Lisa Marie Presley death: Singer and Elvis’ only child dies aged 54 after hospitalization, Priscilla Presley’s mother says

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CALABASAS, Calif. — Lisa Marie Presley – Elvis Presley’s only child – died Thursday after being hospitalized earlier that day, her mother said in a statement. The singer was 54 years old.

“It is with a heavy heart that I have to share the terrible news that my beautiful daughter, Lisa Marie, has left us,” Priscilla Presley said Thursday night. “She was the hottest, strongest, most loving woman I’ve ever known.”

The announcement came hours after Priscilla Presley confirmed that Lisa Marie Presley had been rushed to hospital earlier on Thursday.

Los Angeles County paramedics were dispatched to a Calabasas home at 10:37 a.m. after a report of a woman in full cardiac arrest, according to Craig Little, county fire department spokesman. Property records show Presley lived at that address.

Paramedics arrived about six minutes later, Little said. A subsequent statement from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said paramedics performed CPR and “determined that the patient had signs of life” before rushing her to nearby West Hills Hospital.

The city of Calabasas is located between the foothills of the Santa Monica and Santa Susanna mountains, about 30 miles (50 kilometers) northwest of downtown Los Angeles.

News of Presley’s hospitalization was first reported by TMZ and later confirmed by People magazine.

Presley, 54, attended Tuesday’s Golden Globe Awards for Austin Butler’s portrayal of her father in the movie Elvis. She called his performance “stunning” during an interview on the “Entertainment Tonight” red carpet.

“I really didn’t know what to do with myself after I saw it,” she told ET of the Baz Luhrmann film. “I had to take about five days to process it because it was so incredible and so true and just so authentic that, yeah, I can’t even describe what it means.”

Just days before, she was in Memphis, Tennessee, at Graceland – the mansion where Elvis lived – to celebrate her father’s birthday on January 8.

Presley recently penned an essay published in People magazine about the “horrible reality” of her grief following the suicide death of her son Benjamin Keough in 2020. Presley is also the mother of actor Riley Keough and twin daughters.

“I have faced death, grief and loss since I was 9 years old. I’ve had more than anyone else has in their entire life and somehow I’ve made it this far,” she wrote in August.

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Dazio reported from Los Angeles. AP researcher Randy Hershaft in New York and reporter Christine M. Hall in Nashville, Tennessee contributed to this report.

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Lisa Marie Presley death: Singer and Elvis’ only child dies aged 54 after hospitalization, Priscilla Presley’s mother says

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