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Rodney King Cause of Death: Drugs, Alcohol, State of Delirium
The body of Rodney King was discovered at the bottom of a pool by his fiancee last month, with the cause of death listed as "accidental drowning."
That may technically still be the case, but the official death report has come out and it's undeniable now that the man whose 1991 beating sparked riots in Los Angeles stumbled to his demise at the result of numerous substances in his body.
Rodney King Cause of Death Believed to Be Accidental Drowning
Los Angeles police remained outside the home of a counterculture icon Monday morning, one day after they found Rodney King dead in his swimming pool.
The victim of an apparent, accidental drowning, King - who shot to infamy after four LAPD officers brutally beat him in 1991 - was first found by his fiancee.
Rodney King Dead at 47
Rodney King, whose beating by L.A. police in 1991 was caught on tape and sparked riots after the acquittal of the officers involved, was found dead Sunday.
He was found in his swimming pool, local authorities said.
Rodney King Charged Following DUI Arrest
Rodney King has been charged with misdemeanor DUI, according to reports.
Stemming from his arrest July 12 in Riverside County, Calif., King was charged after officers claim they witnessed Rodney committing "multiple infractions."
Rodney King Shot, Wounded in Los Angeles
It's been a violent week in the celebrity news world.
NFL star Sean Taylor died a day after being shot by an unknown assailant in his Miami home. In Las Vegas, O.J. Simpson was arraigned on kidnapping and robbery charges. Now another high-profile shooting has occurred in L.A.