Lisa Marie Presley, singer-songwriter and daughter of Elvis and Priscilla Presley, passed away aged 54. People confirmed the news with a statement shared by Priscilla where she said, “It is with a heavy heart that I must share the devastating news that my beautiful daughter Lisa Marie has left us” on Thursday, January 12. Lisa Marie’s mother further paid her a tribute calling her “passionate strong and loving woman” she has ever known.
The news of Lisa Marie Presley’s passing comes after it was reported on Thursday morning that she had been rushed to the hospital following a possible cardiac arrest. A spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department confirmed to People that paramedics responded to the 5900 block of Normandy drive in Calabasas to treat a woman in her 50s who was not breathing. The statement mentioned that after the paramedics began CPR and, upon noting the patient had “signs of life,” transferred her to medical care.