Rodney King dead at 47

Rodney King dead at 47

June 18, 2012 Updated Jun 18, 2012 at 10:30 AM CDT

Rodney King, the California man whose beating at the hands of Los Angeles Police officers was captured on video in the early 1990s died Sunday at his home, according to the Los Angeles Times. He was 47.

King's body was found at the bottom of his swimming pool, according to police. Police are investigating King's death as a drowning, according to the Los Angeles Times story.

Read the Los Angeles Times story HERE.

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