“Soul Train” Host Don Cornelius Dead Of Apparent Suicide

Don Cornelius File Photo
Don Cornelius File Photo

Don Cornelius File Photo

It is with sadness and shock that we have learned that legend Don Cornelius, former host of "Soul Train" has been found dead. His death is being ruled a suicide.

He was found dead about 2 hours ago, 4 a.m. pacific time in his home in the San Fernando Valley of Sherman Oaks, California.

He died from a self-inflicted gun shot wound to the head.  He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Cornelius was 75 years old.

"Soul train" debuted on the air in 1971 and ran until 2006.

We are stunned by the news of Cornelius's passing.......-DocFB