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Rodney King Found Dead

Rodney King, whose videotaped beating by police in 1991 sparked the Los Angeles riots, was found dead in his swimming pool Sunday, authorities and his fiancee said. He was 47. Police said King’s fiancĂ©e discovered Rodney King body at the…

Rodney King Arrested

Rodney King, whose videotaped 1991 beating by police and their subsequent acquittal sparked the Los Angeles riots the following year, was arrested Tuesday afternoon, suspected of driving under the influence in Moreno Valley. Officers from the Moreno Valley Police Department…