Rodney King Dead; Killed By Former Police Sergeant
On: Sunday, June 17, 2012 8:23 AM
Los Angeles, CA
Rodney King, who was the cause of the famous Los Angeles riots in 1992 when officers were acquitted for their brutal beating on King, was found dead this morning floating face down in the family swimming pool.
Police say that former police sergeant Robert Koon, who was convicted for his role in the 1991 beating, was arrested on the scene and charged with homicide.
Authorities are not yet releasing anymore details while they investigate. Rodney King was only 47 years old.