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Rodney King Death

Cops Believe Fiancee

6/18/2012 4:32 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0618_rodney_king_Cynthia_Kelley_tmzPolice 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 heard him fall in the pool.  The 2 friends spoke with cops, expressing doubt about her story.

Our law enforcement sources say they have no reason to question Kelley's honesty.  As one law enforcement source said, "People in the neighborhood are just speculating."

Our sources say as of now, this is still being investigated as an accidental death with no foul play.  There are no suspects or people of interest.


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He was a human being, pedophiles, and people who shoot and rob people for a few bucks are not good people in the least. this person Bob who calls Mr.King a 'piece of crap who met a well deserved end'? Is a mindless fool, to say things like that are just silly.He will be judged and so will you Bob and it will be by the same God. I think he has a better chance than you, JMO and Ca. is a medical Marijuana state, growing is not against the law.

822 days ago


So bogus! cops hated King and don't care if someone drowned him. His kids should sue.

822 days ago


Well you gave it your best attempt, TMZ.

822 days ago

Metta Worldhate    

No, the cops don't believe her, the cops don't care.

822 days ago

Metta Worldhate    

If he was banging on the door trying to call to her and then splashed and drowned I got two theories.

1) Non-conspiracy theory: He was having a heart attack, was calling for help, none came, and fell in the pool and drown.

2) Conspiracy theory: He saw someone coming after him, called out for help, none came, and they drowned him. Possibly cops, possibly someone mad about the riots, possibly drug-dealers, possibly some other dude banging his girl or whose girl he was banging.

I lean towards number 2, but they're both possible and we'll never hear the truth.

What I don't believe is the drunk/stoned fell in and drowned story, yet that will be the official ruling. If so, why was he calling out to her?

822 days ago

Metta Worldhate    

His chick looks like LeBron's mom.

822 days ago


Good riddance.

822 days ago


first of all if someone's being on the window when you get up and go outside or look through that window.her story don't make sense. And the cops. Don't really care about Rodney King. You want to be a rocket scientist to know that. So there just going to sweep under you know what I mean. And that'll be the end of in peace Rodney.. And if I see you one day we'll both be party,God bless Rodney's brother and sisters..

822 days ago


Was Robert Wagner in the area.

822 days ago


@ "Cops Believe Fiancee"

This just means they're honing in on her.

822 days ago

Blue Lake    

Smells like murder to me. His family should hire some help 'cause the cops may not be on it.

822 days ago


Timely, Relevant Question Worth-Asking:

Will TMZ now make this a stop on the Tour?

822 days ago

buzz kill    

And the cops should really give two sh*ts about how he died. They are just thankfull there is one less turd to deal with.

822 days ago


How her story changed:

1) "He tripped on the side, hit his head."
2) "He fell from the roof..."
3) "I cracked him upside..."

822 days ago


My famous mother could make the police believe anything -

Rodney coulda been found with his arms and legs bound -

In a potato sack?

And 'ol Ann have the cops believing it was Rodney.

822 days ago
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