BREAKING: ‘EJNYC’ star Lyric McHenry has passed away at 26 https://t.co/xvheVXbBbC
— HollywoodLife (@HollywoodLife) August 14, 2018
Lyric McHenry, a pregnant internet star, was found dead above a Bronx overpass. She was allegedly 20 weeks pregnant at the young age of 26. McHenry, was not only a reality TV producer, but she was the daughter of movie director Doug McHenry. McHenry produced a number of films such as Krush Groove, New Jack City, Jason’s Lyric, A Thin Line Between Love and Hate and the series of House Party films.
Lyric McHenry Was Found Lifeless With Cocaine & No Pants On:
According to Hollywood Life, Lyric McHenry, former reality star and daughter of movie producer Doug McHenry, was found dead on August 14th at 5:00 a.m.in the morning in a desolate part of the Bronx. She was reportedly found with a pajama top and no pants, however, she was wearing underwear. Media sources have stated that Lyric was 20 weeks pregnant and it’s unclear who the father of her child was.On her social media pages, Lyric didn’t comment on her impending arrival nor did she look pregnant. It’s quite possible that she wasn’t showing yet.
Tragically, it is believed that she died of a drug overdose. Police sources stated that cocaine was found on her. She was rushed to Bronx-Lebanon Hospital, where she died. While it is believed that Lyric died of a suspected drug overdose, she will be examined and cause of death will be determined.
Before Her Tragic Death, Lyric McHenry Was Partying With Her Friends:
Some may not know this but Lyric starred in a reality show with her sister Maya and her good friend, Earvin “Magic” Johnson Jr. who is affectionately known as “EJ”. The Standford Alumni produced EJ’s 2016 reality show for E! that featured EJ’s wild fashion trends and social issues. She went on to work as an associate producer for Complex network and was currently working as a freelance writer and producer. Recently, Lyric celebrated her 26th birthday on August 6th with her best friend, EJ. On her birthday, EJ took to Instagram to show love to his friend.
Happy birthday to my best friend who has strutted with my in princess gowns since day 1 @lyric_leigh words cannot express how much I love and appreciate you in my life. 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. I love you ❤️ #leoseason #teamthis
Socialite and alleged party girl, Lyric McHenry reportedly posted Instagram stories videos from earlier in the evening before her death where she was partying with friends at three different hotels in lower Manhattan. Hollywood Life stated that Lyric was at the SoHo Grant, the Dream Downtown and the Frederick Hotel. Lyric’s last video shows her blowing a kiss at the camera around 1am with the NYC skyline in the background while a friend says “It’s your birthday.” Seemingly have the time of her life, it’s heartbreaking that she had to die alone in such a cold way.
Rest in peace, Lyric McHenry.