Tragic: Pregnant Former Reality Star Found Dead On NYC Sidewalk

Tragic: Pregnant Former Reality Star Found Dead On NYC Sidewalk

The 26-year-old was best friends with EJ Johnson.

Published August 14, 2018

In some sad news, it is reported that reality TV producer and former reality star Lyric McHenry recently passed away due to a suspected drug overdose.

According to the New York Daily News, McHenry, 26, was found dead and sprawled out on a sidewalk "in a desolate part of the Bronx," in New York City. She was reportedly wearing a pajama top and underwear the moment she was found.

McHenry, who was 20 weeks pregnant, had visible bruises on her knees. However, no other injuries or cuts were reportedly found on her body. She was also allegedly carrying a "small Ziplock bag containing cocaine."

The site further reports that after being found unconscious on the sidewalk, McHenry was rushed to Bronx-Lebanon Hospital where she later was pronounced dead.

Mere hours prior to her being found, she reportedly posted videos on Instagram "partying at the Frederick Hotel, the SoHo Grand and Dream Downtown in lower Manhattan." An autopsy has since been scheduled to determine what caused her death.

She is mostly known for producing and appearing in her best friend EJ Johnson's reality series, EJNYC, back in 2016.

McHenry was a graduate of Stanford University and worked on president Obama's presidential campaign when she was just 15 years old.

Just a week ago, EJ posted a heartfelt message dedicated to McHenry for her birthday, which she recently celebrated.

Take a look, below:

We send our heartfelt condolences to her family and friends during this time.

Written by Moriba Cummings

(Photo: Instagram @lyric_leigh)


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