Rodney King dead at 47

Rodney King was found dead this morning in a pool at his fiancee’s house. There are no official reports regarding his cause of death at this moment but it seems to be a drowning incident. His fiancee Cynthia Kelly called 911 at 5:25 am (PDT). Emergency officers arrived and tried to revive King but there was no hope. Rodney King was pronounced dead at a local hospital. There are no signs of foul play as of yet.

Rodney King became a household name in 1991 when his brutal beating by cops was caught on tape. His case caught national attention. He met his fiancee who was a juror in his case. Stay tuned as the developments unfold.