75 year old ‘Soul Train’ Creator Commits Suicide

Don Cornelius, the famous man who created the television music series ‘Soul Train’ died on Wednesday. He was found dead in his apartment around one o clock on February 1. He was found dead in his California home in Sherman Oaks. The police say there is no evidence of foul play and that it is an apparent suicide.

He was taken to hospital when the police found him with a gunshot wound and he was pronounced dead at 4am. Though there was no evidence of foul play, the investigation about his death is still ongoing. Soul train was an American musical variety show that exposed Americans to black pop culture, hip hop, jazz and R&B. The show began in 1971 and went on till 2006. Even after ending the show, the reruns went on for two years.

 

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