Oscar-Winning Actor’s Father Found Dead

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Thursday night in Los Angeles, Cuba Gooding Sr. was found dead in his car.

He is the father of Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr and formerly a member of the American soul and R&B group, The Main Ingredient.

Per Newser:

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ that emergency workers were unable to resuscitate the 72-year-old after he was found slumped over the wheel of his silver Jaguar. ABC7 reports that police don’t suspect foul play.

Fox News reports:

The former member of the group The Main Ingredient was found in the Woodland Hills section of Los Angeles.

Coroner’s Assistant Chief Ed Winter says the cause of death is under investigation, but drug paraphernalia and alcohol were found in the car parked on a busy street.

 

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