Lisa Marie Presley's sudden death: Even with Papa Elvis it was the heart


Writed by - Andy Gocker
  Left image: Lisa Marie Presley on a red carpet. Left picture: Elvis Presley and Priscilla Presley holding Lisa Marie Presley shortly after her birth.
Lisa Marie Presley is said to have died as a result of heart problems. This brings back memories of her father Elvis Presley's death © imago images/Mediapunch, IMAGO/Picturelux

Vincent Nellessen and Charlotte Reppenhagen

On Thursday, January 12, 2023, medical responders were called to Normandy Drive in Calabasas, Los Angeles. Like the US magazine “People”, they had to treat “a woman in her 50s” who was not breathing: Lisa Marie Presley . The daughter of Elvis Presley (†42) died shortly afterwards at the age of 54 . There are currently no exact details about the circumstances of her death, but it is clear that many things are reminiscent of her father's death.

A cardiac arrest is said to be to blame for the death of Lisa Marie Presley

With a statement to 'People', Priscilla Presley (77) confirmed the death of her daughter Lisa Marie. 'It is with a heavy heart that I have to deliver the devastating news that my beautiful daughter Lisa Marie has passed away,' it said. He continued: 'Thank you for the love and prayers. There will be no further comment at this time.”

The exact circumstances of Lisa Marie's death are still unclear, according to reports from 'People' and 'TMZ' the heart should have been the cause. US media report that paramedics are with her Cardiopulmonary resuscitation performed on site and Lisa Marie was then taken to the nearest hospital in Los Angeles. In between, the 54-year-old is said to have had a pulse again. Her mother Priscilla and other loved ones were spotted outside West Hill Hospital - some in tears.

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  Frank Fastner on the death of Lisa Marie Presley

Disturbing parallels to the death of her father Elvis Presley

A spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department is said to have confirmed to 'People' that the paramedics had gone out because of a cardiac arrest. It wasn't until May 2022 that Lisa Marie Presley had a moving text published on Instagram, in which they mourn over the death of her son Benjamin Keough († 27) themed. 'The journey through this terrible grief that has completely destroyed my heart and soul and practically shattered it to nothing has completely swallowed me up,' she writes there. Did the 54-year-old suffer from that „Broken Hearts“-Syndrom ?

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The medical journalist Dr. However, Christoph Specht told RTL: 'Cardiac arrest is always the right thing to do, because at the end of every illness the heart stops.' for unlikely. While the first autopsy after Elvis' death found the singer to have died of high blood pressure and coronary heart disease, further reports suggested that a drug overdose may have been the real cause.

Lisa Marie Presley's ex-husband wished her a 'speedy recovery'.

'Yes, of course there are hereditary heart diseases,' said Dr. Specht, 'the 'classic' cardiac arrest occurs, for example, in the event of a cardiac arrhythmia.'

Lisa Marie's ex-husband, Michael Lockwood, 61, told Entertainment Tonight through his attorneys that he was 'hoping for a speedy and full recovery.' Whether he is implying that the 54-year-old had heart disease or whether he is referring to her alleged cardiac arrest is unclear – as is the actual cause of Lisa Marie Presley's premature death.

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