Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr, the father of Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr, has died.
Gooding Jr’s publicist confirmed the death of the 72-year-old, who was the lead singer of soul group The Main Ingredient and had a brief solo career with Motown Records.
His body was reportedly found in a parked car in the San Fernando Valley in California on Thursday afternoon.
Los Angeles Police Department did not name Gooding Sr, but confirmed it investigated the death of a man found in a car on Ventura Boulevard, Woodland Hills, at around 1pm.
A police spokesman said there was “no indication of