July 5, 2023 |
Robert De Niro’s daughter Drena claims that her son Leandro died final week after taking medicines that had been laced with fentanyl.
“Anyone sold him fentanyl laced medicines that they knew had been laced yet tranquil sold them to him,” Drena, 51, alleged on Instagram Wednesday per a commenter asking how Leandro handed away.
“For all these of us tranquil f–king spherical promoting and buying for this s–t, my son is long gone with out discontinuance,” she added.
Fentanyl is a potent synthetic opioid drug accredited by the Meals and Drug Administration to be used of wretchedness relief and anesthetic,” per the Drug Enforcement Administration. The drug is approximately 100 cases stronger than morphine and 50 cases stronger than heroin as an analgesic.
“Factual two milligrams of fentanyl, the miniature amount that matches on the tip of a pencil, is really appropriate as a potentially deadly dose,” the DEA states.
Drena presented that her only child had died on the age of 19 on Sunday.
“My superb candy angel. I even comprise cherished you beyond words or description from the 2d I felt you in my belly,” the filmmaker wrote in a heartbreaking Instagram put up on the time.
“You had been my pleasure my coronary heart and all that became once ever pure and actual in my lifestyles,” she persisted. “I wish I became once with you magnificent now. I wish I became once with you. I don’t know easy suggestions to are living with out you.”
While she didn’t straight fragment facts of how her son died, a police source told the Day-to-day Mail that a “white powdery substance” became once realized “on a plate” advance the physique.
The “Taxi Driver” actor, 79, shared how “deeply distressed” he’s by the passing of his “beloved grandson,” in an announcement to Page Six on Monday.
“We’re very a lot appreciative of the condolences from each person. We ask that we please be given privateness to grieve our lack of Leo,” he said within the assertion.
Leandro’s father, sculptor Carlos “Mare” Rodriguez, furthermore mourned the shortcoming of his son by commenting on Drena’s Instagram put up announcing their son’s death.
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“My dear Drena… words aren’t enough to true the pleasure he gave us or the loss we now suffer with our families and chums,” the graffiti artist wrote on Monday.
“He’s Godschild [sic] now. 🙏🏼 On this stout moon his spirit luminates what couldn’t be viewed within the sad. You would possibly well perchance’t spell LOVE with out LEO 👼 💔 💔.”
As Leandro’s other americans grieved, Drena shared her gratitude to all these who reached out with admire and kindness.
“It is with immeasurable shock and and [sic] unhappiness that we articulate goodbye to our beloved son Leo,” she wrote on Instagram. “We thank you for the outpouring of admire and increase and ask that we are given privateness in the present day to process this inconsolable peril.”
She furthermore described holding her son’s hand for the final time, writing, “None of right here is magnificent or magnificent and my coronary heart hurts in a technique I by no technique knew doable while tranquil breathing and barely functioning.”
Within the interim, her dad became once observed wanting downcast following the records of Leandro’s passing.
Drena is the eldest of Robert’s seven teens. The “Goodfellas” broad title adopted the actress in 1976 when he married her mother, Diahnne Abbott, and Drena then took his final title.
Robert and Abbott divorced in 1988, even supposing he appears to be like to tranquil comprise a shut relationship with Drena.