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Remo D’Souza’s brother-in-law Jason Watkins dies by suicide, confirms police

New Delhi: Ace choregrapher turned director Remo D’Souza and family woke up to shocking unfortunate death news of his brother-in-law Jason Savio Watkins. Remo’s wife Lizelle took to social media and grieved her brother’s sudden demise. He was 48.

Jason Watkins died by suicide at his Yamuna Nagar residence in Andheri on Thursday, said police official .

“Choreographer and director Remo D’Souza’s 48-year-old brother-in-law, Jason Savio Watkins, died by suicide in his apartment in Mumbai. His body has been sent to Cooper Hospital for a post mortem. A case has been registered; further investigation underway,” said Mumbai Police.

According to a senior cop, the police received a phone call at around 12 pm, saying that a person has died by suicide inside flat no 302 of Yamuna Nagar at Andheri. The Oshiwara police identified him as Jason Watkins, brother-in-law of Remo D’Souza.

The police took him to Cooper hospital and the doctors in the hospital declared him brought dead. The police are taking statements from his 74-year-old father Desmond and sister Lizelle Remo D’Souza.

The police have registered a case under Accidental Death Report (ADR) and further investigation is underway.

Remo D’Souza mourned his demise and wrote: You broke our hearts brother, hope you finally found Peace REST IN PEACE #jasonwatkins

Several celeb friends including Mohan Shakti, Siddharth Gupta and others extended condolences to the family.

Jason assisted Remo in movies and worked with him in many ventures.