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-- examiner in Southern California today conducted and autopsy on the body of Rodney King.
The man whose videotaped beating at the hands of the Los Angeles police department.
And the officers later acquittal set off some of the most violent and destructive race riots in our nation's history.
King's fiancee claims she found him early yesterday morning at the bottom of his own swimming pool.
She did call 911 by the time the paramedics arrived it was too late to save him.
Investigators say there are no signs of foul play and that they're treating this case is an accidental drowning.
And were told we will not get complete autopsy results for four to six weeks.
All of that said there -- reports that neighbors heard moaning and crying and some sort of commotion at king's house that night.
And some people apparently don't -- the fiance story at all.
Is he recently Rodney King said he was at peace with the beating.
As well as the 1992 riots which killed 54 people and -- about a billion dollars in damage.
Trace Gallagher is live in our Los Angeles newsroom tonight so commotion at their house this is new to me.
-- they're -- at 3 o'clock in the morning shed some of the neighbors heard along with that moaning and crying you -- they heard some very loud music sounding as if someone in Rodney -- backyard was very -- her fiance said.
At 5 o'clock or his fiancee said at 5 o'clock in the morning Rodney King was actually banging on the window and that woke her up and then she heard a splash.
And by the time she read outside Rodney King was at the bottom of the pool now.
There are no signs police say -- -- drugs or alcohol at the scene which is why those toxicology reports.
Are so vital those can be back in two to three weeks Rodney King has been arrested several times in recent years and almost all of those arrests.
Have dealt with alcohol issues -- and what an impact this Rodney King case and what happened after his head on the LAPD.
-- experts say the beating and the riots not only change the rules at the Los Angeles police department but also the entire culture remain.
After the riots police chiefs were no longer allowed to serve indefinitely in fact they were only limited to 25 year terms.
After the riots the next two police chiefs were black which was the first in LA county history in fact many minority hires department wide shot up over the next twenty years.
And the inspector general is now the one who investigates all claims.
Against LA police officers it also experts say change the way police act -- The greens certainly are much more we hear the public scrutiny that they may come under even at the end of -- high speed faith.
Even win the blood -- hot.
And there's a lot of provocation.
They recognize more than ever that there may be great social consequences.
To their conduct.
We should know by the way that some of the areas that were damaged or destroyed in those -- some 21 years ago ship are still to this day very much struggling to recover.
Trace Gallagher live in Los Angeles tonight -- thanks -- -- -- --
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