The reality star reportedly died from a drug overdose, however her cause of death is still under investigation. NYPD confirmed with Radar a woman's body was found: "On Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at approximately 0505 hours, police encountered a 26-year-old female, unconscious and unresponsive, lying on the sidewalk in the vicinity of Undercliff Avenue and Boscobel Place, within the confines of the 44 Precinct".
The Daily News reports, "McHenry, who was 20 weeks pregnant was dressed in a pajama top and no trousers, although she was wearing underwear, police said". At the time of her death, McHenry was reportedly 20 weeks pregnant.
The family of Internet star Lyric McHenry found out about her tragic passing online rather than from their own inner circle, RadarOnline.com learned exclusively. No obvious signs of trauma were observed.
EJ has yet to comment on his friend's passing, but recently shared a tribute to Lyric for her birthday.
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In her final clip, which she posted around 1 a.m., she was seen sitting next to a male friend as she blew a kiss to the camera.
EJNYC premiered on E! in 2016 and lasted for one season, starring Magic Johnson's son, EJ Johnson. 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.
McHenry was constantly posting photos of herself living what seemed to be a fabulous life and often posed with her pal, EJ Johnson.
According to Lyric's LinkedIn, she achieved a degree in Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity from Stanford University and has worked as a video producer, a trainee at a talent agency and an associate producer for Complex Networks. "I love you ❤️ #leoseason #teamthis", he wrote.