Los Angeles, July 13
A bit-known member of one in every of rock ‘n’ roll music’s royal households, Benjamin Keough, grandson of the late Elvis Presley and solely son of the “The King’s” daughter, Lisa Marie Presley, has died aged 27, her spokesman mentioned on Sunday.
There was no quick phrase from authorities on the circumstances or timing of Keough’s demise. The Los Angeles County coroner’s workplace confirmed solely that the demise of a person of his identify and age was below investigation.
Citing unnamed regulation enforcement sources, movie star information web site TMZ mentioned Keough had taken his personal life on Sunday in Calabasas, California, a group northwest of Los Angeles.
That info couldn’t be independently verified.
Keough was the youthful of the 2 youngsters Lisa Marie Presley had by her first husband, musician Danny Keough, earlier than their divorce in 1994. The different is actress Riley Keough, 31.
Presley, 52, singer-songwriter in her personal proper, additionally has twin 11-year-old daughters together with her fourth husband, musician-producer Michael Lockwood, whom she wed in 2006 after two transient marriages, to pop star Michael Jackson and actor Nicolas Cage.
She is the one offspring of rock pioneer Presley, by his marriage to actress Priscilla Presley.
Lisa Marie Presley’s solely son, who stored a low public profile, bore an uncanny resemblance to his grandfather, extensively acclaimed because the “King of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” who died in 1977.
“She is completely heartbroken, inconsolable and beyond devastated, but trying to stay strong for her 11-year-old twins and her oldest daughter Riley,” Roger Widynowksi, a spokesman for Lisa Marie Presley’s supervisor, mentioned in a press release.
“She adored that boy. He was the love of her life.” Her shut relationship to her son, whose center identify was Storm, was reported to have impressed the title monitor she wrote for her third album, “Storm & Grace,” launched in 2012.
One of the final occasions he was seen in public with the household, in keeping with TMZ, was throughout a vigil at Graceland for the 40th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s demise.
Benjamin Keough was himself a musician who struck a report deal and had earned a few performing credit in his burgeoning profession, TMZ added. Reuters