Pregnant reality star Lyric McHenry, 26, found dead on Bronx sidewalk

Tanya Cunningham
August 16, 2018

"A 26-year-old female was found unconscious and unresponsive, lying on the sidewalk in the vicinity of Undercliff Avenue and Boscobel Place". Police suspect a drugs overdose and she was found with a plastic bag of cocaine, according to the New York Daily News.

According to Us Weekly, McHenry, who graduated from Stanford University, was a freelance writer and producer.

The dailymail reported McHenry being determined being 20 weeks pregnant- nevertheless it remained unclear whether the reality persona was aware she was expecting.

A close friend of McHenry's mother revealed that she was "hysterical" upon receiving the devastating news.

Police say she was by herself when they found her. Investigators are waiting on the city medical examiner's report to determine an official cause of death.

Lyric McHenry, best known for her appearances on the E! reality show EJNYC, has died at the young age of 26.


She was dressed in a pajama top and her underwear.

Lyric McHenry, 26, was discovered above the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx around 5am on Tuesday after a night of barhopping across Manhattan for her birthday.

McHenry first posted a boomerang of a chessboard at The Frederick Hotel in Tribeca, before she moved to the Soho Grand Hotel.

In the final video, posted around 1 a.m., Lyric blows a kiss at the camera.

In one clip posted on Instagram, McHenry is posing in front of the mirror in a bathroom as she films herself. 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.

"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". From June 2008 to August 2011, she reportedly worked as a fundraising intern for Barack Obama's presidential campaign.

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