How Elvis Presley's Organs Grew To Twice Their Size: The Last Hours Of The King | Our History
Forensic pathologist Dr Richard Shepherd re-examines the medical evidence relating to Elvis Presley's death at his home in Graceland. Subscribe to Our History: https://bit.ly/3v5mKBG Dr Shepherd picks through the facts surrounding Elvis Presley's demise at his Memphis home in August 1977 at the age of 42. He hears testimony from the singer's childhood best friend, his cousin and his private nurse, as well as the medical facts from the autopsy report. Elvis' post-mortem revealed that in the final years of his life, nearly all of Presley's vital organs had grown to twice the size they should have been. Additionally, his system was full of prescription drugs. Dr Shepherd examines how these and other factors occurred in Presley's life and later contributed to cardiac arrhythmia.This film was first broadcast: 2 Dec 2014Watch More DocumentariesOur Life - https://bit.ly/3A8xRMJ Our History - https://bit.ly/3rUpdhL Our World - https://bit.ly/3ftuckM Our Stories - https://bit.ly/3ynfFyk Start your journey of discovery with Our History, as we bring you eye-opening documentaries and educational programmes about our world history. We will guide you through awe-inspiring events from our past and help you get a deeper understanding of current affairs and global events that have shaped the world we live in today.Content distributed by ITV Studios.