Sunday, June 17, 2012

Rodney King Dead at 47

Two weeks ago Rodney appeared upbeat and postive on TMZ,  a national tabloid tv show

Rodney King, was found dead this morning in Rialito, CA. He was 47.

According to our sources, King's fiancée found him dead at the bottom of a pool.

Law enforcement sources say they responded to a call at 5:25 AM PT. We're told they physically removed King from the pool and attempted CPR. 

He was pronounced dead at 6:11 AM.

Law enforcement sources say Rialto PD will open a drowning investigation. 

Rodney King after being a victim of police brutality
King became famous in 1991 when he was the victim of police brutality at the hands of the LAPD. The officers involved in the incident were acquitted the following year and the announcement of the verdict led to the Los Angeles riots. 

We will keep you updated as more details come in. 

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