TMZ reports that Don Cornelius, who was famous for having created "Soul Train," was found dead in his home in Sherman Oaks, CA this morning. A source from the law enforcement tells TMZ that Cornelius commited suicide.

The police discovered the body at 4 am PT. Cornelius died from a gunshot wound to his head, seemingly self-inflicted. He was taken the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. He was seventy-five years old.

"Soul Train" was an American musical variety TV show which debuted in 1971 and ran all the way until 2006.