UPDATED: 54-Year-Old Lisa Marie Presley Suffered Full Cardiac Arrest at Home, Rushed to Hospital

TMZ reported that Lisa Marie Presley, the 54-year-old daughter of Elvis Presley, went into “full (cardiac) arrest” at her Los Angeles area home Thursday morning. TMZ said Presley was given epinephrine and had a pulse before being taken to the hospital. (Update: Fox News confirmed hospitalization, ET also confirms, update at end with new statement by Priscilla Presley and TMZ update.)

LAS VEGAS, NV – APRIL 23: Singer Lisa Marie Presley attends the ribbon-cutting ceremony during the grand opening of “Graceland Presents ELVIS: The Exhibition – The Show – The Experience” at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino on April 23, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Bryan Steffy/WireImage)

TMZ excerpt:

12:05 PM PT — We’re told Lisa Marie Presley went into “full arrest” … our sources say someone administered epinephrine at the scene at least one time in order to help Presley regain a pulse.

Lisa Marie Presley has been rushed to a hospital after EMTs responded to her home for a possible cardiac arrest … TMZ has learned.

Sources directly connected to Lisa Marie tell TMZ … paramedics performed CPR Thursday at her house in Calabasas before rushing to a hospital. We’re also told they were able to regain a pulse before she was transported.

Lisa Marie and her mother Priscilla Presley were seen earlier this week at the Golden Globes where the bio-pic about her father, Elvis, was honored and appeared in good health.

Lisa Marie spoke on Sunday at Graceland to mark the 88th birthday of her late father.



UPDATE: ET Online confirms TMZ report (excerpt):

Lisa Marie Presley was rushed to the hospital Thursday morning after going into full cardiac arrest, ET has confirmed.

A spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department tells ET that deputies responded to Presley’s Calabasas home at the request of the Los Angeles County Fire Department at approximately 10:40 a.m. Upon arrival, deputies saw paramedics working on a 54-year-old female who was in cardiac arrest. The spokesperson said paramedics were able to help Presley regain a pulse, at which point she was transferred to a nearby hospital. No further details were provided.

Statement by Priscilla Presley posted to Facebook at 2 p.m. PST:

“My beloved daughter Lisa Marie was rushed to the hospital. She is now receiving the best care. Please keep her and our family in your prayers. We feel the prayers from around the world, and ask for privacy during this time. -Priscilla Presley”

TMZ update (excerpt):

Lisa Marie Presley is in the Intensive Care Unit, on life support with a temporary pacemaker after suffering cardiac arrest … sources with direct knowledge tell TMZ.

Our sources say Lisa Marie is in an induced coma and in critical condition.

…Our sources say Lisa Marie had complained early Thursday morning of stomach pains, that got more and more intense. The sources wanted to make clear … this was NOT a suicide attempt.

(Note: Corrected day of incident in first paragraph to today, Thursday. Apologies for the typo)

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