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Breaking News: Cuba Gooding Sr. Found Dead Moments Ago

Cuba Gooding Sr. Dead at 71

Father of Cuba Gooding Jr. Found Dead

Nope! News has just learned that Cuba Gooding Sr, father to Cuba Gooding Jr. has passed away a few hours ago. Sources tell us that Cuba Sr passed away from a drug overdose and was found inside a parked vehicle in the San Fernando Valley area.

Reports say cops responded to the scene at around 2 pm and found the popular soul singer hunched over the steering wheel, in a silver Jaguar. Emergency responders attempted CPR and was unsuccessful at resuscitating him.

Cuba Gooding Sr.: Possible Overdose

Police found several empty beer cans and suspect he died from an overdose. Cuba Sr. was the lead singer of the ’70s soul group The Main Ingredient, which had a huge hit in 1972 with “Everybody Plays the Fool.” He is the father to well-known Oscar winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr.

There are no reports yet that suggest any possible foul play in this matter but police are still investigating. Nope! News & Gossip will update our readers as this story continues.