Lisa Marie Presley Cause of Death Revealed: Elvis Presley’s Daughter Died of Small Intestinal Obstruction at 54
- Lisa Marie went into cardiac arrest at her Calabasas home and died at a Los Angeles hospital on January 12.
- Star’s ex-husband Danny Keough ‘performed CPR until paramedics arrived’
- The 54-year-old was the son of Elvis Presley and his wife Priscilla.
Lisa Marie Presley died of small bowel obstruction at age 54 in January.
Elvis Presley’s daughter was rushed to hospital on January 12 after going into cardiac arrest, and a Los Angeles County coroner’s report revealed that the star died of the aftermath of a small bowel obstruction.
The full report, which is not yet available, must also include toxicology results.
Tragic loss: Lisa Marie Presley died of small bowel obstruction at age 54 in January
Lisa Marie welcomed daughter Riley and son Benjamin with ex-husband Danny Keough, whom she was married to from 1988 to 1994. Benjamin committed suicide in 2020 at age 27.
She welcomed twin daughters Harper and Finley in 2008 with then-husband Michael Lockwood, but the couple divorced in 2016.
Lisa Marie, who was a singer-songwriter with three studio albums between 2003 and 2012, had just attended the 80th Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles with her mother Priscilla two days before she passed away.
The mother-daughter duo made a point to be at the awards show in a show of support for Baz Luhrmann’s acclaimed biopic of Elvis (2022) starring Austin Butler as the legendary king of rock and roll, Elvis Presley.
Supportive: Both Priscilla and Lisa Marie Presley attended the 80th Golden Globe Awards two days before their deaths, in a show of support for the acclaimed Elvis biopic (2022) and its director and co-writer Baz Luhrmann and star Austin Butler, who played Elvis Presley.
During her walk down the event’s red carpet, Lisa Marie looked frail and frail, prompting her to lean on longtime family friend Jerry Schilling, who is now 81.
While being interviewed by Billy Bush for Extra, she linked arms with Schilling and said, “I’m going to grab your arm.”
Both ladies were very open and honest in praising the Luhrmann biopic, which focused on Elvis’ 20-plus-year relationship with his manager, Colonel Tom Parker, and Butler’s performance as Elvis.
10 days after his passing, hundreds of people attended a public memorial at Graceland in Memphis on January 22, and more than 1.5 million people also watched the service via live stream.
Lisa Marie went into cardiac arrest at her Calabasas home and died at a Los Angeles hospital on January 12.
Lisa Marie’s life was tumultuous, with five stints in rehab for cocaine and opiate abuse, four failed marriages, including one to Michael Jackson, as well as losing her son to suicide and a fierce custody battle for her twin girls with a ex-husband that she falsely accused of having child pornography.
Sources yesterday TMZ that Lisa Marie was found unconscious in her bedroom by her housekeeper and that her ex-husband, Danny Keough, who she has been living with, performed CPR until paramedics arrived.
The source added that “someone administered epinephrine,” more commonly known as adrenaline, at the scene at least once to help Lisa Marie regain her pulse.
According to the Mayo Clinic, stomach pain is a symptom of cardiac arrest in women.
Epinephrine, or adrenaline, is given to treat many life-threatening conditions, such as cardiac arrest, asthma attacks, and allergic reactions.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department told Dailymail.com: “Deputies at the Lost Hills Station responded to a request for assistance from the Los Angeles County Fire Department, near the 9500 block of Normandy Drive. in Calabasas, regarding an adult female, age approximately 55, for a medical emergency/non-breathing female.
“The adult female was transported by the Los Angeles County Fire Department to a local area hospital where they were released to hospital care.”
The official did not confirm if the person was Lisa Marie, who was weeks away from her 55th birthday, what hospital the person was transported to, or what was administered.
He hollywood reporter reported that the fire department responded and was able to take the woman’s pulse before she was transported to West Hills hospital.