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Fans will begin lining up Wednesday afternoon at the entrance to Graceland, Presley's longtime Memphis home.
Presley died on Aug. 16, 1977, at age 42 of heart disease and prescription drug abuse.
Fans holding candles will be allowed to visit his gravesite at Graceland's Meditation Garden beginning around 8:30 p.m. The vigil is expected to last into early Thursday.
The vigil is the highlight of Elvis Week, the annual celebration of Presley's life and career. Organizers have said they expected 75,000 people to attend Elvis Week, with many taking part in the vigil.
Wednesday, August 15 2012, 05:23 AM CDT
Body found in Percy Priest Lake
May 25, 2013 20:14 GMT
SMYRNA, Tenn. (AP) -- Authorities say a body has been found in Percy Priest Lake in Middle Tennessee.
WSMV-TV (http://bit.ly/16gYKys) reports officials with Metro Police, the Office of Emergency Management and Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency were at the scene Saturday at Hole In The Wall Island. The body was reported to authorities about 11 a.m.
TWRA officials say they believe the deceased man is a boater who disappeared in the lake two weeks ago.
Police said the agencies coordinated with each other to get a boat in the water and recover the body.
Information from: WSMV-TV, http://www.wsmv.com/
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