American singer in the style of soul Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car in the San Fernando valley, California. According to preliminary data, the cause of death was an overdose of alcohol, reports TMZ.
The police found in the car Gooding empty bottles of alcoholic beverages.
The musician was 72.
Cuba Gooding Sr.- lead singer of the rhythm and Blues group The Main Ingredient, to which he came in 1971 after the death of previous frontman Donald MacPherson. In 1972, the band recorded his biggest hit, Everybody Plays the Fool, which was nominated for the music award "Grammy".
The son of singer Cuba Gooding, Jr., best known for the TV series "American crime story," in which he played the role of American football player O. J. Simpson. The actor also received the award "Oscar" for the role kind of Tidwell in movie "Jerry Maguire".