Pregnant reality star Lyric McHenry was found dead after her 26th birthday celebration on Tuesday morning, August 14. The authorities found the body of the 26-year-old EJNYC star at the sidewalk above the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx area of New York at 5 am, reports E! News.
Lyric, the daughter of producer Doug McHenry, was found dead by authorities who believe that the cause of her death could be due to an alleged drug overdose. The actual cause of death will be revealed after postmortem, reports New York Post.
According to Daily News, a ziplock bag filled with cocaine was found on her and the police reports show that she was found alone on the sidewalk.
The emergency services rushed her to nearby Bronx-Lebanon Hospital, however, it was too late by then. The doctors pronounced Lyric as brought dead.
The mother-to-be had been celebrating her birthday a few hours before her death. She shared multiple stories on Instagram throughout the night tagging herself at different resto bars like The Frederick Hotel, SoHo Grand Hotel, and Dream Downtown.
Lyric was a Stanford University graduate and went on to become an associate producer at Complex Networks following which she became a freelance writer in 2017.
Rich Kids of Beverly Hills star Dorthy Wang, a close friend of Lyric, expressed her disbelief over the news of her death.
Rest In Peace Lyric McHenry. You were an angel amongst us.— dorothy wang (@dorothywang) August 14, 2018
The police have launched an investigation into the matter. More details awaited.