Lyric McHenry dead: EJNYC star dies aged 26 at 20 weeks pregnant

Movie Director’s Pregnant Daughter Found Dead in NYC

The Stanford University grad was reportedly 20 weeks pregnant at the time of her death. A source told Radar that McHenry's family had to "take shifts and sit with her so she's not alone for a couple of hours" upon her hospitalization.

McHenry, 26, was discovered dead Tuesday after a suspected overdose.

Lyric McHenry, who starred on EJNYC, was found dead from an apparent overdose on a sidewalk in NY on Tuesday. The woman was transported to the hospital by EMS where she was pronounced dead. Police say there were no obvious signs of trauma.

Another source told New York Daily News that McHenry, a Stanford University graduate, was dressed in a pyjama top and not wearing trousers when she was discovered.

The night before her body was found, it appeared she was celebrating her birthday. She tagged herself at The Frederick Hotel, SoHo Grand Hotel and Dream Downtown.

One snap showed off her male companion's suit while another showed them on a rooftop, holding drinks as he happily exclaimed 'It's your birthday!' while she blew a kiss to the camera. "Happy birthday to my sister!" Channel reality series EJNYC in 2016 with her friend, EJ Johnson, who is the son of Magic Johnson. 23-year-old Maya said in an Instagram Stories video.

Lyric's mother Jennifer had posted a sweet birthday message for her daughter last week on Instagram, writing, "Happy 26 years my attractive princess Lyric Leigh".

"Happy birthday to my best friend who has strutted with my in princess gowns since day 1 @lyric_leigh words can not express how much I love and appreciate you in my life". Your constant love, respect and companionship gives me the confidence to live my truth every single day and I am so blessed that even as baby divas we recognized the greatness in each other.

In June, McHenry shared a photo of Johnson on social media in celebration of his birthday.



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