Wednesday marks 40 years since Elvis Presley's death - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Wednesday marks 40 years since Elvis Presley's death

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Wednesday marks 40 years since the death of Elvis Presley.

Fans from around the world gathered around his grave at Graceland Tuesday night for a candlelight vigil. A memorial service and concert will be held there on Wednesday.

Presley died at the Memphis, Tennessee mansion on August 16, 1977 at the age of 42.

His death was ruled a result of an irregular heartbeat.

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