The hits keep on coming. According to several news outlets; Elvis Presley’s grandson and Lisa Marie Presley’s son, Benjamin Storm Keough, has died from a reported self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Born on October 21, 1992 in Tampa, Florida to Lisa Marie Presley and Danny Keough. Her mother is the only child of ‘King of Rock and Roll’ Elvis Presley and actress Priscilla Presley. His father – Danny Keough – was a bass guitar player who played in his mother’s band. His parents divorced within a couple of years after his birth. Many have stated that Benjamin looked very much like his grandfather, Elvis Pressley. He was only 27 years old at the time of his death.
A representative has stated that Benjamin Keough was found in Calabasas, California, with an alleged self-inflicted gunshot wound. At this time no further details on the circumstances of Keough’s death, were given.
Lisa Marie Presley’s manager Roger Widynowski confirmed the death in a statement to USA TODAY: “She is completely heartbroken, inconsolable and beyond devastated but trying to stay strong for her 11-year-old twins and her oldest daughter Riley. She adored that boy. He was the love of her life.”
Our most sincerest condolences to Lisa Marie Pressley, his family, and friends. May he rest in peace.
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