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Don Cornelius, the founder of Soul Train, has died of an apparent suicide, reports TMZ.

Police discovered Cornelius in his Sherman Oaks, CA home last night around 4 a.m. Apparently, he was dead from a self inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

Ironically, in 2009, TMZ revealed that Cornelius including the following passage in his divorce papers: “I am 72 years old. I have significant health issues. I want to finalize this divorce before I die.”

Cornelius was 75 years-old.

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