Media sources reported minutes ago that Rodney King, the man at the center of the notorious 1992 Los Angeles riots, was found dead this morning.

According to reports, his fiancee found him lifeless at the bottom of his swimming pool.

King recently made some public appearances to mark the 20th anniversary of the riots, which occured after the acquittal of four white police officers charged with beating King, after a chase that was famously caught on a video camera, and seen around the world by millions.