Singer Cuba Gooding Sr found dead in his car

Singer Cuba Gooding Sr found dead in his car

A view of the car where singer Cuba Gooding Sr. was found dead on April 20, 2017 in Woodland Hills, California. Pic/AFP
A view of the car where singer Cuba Gooding Sr. was found dead on April 20, 2017 in Woodland Hills, California. Pic/AFP


Los Angeles: Singer Cuba Gooding Sr was found dead in his car here. He was 72.


The soul singer was found slumped over inside his car in Woodland Hills, California at 12:58 p.m. on Thursday, but he could not be revived by cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).


A spokesperson with the Los Angeles Fire Department confirmed that they responded to a call on Ventura Boulevard and determined the death of an adult male at that same time.


Gooding Sr was famous for his 1972 hit "Everybody plays the fool", as the lead singer of the band The Main Ingredient.


The police is investigating the cause of death.