LOS ANGELES — Rodney King's fiancee said in a frantic 911 call that she threw a shovel to try to rouse him after she woke to the sounds of a fall and found him at the bottom of his swimming pool.

Cynthia Kelley repeatedly implored authorities to hurry to King's Rialto, Calif., home early Sunday. In audio authorities released Tuesday, Kelley tells a dispatcher that she tried to rouse King but he wasn't responding.

"He's not moving," Kelley said, crying throughout the call. "I was sleeping, all of a sudden I heard something fall like the table and then I looked over and then I went to find him and he's at the bottom of the swimming pool. He's still there. Please hurry up."

The 5-minute, 15-second phone call ends with the arrival of police officers who pulled King from the pool and began life-saving efforts. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police have said they have found no signs of foul play and continue to investigate King's case as an accidental drowning.

Authorities are awaiting toxicology results and said they'll use them in conjunction with an autopsy performed Monday to determine how King died.

The dispatcher asked Kelley if she was able to get into the pool to get King out, but she said she couldn't. She said she tried to "wake him up," including throwing a shovel into the water, but he wasn't responding.

At one point, Kelley told dispatchers that the man in the pool was King, "the guy that got beat by the police."

Kelley, who was interviewed by police for several hours Sunday, is heard on the audio saying she needs to call King's family.

King became famous after his severe beating by Los Angeles police in 1991 was captured on videotape and broadcast worldwide.

The trial of four officers charged with felony assault in the beating ended after a jury with no black members acquitted three of the officers on state charges; a mistrial was declared for a fourth.

The verdict sparked one of the most costly and deadly race riots in the nation's history.

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  • March 31, 1991

    This March 31, 1991 image made from video shot by George Holliday shows police officers beating a man, later identified as Rodney King. King, the black motorist whose 1991 videotaped beating by Los Angeles police officers was the touchstone for one of the most destructive race riots in the nation's history, has died, his publicist said Sunday, June 17, 2012. He was 47. (AP Photo/Courtesy of KTLA Los Angeles, George Holliday)

  • March 6, 1991

    This file photo of Rodney King was taken three days after his videotaped beating in Los Angeles on March 6, 1991. (AP Photo/Pool, File)

  • March 6, 1991

    This March 6, 1991 file photo shows Rodney King showing bruises he sustained at the hands of four Los Angeles police officers. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, File)

  • This April 29, 1992 file photo shows several buildings in a Boys Market shopping center fully engulfed in flames before firefighters can arrive as rioting erupted in South-Central Los Angeles. The acquittal of four police officers in the videotaped beating of Rodney King sparked rioting that spread across the city and into neighboring suburbs. Cars were demolished and homes and businesses were burned. Before order was restored, 55 people were dead, 2,300 injured and more than 1,500 buildings were damaged or destroyed. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)

  • April 30, 1992

    In this April 30, 1992 file photo, a Los Angeles police officer takes aim at a looter in a market at Alvarado and Beverly Boulevard in Los Angeles during the second night of rioting in the city. (AP Photo/John Gaps III, File)

  • April 30, 1992

    In this April 30, 1992 file photo, a man removes a couch from a store in South-Central Los Angeles as looting and rioting continued throughout the area. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

  • April 30, 1992

    Smoke covers Los Angeles in this Thursday, April 30, 1992 file photo as fires like this one on Vermont Avenue burn out of control. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

  • April 30, 1992

    In this April 30, 1992 file photo, looters mill in the parking lot of the ABC Market in South-Central Los Angeles as violence and looting ensued on the first day of riots following the verdicts in the Rodney King assault case. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

  • May 1, 1992 - "Can we all get along?"

    This May 1, 1992 file photo shows Rodney King, right, speaking during a news conference in Los Angeles along with his attorney, Steven Lerman, left. (AP Photo/David Longstreath, file)

  • July 16, 1992

    This July 16, 1992 file photo shows Rodney King being escorted from jail in Santa Ana, Calif. after he was arrested for investigation of drunken driving. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, file)

  • July 20, 1993

    This July 20, 1993 file photo shows Rodney King speaking during an appearance on KFI-AM radio's "Bill Handel and Mark Whitlock" show in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, file)

  • June 2, 1994

    This June 2, 1994 file photo shows Rodney King speaking at a news conference in Santa Ana, Calif. along with his attorney Milton Grimes, at left. (AP Photo/Chris Martinez, file)

  • April 13, 2012

    This April 13, 2012 file photo shows Rodney King posing for a portrait in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, file)

  • Rodney Hughes

    Rodney Hughes watches television coverage of his father Rodney King after giving an exclusive interview with Savannah, Georgia Reporter Ava Pittman of WJCL-TV on Sunday afternoon June 17, 2012, in Savannah, Ga. Huges, 21 spoke about his late father Rodney King who was found dead Sunday at age 47 after he was pulled from the bottom of his swimming pool. (AP Photo/Lewis Levine)

  • June 17, 2012

    Police technician Noretta Barker loads evidence from Rodney King's home into a vehical in Rialto, Calif., Sunday, June 17, 2012. King's fiancee called police to report that she found him at the bottom of the swimming pool at their home in Rialto, Calif., officials said. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

  • June 17, 2012

    Rialto police detective Carla McCullough, right, and a photographer conduct an investigation at Rodney King's home in Rialto, Calif., Sunday, June 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

  • June 17, 2012

    Rodney King's two daughters, Candice, front, and Lora, facing forward, comfort each other as King's former body guard Johnnie Kelly watches near King's home in Rialto, Calif., Sunday, June 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

  • June 17, 2012

    Two police officers stand in front of Rodney King's home in Rialto, Calif., Sunday, June 17, 2012. AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

  • June 17, 2012

    A pair of sandals lie next to a hose near the swimming pool at Rodney King's home in Rialto, Calif., Sunday, June 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

  • June 17, 2012

    A girl runs past Rodney King's home in Rialto, Calif., Sunday, June 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)