SOUL TRAIN’S DON CORNELIUS DEAD, APPARENT SUICIDE

SOUL TRAIN’S DON CORNELIUS DEAD, APPARENT SUICIDE

LA Police found the legendary Soul Train host in his home

by Team Ebony, February 1, 2012

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SOUL TRAIN’S DON CORNELIUS DEAD, APPARENT SUICIDE

courtesy of Soul Train

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say Don Cornelius, creator of the long-running TV dance show "Soul Train," shot himself to death Wednesday morning at his home.

Officers responding to a report of a shooting found the 75-year-old at his Mulholland Drive home at around 4 a.m.

A coroner says he was pronounced dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

"Soul Train" began in Chicago as a local program in 1970 and aired nationally from 1971 to 2006.

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