Don Cornelius Found Dead

2/1/2012, 10:10 a.m.

TMZ is reporting that Soul Train founder and legend Don Cornelius is dead at age 75. According to TMZ, Cornelius' body was discovered around 4 a. m. (Pacific Time) on Feb. 1.

Law enforcement sources said 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," TMZ reported.

"Soul Train," which ran from 1971 to 2006, changed the landscape of television.