Lisa Marie Presley faced unimaginable sadness when her only son and second child with her husband Danny Keough, 27-year-old Benjamin Keough, committed himself in July 2020.
Roger Widynowski, Presley’s manager, verified the devastating news, claiming that his client was saddened, inconsolable, and distraught. She admired that young man. He was the love of her life, he continued. While he refused to provide any specifics concerning Keough’s death, the L.A. County Medical Examiner-Coroner eventually verified that Presley’s son had died by suicide at their house no one else was present at the time.
While Presley has not spoken publicly about her loss, her mom, Priscilla, has been open about it on Facebook. These are some of her family’s worst days. The trauma of losing Ben has been awful, she wrote, adding, Each day she wakes up she wishes it will get better. Then she thinks of her daughter and the suffering she is through since she was a devoted mom.
These are some of the darkest days of my family’s life. The shock of losing Ben has been devastating. Trying to put all…Posted by Priscilla Presley on Wednesday, 22 July 2020
Riley Presley, Presley’s oldest daughter and Keough’s sister, also revealed her heart on Instagram.
If you or somebody you understand is contemplating suicide, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).