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Lyric McHenry Died From Heroin & Cocaine Overdose: Man Charged With Hiding Dead Body

Lyric McHenry Drug Overdose Man Charged With Hiding Body

Oct. 30 2018, Updated 7:35 p.m. ET

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Lyric McHenry died of a drug overdose and now a man has been charged for concealing her dead body, can exclusively report.

The 26-year-old reality star, who was found dead on a Bronx, New York sidewalk on Aug. 14, died of an overdose of cocaine, alcohol and heroin, an affidavit obtained by confirmed.

A man named Alexis Mejia-Ramirez, 29, of Bronx, New York was arrested and charged with concealment of a corpse and tampering with physical evidence in an effort to hide Lyric’s remains, the document furthers.

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As readers know, Lyric was discovered dead wearing nothing but pajamas in a “desolate” part of the Bronx in the early morning on Aug. 14. The E! star was found with a few bruises and a “small Ziploc bag containing cocaine,” a source confirmed to at the time.

On October 26, Mejia-Ramirez was released from jail on a $1,500 bond, an official at the Bronx District Attorney’s Office confirmed to


According to a criminal complaint, video surveillance, phone records and witness interviews obtained by police resulted in Mejia-Ramirez’s arrest.

The complaint explained that Mejia-Ramirez and “two other male individuals” attempted to hide Lyric’s body by placing it on the sidewalk located at Boscobel Place and Undercliff Avenue.

The complaint explained that Lyric’s body was found at approximately 5:05 a.m., “hours” after the three men allegedly moved her corpse.

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The night before she was found dead, Lyric celebrated her 26th birthday at the Dream Hotel with her younger sister, Maya, and close friends.

One of her best friends, Etienne Maurice, exclusively told at the time that he suspected she passed away from a drug overdose.

The friend also revealed that Lyric left the Dream Hotel and entered a white BMW driven by a mystery male.

Lyric, who according to friends was an aspiring producer, appeared on the E! reality series EJNYC, which followed around Magic Johnson’s son, EJ, and his friends.

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