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"Soul Train" Creator Don Cornelius Dead In Apparent Suicide

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act February 1, 2012 at 9:43AM

Whoa! From the LA Times just minutes ago...

Whoa! From the LA Times just minutes ago...

"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.

In a 2010 interview with The Times, he said he was excited about a movie project he was developing about "Soul Train." 

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The show officially went off the air in 2006, although Cornelius stopped hosting it in 1993.


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