Singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead at 72

Cuba Gooding Sr. (AP file)
Cuba Gooding Sr. (AP file)

Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. was found dead in California on Thursday, TMZ reported. He was the father of Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr.

Gooding Sr. was found dead in his car in Woodland Hills, police sources told TMZ. Police believe he may have died of an overdose.

He was the lead singer of the group The Main Ingredient, which had a couple of hits in the 1970s.

The New York City native died a week shy of his 73rd birthday.

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