Filmmaker-Choreographer Remo D’Souza shared a post memorizing his brother-in-law Jason Watkins who was found dead in his house in Mumbai this Thursday.
“You broke our hearts brother, hope you finally found peace,” Remo wrote while adding “Rest in peace, Jason Watkins.” He posted a photo of himself with his brother-in-law.
42-year-old Jason Watkins allegedly died by suicide, according to police there was no suicide note. Jason Watkins who lived in his father house was found dead and was taken to the hospital where he was declared dead.
Jason Watkins was the brother of Lizelle, Remo D’Souza’s wife. In an interview, Lizelle said, “Daddy forced the door open somehow and found Jason had taken his life. Daddy has been undergoing dialysis for some time. I don’t know what he did to himself as I am just on my way to Papa’s house. Jason and my dad stayed together.”
The reporter asked Lizelle whether her brother was disturbed, Lizelle revealed, “I think he couldn’t come to terms with our mother’s death, which happened in 2018. He was very close to her.” Lizelle also revealed that she received the news of her brother’s death while in Goa for a wedding and that the family were in “terrible shock.”
Lizelle shared a photo with her mother and brother and engraved, “Am sorry mum, I failed you.”
Jason Watkins helped filmmakers D’Souza on all his projects as an assistant director, which include the dance-based ABCD trilogy and Race 3.