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Don Cornelius reported dead (video)

Horrible way to start Black History Month.

TMZ reports that Soul Train founder Don Cornelius has died of an apparent suicide.

Don Cornelius — who famously created “Soul Train” was found dead in his Sherman Oaks, CA home this morning … and law enforcement sources tell us it appears he committed suicide.

We’re told cops discovered the body at around 4 AM PT.  Law enforcement sources tell us … Cornelius died from a gunshot wound to the head and officials believe the wound was self-inflicted.


He wasn’t a sports legend or an athlete, but he created a show that transcended all of that. RIP to a music veteran and legend. Enjoy the videos


About Ed

Ed is one half of the Sports Brothers. He has been in the radio industry for 14 years working in several formats including urban and talk. Upon returning to Miami in 2006 and working at WTPS, he and Jeff Fox were paired up and started The Sports Brothers.