‘Soul Train’ Creator Don Cornelius Dead In Apparent Suicide, 1936-2012

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Don Cornelius, the creator of the ground breaking television show “Soul Train” has been found dead.


TMZ is reporting that the body of the 75-year old was discovered this morning at around 4 AM PT in his Sherman Oaks, California home. According to the report police believe Cornelius died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.


Sources said there was no sign of foul play, but the Los Angeles Police Department is investigating.


Soul Train” was a very popular variety show that featured performances from many star R&B, soul and hip hop acts. It aired from October 1971 to until March 2006.


As the show’s host, Cornelius ended each episode with the popular catchphrase: “I’m Don Cornelius, and as always in parting, we wish you love, peace and soul!”


R.I.P. Don Cornelius.

One Response to “‘Soul Train’ Creator Don Cornelius Dead In Apparent Suicide, 1936-2012”

  1. lqwid Says:

    really? 75 year oldes dont kill themselves! How stupid do they think we are?All he gave all he had to give? really son really?he takes himself out the game? no no way unless he was hella sick but still I dont buy it stay tuned….

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