E! Reality Star Dies of Apparent Overdose at 26

E! Reality Star Dies of Apparent Overdose at 26

E! reality personality Lyric McHenry was found dead on a sidewalk in New York City on Tuesday mornong, the victim of an apparent overdose. McHenry was 26 and pregnant at the time of her death. Read on for details.

Via People.

Lyric McHenry, who appeared on E!’s EJNYC, died Tuesday morning of a suspected drug overdose, according to multiple reports. She was 26.

McHenry was found on a sidewalk at 5 a.m. above the Major Deegan Expressway at Undercliff Avenue and Boscobel Place in Highbridge in the Bronx area of New York, according to the New York Daily News.

Watching #Ejnyc makes me feel cute like this Nsync dress 👌🏾

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She was found only wearing a pajama top and underwear, but no pants, the Daily Mail reports. According to the Daily News, a small Ziplock bag of cocaine was found on McHenry, and police suspect she died of an overdose.

Girlfriends revival (I’m Joan fyi)

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After being found, she was taken to Bronx-Lebanon Hospital where she reportedly died. McHenry was reportedly 20 weeks pregnant.

A New York Police Department spokesperson tells PEOPLE a 26-year-old female was found unconscious and unresponsive, lying on the sidewalk in the vicinity of Undercliff Avenue and Boscobel Place, within the confines of the 44 Precinct, at approximately 5:05 a.m. on Tuesday.

The NYPD would not confirm her identity as it is pending proper family notification.

EMS then responded to the location and transported the woman to Bronx-Lebanon Hospital, where she was pronounced deceased, according to the NYPD spokesperson. The medical examiner will determine the cause of death and the investigation remains ongoing. No obvious signs of trauma were observed.

Her reported death comes hours after she celebrated her birthday during a night out with friends. In videos on her Instagram Story, McHenry was at The Frederick Hotel, the Soho Grand Hotel and the Dream Hotel, and filmed a smiling video of herself in a bathroom wearing a pink dress.

She also shared video of herself sitting at an outside venue beside a male friend, who was documented saying “it’s her birthday” as she blew a kiss to the camera with the N.Y.C. skyline behind them.

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