Lisa Marie Presley, singer and daughter of Elvis, dies aged 54

Lisa Marie Presley, singer and daughter of Elvis, dies aged 54

Lisa Marie Presley, the only child of rock 'n' roll legend Elvis, has died at the age of 54, her mother has said."It is with a heavy heart that I must share the devastating news that my beautiful daughter Lisa Marie has left us," Priscilla Presley said.Lisa Marie, also a singer, was rushed to hospital earlier on Thursday. US media said she suffered cardiac arrest."She was the most passionate, strong and loving woman I have ever known," Priscilla said in a statement."We ask for privacy as we try to deal with this profound loss."

Her mother gave no details about the possible cause of death.It has been reported that the star was found unresponsive in her bedroom on Thursday morning. Her former husband Danny Keough, who also lives at the property, arrived and performed CPR, the site said.Tributes soon poured in from fans and friends around the world.

Days before her death, she had visited Graceland, the mansion owned by her father in Memphis, Tennessee, to celebrate what would have been his 88th birthday on 8 January.Following the news of Lisa Marie's death, well-wishers laid flowers and lit candles outside Graceland's gates.