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Pregnant reality star Lyric McHenry found dead in suspected overdose

Hours after she celebrated her birthday.

Lyric McHenry, a reality star who appeared on E!’s EJNYC, was found dead of a suspected drug overdose, PEOPLE reports. 

According to reports, the 26-year-old was found on a sidewalk in the Bronx area of New York, according to NY Daily News. 

The Daily Mail reports a small plastic bag filled with cocaine was found on McHenry, and police suspect she died of an overdose.

McHenry was reportedly 20 weeks pregnant.

McHenry’s death comes just hours after she celebrated her birthday with friends. In her Instagram Stories, McHenry was at the Frederick Hotel, the Soho Grant Hotel and the Dream Hotel, and filmed a smiling video of herself in a bathroom wearing a pink dress. 

EJNYC premiered on E! in 2016 and lasted for one season, starring Magic Johnson’s son, EJ Johnson.

Our thoughts are with Lyric’s friends and family. 

This article originally appeared on New Idea.

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