Lisa Marie Presley, the only child of the legendary rock musician Elvis Presley, has passed away at the age of 54, according to her mother. She died Thursday at a hospital in West Hills in the city of Calabasas, California where she had lived.
Priscilla Presley stated that, “It is with a heavy heart that I must bring the devastating news that my beautiful daughter Lisa Marie has left us.
Also a singer, Lisa Marie was taken to the hospital earlier on Thursday. The US media said that she had a heart attack.
According to her mother, Priscilla, “She was the most passionate, strong, and loving lady I have ever known.”
“As we attempt to come to terms with this devastating loss, we ask for privacy.”
Her mother made no specific comments regarding the potential cause of death.
According to reports, her ex-husband Danny Keough, who also resides on the property, arrived and gave her CPR before she was taken to hospital.
Soon, condolences began to arrive from friends and followers all around the world.
At the Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills on Tuesday night, Lisa Marie Presley was last spotted in the open.
When Austin Butler won best actor in a feature drama for playing her father in Baz Luhrmann’s film, the actress and her mother were seen watching the ceremony in tears.
The actor expressed his gratitude to the Presleys during a moving address for their assistance with the movie.
She had gone to her father’s home in Memphis, Tennessee, Graceland, a few days before she passed away, to commemorate what would have been his 88th birthday January 8th.
Following the news of Lisa Marie’s passing, well-wishers lighted candles and placed flowers outside the gates of Graceland.