Rodney King, whose videotaped beating by LAPD officers sparked a national debate about police use of force two decades ago, died Sunday at his home in Rialto, Calif.
Investigators with the Rialto Police Department are treating King's death as accidental; he was found submerged in his pool after his fiancee called 911, reports the Los Angeles Times.
In recent years, King had been pulled over several times for driving erratically, and April 29 marked the 20-year anniversary of the Los Angeles riots that followed the acquittal of the officers taped in 1991 beating King.
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