Andrew Embiricos, the 25-year-old grandson of Silver screen icon Rita Hayworth, has been found dead at is US Chelsea home, in an apparent suicide.
Embiricos was found laying on his bed, on Sunday evening by his close friend Aaron Edwards, who went to check on Embiricos , after he had missed some important meetings. It is reported that he was found with a plastic bag over his head, in what seems like a tragic suicide.
A graduate of Fordham University with a degree in psychology, Embiricos founded a Facebook charity group that provided clothing to homeless people. He also worked with HIV/AIDS advocacy groups and the Alzheimer’s Association. His grandmother , Hayworth died of the mind-robbing disease.
A family associate, Michael Musto revealed that Embiricos had been battling HIV, had been in and out of drug rehab and had attempted suicide before. Andrew Embiricos’ mother is the daughter of Rita Hayworth Princess Yasmin Aga Khan.