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Dead At 47

Rodney King speaks with fans before presenting his autobiographical book "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption" at the Eso Won Book Store in Los Angeles on April 30, 2012. The 1992 police beating of Rodney King sparked the LA riots that left more than 50 people dead. (credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/GettyImages)

Rodney King Found Dead In Rialto At 47

Rodney King, the man at the center of an infamous police beating which ignited the 1992 Los Angeles riots, died Sunday at the age of 47, his publicist confirmed.

06/17/2012

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