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Mike Moulin, 70, key police figure during LA riots

Aug 06, 2019 - The Boston Globe
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Mike Moulin, a former Los Angeles police lieutenant who came under fire for failing to quell the first outbreak of rioting after the Rodney King beating verdict, has died. He was 70.

Mr. Moulin's daughter, Lee, confirmed Monday that her father died at a Santa Monica hospital on July 30 after a brief illness.

Mr. Moulin was in charge of officers at an intersection in South Los Angeles when rioting began on April 29, 1992, following the acquittal of four officers in the King beating. W...