Reports: Cuba Gooding Sr., soul singer and father of Oscar winner, found dead
4:44 PM, Apr 20, 2017
5:21 PM, Apr 20, 2017
SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Cuba Gooding Sr., a popular soul singer and father of Cuba Gooding Jr., was found dead in Los Angeles County Thursday. He was 72-years-old.
He would have turned 73 next week.
Gooding Sr. was reportedly found in his car in Woodland Hills in the 22100 block of Ventura Boulevard. Firefighters responded to the scene shortly before 1 p.m., but were not able to resuscitate Gooding Sr., Los Angeles's ABC-affiliate ABC7 said.
Police are currently investigating. An official cause of death has not been released.