Benjamin Keough, grandson of Elvis Presley, dies aged 27; mother Lisa Marie says she's 'heartbroken'

Benjamin Keough was reportedly found in Calabasas near Los Angeles with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The Associated Press July 13, 2020 11:15:40 IST
Benjamin Keough, grandson of Elvis Presley, dies aged 27; mother Lisa Marie says she's 'heartbroken'

Benjamin Keough, son of Lisa Marie Presley has died. He was 27.

Presley’s representative Roger Widynowski said in a statement Sunday to The Associated Press that she was “heartbroken” after learning about the death of her son Benjamin Keough. He is the grandson of the late Elvis Presley.

TMZ reports that Keough died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound Sunday in Calabasas, California.

Benjamin Keough grandson of Elvis Presley dies aged 27 mother Lisa Marie says shes heartbroken

In this Jan. 8, 2010, file photo, Priscilla Presley, second from left, her daughter, Lisa Marie Presley, second from right, and Lisa Marie's children, Riley Keough, left, and Benjamin Keough, right, take part in a ceremony in Memphis, Tenn., commemorating Elvis Presley's 75th birthday |(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

“She is completely heartbroken, inconsolable and beyond devastated but trying to stay strong for her 11-year-old twins and her oldest daughter Riley,” Widynowski said in the statement. “She adored that boy. He was the love of her life.”

Presley had Keough and actress Riley Keough, 31, with her former husband Danny Keough. She also had twins from another marriage.

Nancy Sinatra tweeted her condolences to Presley, writing, “I have known you since before your mama gave birth to you, never dreaming you would have pain like this in your life. I’m so very sorry.”

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