Alex Riley, who rose to prominence in the adult industry appearing in Helix productions, has died at the age of 22, reports Queerty.
The young performer had won awards like GayVN’s Best Newcomer in 2020, and was loved by his fans, co-stars, and boyfriend, fellow performer Jacob Hansen.
An official statement from Helix Studios was posted Thursday morning. “We are heartbroken over the loss of Alex Riley, one of the most vibrant and talented young performers we’ve ever had the privilege to work with,” it reads. “Please respect his family’s privacy during this devastatingly difficult time. We love you, rest in peace Alex.”