Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Don Cornealius Found Dead
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. ( TMZ Reported)
We're told Cornelius was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. Cornelius was 75
Sources close to Don tell us ... the TV icon was plagued with health issues for years ... including a stroke and a condition that required brain surgery.
As the Story Developes we will bring you more info.