Rodney King, R.I.P. – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age and Birthday

The Activist Rodney King passed away at age 47; this age of death has to be considered premature. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Rodney King and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

At the conclusion of a high-speed chase, he suffered an excessive beating at the hands of LAPD police officers, which catalyzed the 1992 LA riots. 

He was married to Danetta Lyles from 1985 to 1988 and Crystal Waters from 1989 until 1996. He was also in a relationship with Cynthia Kelley from 2010 until his death. He had three daughters. His parents were Ronald King and Odessa King. 

How did Rodney King die?

Rodney King's death was caused by Alcohol Poisoning.

Information about the death of Rodney King
Cause of deathAlcohol Poisoning
Age of death47 years
ProfessionActivist, Author
BirthdayApril 2, 1965
Death dateJune 17, 2012
Place of deathRialto, California, United States
Place of burialForest Lawn, Los Angeles, California, United States

Quotes by Rodney King

What I’ve learned to do is arrest my addiction – arrest it myself, so I don’t get arrested.

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Can we all get along?

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Waking up sober is a good day. I love being able to wake up and do positive things, to go to the gym.

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When I leave here, when my final day on this earth is up, I want to leave in peace. I want to have peace in my heart.

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As far as having peace within myself, the one way I can do that is forgiving the people who have done wrong to me. It causes more stress to build up anger. Peace is more productive.

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