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15 items from 2012


Rodney King death ruled as 'accidental' by police after further tests

23 August 2012 11:48 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Rodney King's death has been ruled as accidental, according to Los Angeles police. The civil rights figure was found dead by his fiancée Cynthia Kelley on June 17 in the swimming pool of his Rialto, California home. He hit the headlines in 1991 when he was beaten by Lapd officers, and their subsequent acquittal sparked the 1992 Los Angeles riots. Kelley claimed that King had been drinking alcohol and smoking marijuana hours before his death, which has now been confirmed by a new toxicology report. According to TMZ, the coroner's report reveals that King was "in a (more) »

- By Zeba Blay

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Rodney King Funeral -- Rev. Sharpton Calls Him 'Symbol of Forgiveness'

30 June 2012 2:22 PM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Rodney King was laid to rest today at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills, where such notable names as Michael Jackson, Andy Gibb, Liberace, and Ed McMahon were laid to rest.The family held a private funeral early in the day, and then a public memorial and burialRev. Al Sharpton, who delivered the eulogy, said of King, "People should not be judged by the mistakes that they make, but by how they rise above them. Rodney had risen above his mistakes, »

- TMZ Staff

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Rodney King's Fiancee -- Not Invited to Funeral

23 June 2012 1:00 AM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Rodney King's fiancée Cynthia Kelley is not invited to his funeral services -- King family sources tell TMZ.According to sources, the services will be held next Saturday in Hollywood -- but the family hasn't contacted Cynthia since the day after Rodney died ... and doesn't plan to.We're told Cynthia hasn't made any efforts to make arrangements for Rodney -- so the family doesn't feel the need to reach out.We're told the family »

- TMZ Staff

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Rodney King Death -- The 911 Call

19 June 2012 3:35 PM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

TMZ has obtained the emotional 911 call placed by Rodney King's fiancee moments after she discovered his body at the bottom of his pool in Rialto, CA Sunday.When asked to identify the body, his fiancee Cynthia Kelley tells the operator, "He's Rodney King. The guy that got beat by the police."The operator asks if Kelley can go in and get King's body -- Kelley tearfully replies she can't swim. Kelley says she tried »

- TMZ Staff

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Rodney King Wanted to Dump Fiancée Before Death

19 June 2012 1:27 PM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Rodney King's closest friend tells TMZ ... he's asked cops to take a closer look at King's fiancée -- because their relationship was volatile to the point King wanted to break up with her.Damon Feldman -- who worked with King on the celebrity boxing circuit and has known him for years -- tells us King complained to him in recent weeks that his relationship with fiancée Cynthia Kelley was out of control and he »

- TMZ Staff

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Rodney King death: Police 'rule out foul play from fiancée'

18 June 2012 9:34 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Police sources have reportedly said they do not believe Rodney King's fiancée Cynthia Kelley played a part in his death. King, whose famous police brutality trial in 1992 sparked the Los Angeles riots, was found dead at the bottom of the pool in his Rialto, California home on Sunday (June 17). Kelley told detectives that the 47-year-old had been drinking and smoking marijuana just hours before she found him dead. However, friends of the late King are doubtful of Kelley's story, and told investigating officers that (more) »

- By Zeba Blay

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Rodney King death: marijuana plants confiscated from home

18 June 2012 7:22 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Police have confiscated several marijuana plants from the home of the late Rodney King, as the investigation into his death continues. King was found dead at the bottom of the pool at his Rialto, California home on Sunday (June 17) by fiancée Cynthia Kelley. TMZ reports that detectives are currently investigating King's death, after claims that he was allegedly crying uncontrollably shortly before a neighbor heard a splash. During a search of King's home, officers took away a number of items as evidence, including potted plants of marijuana and a pitchfork. Kelley has claimed that King had been drinking and smoking marijuana just hours (more) »

- By Zeba Blay

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Cops Believe Fiancee's Story of How Rodney King Died

18 June 2012 4:32 PM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Police do Not believe Rodney King's fiancee is hiding information about his death.Law enforcement sources at the Rialto Pd tell TMZ ... they've concluded Cynthia Kelley has been "cooperative and forthright" in her account of the events leading up to Rodney King's death.As TMZ reported, several of King's friends tell us Kelley changed her story several times -- that she heard Rodney banging on the window at around 5 Am Sunday and then »

- TMZ Staff

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Rodney King Dead -- Friends Are Not Buying Fiancee's Death Story

18 June 2012 5:30 AM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Two close friends of Rodney King think his fiancée isn't telling the truth about what happened leading up to his death ... and they've voiced their suspicions to cops, TMZ has learned. As TMZ first reported, King's fiancee, Cynthia Kelley, says she was awakened by the sound of King banging on the window of their home just after 5:00 Am on Sunday ... and then heard him fall in the pool. But sources close to King tell »

- TMZ Staff

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CNN’s Don Lemon Speaks To Mediaite About His Time With Rodney King

17 June 2012 8:54 PM, PDT | Mediaite - TV | See recent Mediaite - TV news »

Marking the 20-year anniversary of Rodney King's violent encounter with Los Angeles police that would spark racial tensions throughout the country, CNN's Don Lemon spoke with King and his fiancée Cynthia Kelley in what became one of the last — and certainly the most in-depth — interviews King gave. Upon receiving news of King's death on Sunday morning, Lemon revisited the special, "Race and Rage." Speaking to Mediaite, Lemon reflected on his two-day visit with King and what he took away from it. »

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Rodney King Dead At 47, Was Excited For Boxing Match Before Death

17 June 2012 7:54 PM, PDT | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

Rodney King, the victim of the vicious 1991 videotaped police beating which led to the Los Angeles Riots, has died Sunday at the age of 47. According to The Hollywood Reporter and Capt. Randy DeAnda, King was found by his fiancee, Cynthia Kelley, at the bottom of the swimming pool at his Rialto, CA home. After law enforcement responded to a 911 call at 5:45 a.m. Pst, King was removed from the pool and CPR was attempted. According to police reports, King was pronounced dead at 6:11 a.m. Pst, a local hospital. King’s notoriety came after being brutally beaten by police March 2, 1991. Later in his life, King’s alcohol  [ Read More ] »

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Rodney King drinking, smoking marijuana before death?

17 June 2012 11:47 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Rodney King's fiancée has apparently revealed more details on the public figure's recent death. King was found dead at the bottom of a swimming pool by his fiancée today (June 17) in Rialto, California. The victim of police brutality in 1991, King's court case against the officers who beat him incited the Los Angeles riots, after all four men were acquitted. TMZ reports that King's fiancée Cynthia Kelley has apparently told friends that King, who suffered from a history of drug abuse, had been smoking marijuana and drinking prior to his death. Sources say that Kelley claims King spent most of Saturday (June 16) drinking (more) »

- By Zeba Blay

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Rodney King Dead -- Drinking, Smoking Weed Before Drowning

17 June 2012 10:27 AM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Rodney King's fiancée is telling friends Rodney had been drinking all day Saturday ... and had smoked weed in the hours leading up to his death ... sources close to King tell TMZ. According to our sources, King's fiancée, Cynthia Kelley, is telling friends King was at the house all day drinking, and he smoked marijuana at some point, before she went to bed at 2:00 Am. We're told Kelley says she next saw King at »

- TMZ Staff

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Rodney King, Face Of The La Riots, Found Dead At Bottom Of Swimming Pool [Updated]

17 June 2012 9:57 AM, PDT | Celebsology | See recent Celebsology news »

Update: King's fiancée Cynthia Kelley has told friends that he was drinking all day Saturday and smoked marajuana just hours before his death. Kelley heard King, who was completely nude, banging on the glass of their Rialito home before he jumped or fell into the pool. 

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Rodney King, the face of the infamous 1992 Los Angeles riots, was found dead early  this morning at his home in Rialto, CA. He was 47.

Kelley heard him in the back yard, and went outside to find him at the bottom of his swimming pool, according to CNN. After calling 911 at 5:25 am, Kelly physically removed him from the pool and attempted to revive him, but it was too late. King was pronounced dead at a local hospital at 6:11 am. 

| Related: PoliticOlogy's Complete Guide To The L.A. Riots, 20 Years Later |

"Rialto police officers responded to the location and removed him from inside »

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Rodney King Dead at 47

17 June 2012 8:39 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Rodney King, who was at the forefront of a police brutality trial after he was videotaped being viciously beaten in 1991, was found dead Sunday morning, according to reports. He was 47. King was found by his fiance, Cynthia Kelley, at the bottom of the swimming pool in his home early Sunday morning in Rialto, CA, according to Capt. Randy DeAnda. Law enforcement responded to a call at 5:45 am Pst, and King was removed from the pool where CPR was attempted at the scene. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital at 6:11 am, according to police reports. 

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