Reality star Lyric McHenry dies hours after celebrating birthday; overdose suspected

Reality star Lyric McHenry dies hours after celebrating birthday; overdose suspected

Reality star Lyric McHenry dies hours after celebrating birthday; overdose suspected

McHenry, who turned 26 on August 6, posted photos and videos from a night out at Frederick Hotel, the SoHo Grand, and Dream Downtown in lower Manhattan.

She was found laid out on the sidewalk above the Major Deegan Expressway at Undercliff Ave. and Boscobel Place in Highbridge at around 5 a.m. McHenry was a graduate of Stanford University.

At the time of her death, the family wrote, McHenry "was working on packaging and development of several well-regarded film and TV projects".

An autopsy is being scheduled to determine the reality star's cause of death.

McHenry, most known for producing and appearing in her bestie EJ Johnson's EJNYC reality series, was reportedly found unconscious on a sidewalk in the Bronx.

Another source told New York Daily News that McHenry, a Stanford University graduate, was dressed in a pyjama top and not wearing trousers when she was discovered.

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The night before she was found dead, McHenry had been celebrating her 26th birthday with friends in New York City.

Lyric posted a snap of her dinner at the Soho Grand Hotel in NY with the caption: "This is where my heart is". She blows a kiss to the camera as the man exclaims, "It's your birthday!"

Her reported death comes hours after she celebrated her birthday during a night out with friends.

Just last week, Johnson took to Instagram to wish McHenry a happy birthday. 23-year-old Maya said in an Instagram Stories video. The show lasted one season.

'Your constant love, respect and companionship gives me the confidence to live my truth every single day and I am so blessed that even as baby divas we recognized the greatness in each other. According to her Instagram account she also worked on the Obama campaign.

When the show ended, McHenry went on to work as an associate producer for Complex Networks before becoming a freelance writer and producer in 2017. "I love you ❤️ #leoseason #teamthis".

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