LA 92 gives viewers a raw unfiltered view of the 92 riots in Los Angeles product of racial tension and Rodney King's beating by LAPD. 1992 remains L.A.'s deadliest year. ... Let It Fall' and 'LA 92' go deep in exploring the L.A. riots. By year’s end, Los Angeles had 1,096 homicides, a record. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times) ... one of 23 unsolved homicides that took place over the six days of the Los Angeles riots. There has been a lot of attention on the '92 LA Riots this week now that we have passed the 25th anniversary. The exact number of people who died in the riots is open to debate, but The Times confirmed 63 victims. View the Los Angeles Riots Fast Facts from CNN & see information about the LA riots stemming from the acquittal of four LAPD officers in the Rodney King beating. 1992 remains L.A.’s deadliest year. Los Angeles Riots of 1992, major outbreak of violence, looting, and arson in Los Angeles that began on April 29, 1992, in response to the acquittal of four white Los Angeles policemen on all but one charge (on which the jury was deadlocked) connected with the severe beating of an African American motorist in March 1991. Hernandez died of "inhalation of smoke, soot, carbon monoxide and thermal burns," Winter said. His body was found May 2, 1992, inside an auto parts shop that was set ablaze during the riots … By year’s end, Los Angeles had 1,096 homicides, a record.
LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A man beaten by angry rioters during the 1992 Los Angeles riots was laying on death's doorstep until a pastor put his life on the line to save him. Forty-four people died in other homicides or incidents tied to the rioting. … Deaths during the riots. The exact number of people who died in the riots is open to debate, but The Times confirmed 63 victims. Forty-four people died in other homicides or incidents tied to the rioting. Media caption Bernard Parks: "It was the singular most important piece of evidence". An additional 44 people died in other homicides or incidents tied to the rioting. Reginald Oliver Denny (born () 22 January 1956) was a white construction truck driver pulled from his truck and severely beaten during the 1992 Los Angeles riots, by a group of black men who came to be known as the "L.A. Four".The attack was captured on video by a news helicopter, and broadcast live on U.S. national television. More than 60 people lost their lives amid the looting and fires that ravaged the city over five days starting April 29, 1992.