Reality star Lyric McHenry dies at 26

Deanna Kelley
August 15, 2018

According to the New York Daily News, McHenry was reportedly wearing a pajama top and underwear when she was found, and also carried a "small Ziplock bag containing cocaine".

The 26-year-old daughter of movie producer Doug McHenry-who worked on films such as New Jack City and Krush Groove- starred in the 2016 E! reality series EJNYC alongside Magic Johnson's son EJ Johnson.

Lyric was best known for appearing on EJNYC alongside the show's main star EJ Johnson, 26. She died at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital and police have said they suspect she suffered an overdose.

Reality star Lyric McHenry was found dead Tuesday morning in New York City, according to multiple reports.

Aside from visible bruises on her knees, there were no other injuries or cuts reportedly found on McHenry's body. There were no obvious signs of trauma observed.

The NYPD would not confirm her identity as it is pending proper family notification. An autopsy has been scheduled to determine Lyric McHenry's cause of death.

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She then posted a video of her time at Frederick Hotel where her friends could be heard shouting "happy birthday".

According to the New York Post, Leigh who was 20 weeks pregnant was found slumped over a sidewalk in Highbridge.

In one video, she is outside with a friend who says, "It's her birthday". She blows a kiss to the camera as the man exclaims, "It's your birthday!"

Authorities found Lyric McHenry, who was reportedly 20 weeks pregnant, dead in a desolate part of the Bronx with no trousers and in possession of cocaine.

Last week, Johnson celebrated McHenry's birthday with a loving social media post. "I love you ❤️ #leoseason #teamthis", he wrote.

According to Lyric's LinkedIn, she achieved a degree in Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity from Stanford University and has worked as a video producer, a trainee at a talent agency and an associate producer for Complex Networks.

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