Lisa Marie Presley, the only child of Elvis Presley, died Thursday, according to the Associated Press and a family publicist. She was 54 years old.
“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 in a statement obtained by the AP. “She was the most passionate, strong and loving woman I have ever known.”
Priscilla Presley’s publicist Sam Mast also shared a statement with ABC News that said the Presley family is “shocked and devastated by the tragic death of their beloved Lisa Marie.”
“They are profoundly grateful for the support, love and prayers of everyone, and ask for privacy during this very difficult time,” Mast said.
Earlier on Thursday, Priscilla Presley took to social media to share that her daughter was rushed to the hospital.
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SOURCE: ABC News, Angeline Jane Bernabe and Stephen Iervolino