“Soul Train” creator Don Cornelius was found dead at his Sherman Oaks on home Wednesday morning.
Law enforcement sources said police arrived at Cornelius’ home around 4 a.m. He apparently died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to sources, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the case was ongoing.
The sources said there was no sign of foul play, but the Los Angeles Police Department was investigating.
Tmz reports that Cornelius’ body was taken to the hospital,where he was later pronounced dead.
“Soul Train” which debuted in 1971,was the longest-running first-run nationally syndicated show in television history.
We want to first offer our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Don Cornelius.
Most importantly we want to say “Thank You” Don..Soul Train was more than just an entertainment TV show it was an institution!!
RIP Don! Thank You,Thank You,Thank You!!!!
Pop The Hood on Don Cornelius get his boogie on in the world famous SOUL TRAIN line.