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Lisa Marie Presley memorial: Elvis fans line the street at Graceland to pay tribute

Elvis fans lined up in the early hours of Sunday morning to pay tribute to Lisa Marie Presley at Graceland.

The only daughter of rock 'n' roll legend Elvis tragically died aged just 54 earlier this month.

Paramedics had been called to her home in Calabasas on January 12 following a cardiac arrest and after being able to regain a pulse, she was transported to hospital. Sadly, she later died after a second cardiac arrest.

Lisa Marie will be laid to rest beside her dad Elvis and her son Benjamin at Graceland following a private ceremony for close family and a public one for fans.

The tragic mum-of-four leaves behind her daughter Riley, 33 and twins Finley and Harper, 14.

Fans lined up at Graceland to pay tribute to Lisa Marie (Getty Images)

Her body will be on display to the public during her celebration of life at the family estate.

Photos have emerged of her grey marble sarcophagus, which sits beside her burial spot and is an exact same copy of her son's.

A stage has been put up for members of the public which will be on the front lawn.

Hundreds of seats have been lined up around the burial site.

Yesterday Lisa's daughter Riley broke her silence and shared a sweet tribute to her mum on Instagram.

She posted a photo of her and her mum from her childhood, where she gazes lovingly up at her mum, while Lisa smiles back.

Fans paid their respects at the Memphis mansion today (Getty Images)

Riley kept it simple with a red heart emoji in the caption.

Lisa was just nine when her dad died, and she grew up fearing her own mortality.

She would often refer to the garden at the Graceland estate as "the graveyard".

"How many people have a family grave in the backyard? How many people are reminded of their fate, of their mortality, every f**king day?

Members of the public arrived with flowers and cards (Getty Images)

"All the graves are lined up and there's a spot there, waiting for me, right next to my grandmother," she told Playboy in 2003.

Several family members in Lisa Marie's family also died from heart conditions - including Elvis himself.

He died at the age of 42 from cardiac arrhythmia with ventricular fibrillation - which is a condition where the heart beats abnormally and then stops all together.

Elvis' mum also died at the age of 46 from heart failure, and so his dad Vernon Elvis Presley who died aged 63.

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