Tragic: Pregnant Former Reality Star Found Dead On NYC Sidewalk

Lawrence Kim
August 15, 2018

The 26-year-old, who appeared with her sister Maya on EJ Johnson's Rich Kids Of Beverly Hills spinoff in 2016, was found "sprawled out on the sidewalk" in a pajama top and no trousers Tuesday morning. "Police are investigating, the matter is ongoing", authorities said in a statement.

McHenry, who was 20 weeks pregnant, had visible bruises on her knees. She wasn't wearing trousers, clad only in a pajama top and underwear according to authorities and she reportedly had a bag of cocaine in her possession.

The night before her body was found, it appeared she was celebrating her birthday. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.

In several Instagram Stories posted late Monday evening, Lyric documented her night out in the Big Apple. She tagged herself at The Frederick Hotel, SoHo Grand Hotel and Dream Downtown.

Her sister Maya McHenry joined in on the celebrations. The show lasted one season on E!

Lyric's mother Jennifer had posted a sweet birthday message for her daughter last week on Instagram, writing, "Happy 26 years my attractive princess Lyric Leigh".

McHenry was described as EJ's "best friend since birth" when it was revealed she was cast in his NY spin-off from Rich Kids of Beverly Hills.

McHenry was a graduate of Stanford University and worked on president Obama's presidential campaign when she was just 15 years old.

She went on to work as an agent trainee at UTA before moving on to jobs in video production at Complex Networks and Refinery29.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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