Video Producer Lyric McHenry who was pregnant is dead at 26! It is a case of suspected overdose!

Video Producer Lyric McHenry who was pregnant is dead at 26! It is a case of suspected overdose!
  • Reality TV star Lyric McHenry, 30 who was also a video producer and social media activist is dead
  • She was pregnant and was found dead at 5 am on 14 August 2018 in The Bronx

The death of Lyric McHenry

NYPD has reported on the death of this TV star Lyric McHenry. They said:

“A 26-year-old female, unconscious and unresponsive, lying on the sidewalk in the vicinity of Undercliff Avenue and Boscobel Place. There were no obvious signs of trauma observed. EMS responded to the location and transported the aided female to Bronx Lebanon Hospital, where she was pronounced deceased.”

Source: Automate News (Lyric)

The authorities are still investigating the death of this young producer and are not sure how the death has been caused. They refused to provide any further explanation of this tragedy.

But presuming that her death occurred post-partying, it is suspected that it is a case of an apparent drug overdose. A small bag of cocaine has been recovered from the scene.

At the time of her death, she was in her pajama top and underwear. She did not have her pants on. She was also 20 weeks pregnant. The name of the father of her unborn child is not known.

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The moments before the death

Lyric had uploaded videos on her Instagram story a few hours before her death. It can be seen that she was celebrating her birthday with her friends and had blown a kiss to the camera.

The Manhattan sky was in the background. She had a night out in New York and had put tags of herself being in The Frederick Hotel, SoHo Grand Hotel, and Dream Downtown.

Source: Daily Mail (Lyric with her sister)

Lyric’s sister Maya McHenry was also in some videos and was seen asking and saying:

“Why does she look so bomb? It’s a joke.” 

Her employer pays tribute

Lyric McHenry used to work in the Video Department of Refinery29. Jon Bulette paid his tribute to this wonderful lady. He said:

“She was funny, proactive, and incredibly creatively driven. She was an excellent communicator and I couldn’t wait to see where her talent and creativity would take her.”

Dorothy Wang who was on the show Rich Kids of Beverly Hills tweeted a tribute. She wrote:

“Rest In Peace Lyric McHenry. You were an angel amongst us.”

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Lyric McHenry and her career

Lyric had begun her career with the Obama Presidential campaign and she was only 15 at that time. She graduated from Stanford University in pre-law in 2010 and she was in the reality show EJNYC on E! Channel in 2016. Her good friend EJ Johnson who is the son of Magic Johnson was with her on the show.

For a year from 2016 to 2017, Lyric worked as an intern in the video department of Refinery29. She was a talented lady with brains and used to focus on raising awareness on the racial issues of the society and discussing the remedies for it. McHenry was a producer. She was on the YouTube series Lingo with Lyric during the 2016 Presidential campaign.

Source: Evening Standard (Lyric)

She had worked in the capacity of an associate producer with Complex Networks before she took to freelance writing and producing in the year 2017. She has done the movie Downpour Summer.

Lyric’s father, Doug McHenry is also a producer and director and has done movies such as New Jack City in 1991, Jason’s Lyric in 1994, and The Brothers in 2001.


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