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Elvis’s autopsy revealed morphine, Demerol, chlorpheniramine, Placidyl, Valium, codeine, Ethinamate, quaaludes; an unidentified barbiturate, diazepam, Amytal, Nembutal, Carbrital, Sinutab, Elavil, Avenal, and Valmid.

Controversy Around Elvis Presley’s Death at 42

Elvis Presley died on Aug. 16, 1977, in the bathroom of his Graceland mansion in Memphis, Tennessee. He was 42 at the time of death. He had been on the toilet but had fallen off onto the floor, where he lay in a pool of his own vomit. He was found by his girlfriend, Ginger Alden. Panicked, his staff contacted an ambulance which rushed him to Baptist Memorial Hospital; after several attempts to revive him, he died at 3:30 pm CST. His autopsy was performed at 7 p.m.

Baptist wasn’t the closest hospital to Graceland, but Presley’s doctor, George Nichopoulos, known as “Dr. Nick,” ordered that it be sent there because he knew the staff was discreet.

Elvis’ Initial Cause of Death Wasn’t Accurate

The official coroner’s report lists “car… Continue Reading (2 minute read)

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