A look back: WHAS11's 1977 coverage of Elvis Presley's death

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by Chelsea Rabideau

WHAS11.com

Posted on August 16, 2012 at 6:10 PM

Updated Thursday, Aug 16 at 10:16 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- It was a shocking loss for the music world. Elvis Presley, dead at 42 of a heart attack, likely caused by drug abuse. WHAS11 News Anchor Jim Mitchell covered the funeral in Memphis.

Mitchell spoke to people from Kentuckiana that traveled to Memphis for the funeral for the "King of Rock n’ Roll." Click on the video player above to see more of the coverage from 1977.

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