Don Cornelius of 'Soul Train' Fame Found Dead

February 1, 2012 Updated Feb 1, 2012 at 1:28 PM EDT

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Don Cornelius of 'Soul Train' Fame Found Dead

February 1, 2012 Updated Feb 1, 2012 at 1:28 PM EDT

According to the Los Angeles Times, "Soul Train" creator Don Cornelius was pronounced dead at a California hospital Wednesday, after a family member found the 75-year-old at his home with what authorities believe was a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his head.

Cornelius was 75.

Read the Los Angeles Times story HERE.