Riley Keough remembers the last time she saw her brother Benjamin before his death in a heartbreaking message: “I wish I had kissed you properly”
Riley Keough recalled the last time she saw her brother Benjamin Keough before he tragically committed suicide following an argument with his girlfriend.
The 32-year-old actress posted a photo of herself with her brother as she shared the details of their last meeting.
– A year ago, this morning was the last time I saw you. I didn’t kiss you properly because I thought you had covid. I wish I had kissed you well. I miss you everyday @jj_silkyhands. ‘
“I wish I had hugged you tight”: Riley Keough recalled the last time she saw her brother Benjamin Keough before he tragically committed suicide following an argument with his girlfriend
The photo appeared to capture the duo lying on the beach as Benjamin made a silly face to the camera and his sister had a more serious expression.
In October, it was revealed that Riley’s brother Benjamin had cocaine and alcohol in his system when he committed suicide after arguing with his girlfriend at the age of 27. .
At the time, sources revealed that he had “struggled” and that his death, while devastating, was not a “huge surprise” to his mother or other loved ones.
CCTV footage showed him arguing with his girlfriend, Diana Pinto, in the backyard of their home.
Remember: Keough’s brother tragically committed suicide last year (Riley pictured in June 2021)
He then went inside, locked himself in a bathroom, placed a gun in his mouth, and shot himself.
Pinto heard the gunshot, went inside, and had to use a hairpin to get to the bathroom. She found him dead and called the police.
It is not known how much alcohol or cocaine he had in his body, but there were traces of both, according to the report released by the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office.
‘Angel’: Keough remembered his brother when posting this photo of him in August 2020
Heartbreaking: Benjamin (pictured) had attempted suicide six months earlier, then spent three weeks in rehab four months before his death
The report also described Keough’s history of mental illness.
He had attempted suicide six months earlier, then spent three weeks in rehab four months before he died.
Keough was the son of Lisa Marie and musician Danny Keough, the first of her four husbands. The couple were together from 1988 to 1994.
Benjamin’s grandmother, Priscilla, 75, married Elvis Presley in 1967 but they divorced six years later. They only had their daughter Lisa Marie in 1968. Elvis died nine years later.
For confidential assistance in the UK, call the Samaritans on 116 123 or visit www.samaritans.org for details; In the United States, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
Family affairs: Benjamin with his mother Lisa Marie Presley in 2012