Don Cornelius Found Dead In Suspected Suicide

Creator of the “hippest trip in America” Gone

An innovator in soul has reportedly passed according to TMZ.

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.

We’re told Cornelius was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Cornelius hosted Soul Train from its debut in 1971 until 1993.

Suicide Risk Factors

  • elderly
  • divorced/single
  • male
  • untreated medical illness
  • substance abuse

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“We wish you love, peace and soul,” Don Cornelius.

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