Rodney King

Victim of Police Brutality
Born Apr 2, 1965

Rodney Glen King was an American construction worker who became well known after being beaten harshly by Los Angeles police officers during a traffic stop on 3 March 1991. A bystander, George Holliday, witnessed the beating and videotaped much of the incident from a distance.… Read More

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1965 Birth Born on April 2, 1965.


2012 47 Years Old On August 23, 2012, King's autopsy results were released, stating he died of accidental drowning, and alcohol, cocaine, marijuana, and PCP found in his system were contributing factors. "The effects of the drugs and alcohol, combined with the subject's heart condition, probably precipitated a cardiac arrhythmia and the subject, thus incapacitated, was unable to save himself and drowned". … Read More
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