Elvis Presley's grandson Benjamin Keough is dead at the age of 27 years.
This writes the news agency AP on the night of Monday Danish time.
According to the american media TMZ died Keough Sunday in the city of Calabasas in California by a shot from his own hand.
Benjamin Keough is the son of Elvis' only daughter Lisa Marie Presley and Danny Keough. His sister is the 31-year-old actress Riley Keough.
Lisa Marie Presley's agent, Roger Widynowski, said in a press release on Sunday to the AP, that Presley is 'heartbroken' over the loss of his son.
- She is completely crushed, inconsolable and devastated, but she tries to remain strong for her 11-year-old twins and her oldest daughter, Riley, says Widynowski in the press release and adds:
- She adored the boy. He was her life's love.
the 27-year-old Benjamin Keough is in the public most of all known to look like his famous grandfather on the dot.
His grandfather Elvis Presley - also known as the king of rock 'n' roll - is one of the best selling artists ever.
He was, in 1967, married with Priscilla Presley, and together they had a year later Lisa Marie Presley.
Benjamin Keoughs mother, Lisa Marie Presley, is even a musician. She has been married four times. Among other things, actor Nicolas Cage and briefly also with Michael Jackson.
She was nine years old when her famous father was found lifeless on his bathroom floors in the home Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1977.
He was later that day pronounced dead at Baptist Memorial Hospital.
There have been many theories about the cause of death. It is ago determined that he had ingested a lethal dose of a large number of medications, and that it was the cause of his death.