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EJ Johnson’s Bestfriend And Reality TV Star Lyric McHenry Found Dead On NYC Sidewalk


EJ Johnson’s Bestfriend And Reality TV Star Lyric McHenry Found Dead On NYC Sidewalk

Reality TV star and EJ Johnson’s best friend Lyric McHenry has been found dead on the streets of New York, she was 26. 

Lyric McHenry, the daughter of a producer and best friend to Magic Johnson’s son EJ Johnson has been found dead just hours after celebrating her birthday. She was 26 and reportedly 20 weeks pregnant.

Reports say that around 5 am, McHenry was found slumped over on a Bronx sidewalk wearing only a pajama top, no pants, and her underwear.

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Police are saying that when she was found, there was a bag on her which may contain drugs. Hours before her death, Lyric took to social media posting at The Frederick Hotel, SoHo Grand Hotel, and Dream Downtown.

Her younger sister Maya McHenry was also present for the birthday festivities posting a video of her sister telling her happy birthday!

Aside from being the daughter of a movie producer, Lyric, and her sister were on EJ Johnson’s reality show EJ NYC where she also served as a producer.

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Investigators are currently waiting on the city medical examiner’s report to determine an official cause of death.

Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends as they go through this difficult time. Take a look at Lyric below.

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Photo source: Lyric_Leigh instagram


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