Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of Elvis Presley, dead at 54


Singer Lisa Marie Presley, the only daughter of the late Elvis Presley and Priscilla Presley, died Thursday, hours after being hospitalized following a heart attack, her mother said.

He was 54 years old.

“Priscilla Presley and the Presley family are shocked and saddened by the tragic death of their beloved Lisa Marie,” Priscilla Presley said in the statement, provided to CNN by a representative. “They are very grateful for everyone’s support, love and prayers, and ask for privacy during this very difficult time.”

Lisa Marie Presley had been rushed to the hospital earlier that day, her mother said on Instagram.

“Please keep him and our family in your prayers. We’re hearing requests from all over the world, and we’re asking for privacy at this time,” his statement said at the time.

TMZ was the first to report the news of Lisa Marie Presley’s hospitalization on Thursday.

LA County Fire Department spokeswoman Kaitlyn Aldana told CNN that emergency responders were dispatched to a call in the 5000 block of Normandy Dr in Agoura Hills, California, at 10:37 a.m. local time for a heart attack. Aldana did not confirm the name of the patient, who could not be identified due to privacy laws, but said the patient was taken to a local hospital at 11:17 a.m.

A spokesperson for the LA County Sheriff’s Office told CNN that they assisted fire officials on a medical call this morning, but also did not confirm the name of the patient.

Lisa Marie Presley was recently spotted on Tuesday night at the Golden Globe Awards, which she attended with her mother to support Baz Luhrmann’s film “Elvis,” about her late father.

Priscilla Presley and Lisa Marie Presley in 2013.

In 2020, Lisa Marie Presley’s son Benjamin Keough died by suicide at the age of 27. Last July, he marked the second anniversary of Keough’s death on Instagram, sharing a photo of their matching tattoos.

Lisa Marie Presley, once married to Michael Lockwood, Nicolas Cage, Michael Jackson and Danny Keough, has three more children – actress Riley Keough, Finley Aaron Love Lockwood and Harper Vivienne Ann Lockwood.

In September, Lisa Marie Presley wrote an essay for National Grief Awareness Day, in which she opened up about the loss of her son.

“My life and that of my three daughters as we knew it was completely blown up and destroyed by his death. We live in this every. One person. Day,” he wrote. “Grief is something that you will have to carry with you for the rest of your life, despite what some people or our culture wants us to believe. You don’t ‘win,’ you don’t ‘progress,’ period.

Harper Vivienne Ann Lockwood, Lisa Marie Presley, Priscilla Presley, Riley Keough, and Finley Aaron Love Lockwood in 2022.

Lisa Marie Presley also said in the essay that she found comfort in being with people who have faced similar tragedies, adding that her daughters help her continue.

“I’m going on for my girls,” he wrote. “I continue because my son made it clear in his last moments that taking care of his younger sisters and watching over them was at the forefront of his concern and his mind. He absolutely adored them and they him.”


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