Benjamin Keough , the son of Lisa Marie Presley and the grandson of Elvis Presley, died on Sunday in Calabasas, California. He was 27 years old.
According to TMZ, Keough died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Lisa Marie Presley’s representative Roger Widynowski said in a media statement, “She is completely heartbroken, inconsolable and beyond devastated but tries to stay strong for her 11 year old twins and older daughter Riley. She adored this boy. He was the love of his life. “More from Deadline Nicole Thea Dies: The Pregnant YouTube Star Was 24 Ronald L. Schwary Dies: Oscar ‘Prodinary People’ Producer & Sydney Pollack Collaborator Was 76Jeff Rose Dies: Executive Television And Key Charity Guide Was 88
Keough’s sister is actress Riley Keough and her father is musician Danny Keough, whom Lisa Marie Presley divorced in 1994. He also has two twin sisters Finley and Harper Lockwood whose father is Presley’s ex-husband, Michael Lockwood.
In a 2019 tweet, Lisa Marie Presley tweeted a photo of her family that included Keough. Many have commented on his resemblance to his legendary grandfather.
Mama Lion with cubs ❤️
– Lisa Marie Presley (@LisaPresley) June 20, 2019
Nancy Sinatra, who starred alongside Elvis Presley in the 1968 film Speedway, sent condolences to Lis Marie Presley on Twitter saying “I have known you since before your mom gave birth to you, never dreaming that you would have pain like that in your life. I am really sorry. “
Sweet, sweet princess, what a terrible tragedy. @LisaPresley I’ve known you since before your mom gave birth to you, never dreaming that you would have pain like this in your life. I am really sorry. ???????? I am here.
Lisa Marie, I’m so sorry about your loss. He like you was the splitting image of your dad, his granddad. My his soul be at peace, with his grandfather. 🙏🏽❤️ pic.twitter.com/pyf9JFfVXC— betheking (@bgking1996) July 12, 2020
Keough, along with all of his siblings, were included in images from Lisa Marie Presley’s 2012 music video for the “duet” with Elvis for his 1954 song “I love you because”