The man accused of dumping reality star Lyric McHenry’s dead body on a Bronx sidewalk pleaded not guilty to the crime, RadarOnline.com can exclusively report.
Radar first reported that McHenry died from a heroin, cocaine and alcohol overdose and a man named Alexis Mejia-Ramirez was arrested for concealing her body. Now, Radar has learned that Mejia-Ramirez pleaded not guilty to the crimes of concealment of a corpse and tampering with physical evidence.
An official at the Bronx District Attorney’s Office confirmed to Radar on Thursday that Mejia-Ramirez, 29, “pleaded not guilty on October 15.”
The official explained to Radar that if Mejia-Ramirez is indicted by a grand jury, he will have to return to court and enter another plea.
Shocking documents obtained by Radar this week showed Mejia-Ramirez did not act alone. A criminal complaint stated “two other male individuals” attempted to hide the body alongside Mejia-Ramirez.
An official confirmed to Radar on Thursday that homicide detectives are “still investigating” the two additional suspects.
“Nobody else has been arrested,” the official added.
As Radar readers know, the former EJNYC star was found dead on Aug. 14 on a sidewalk in the Bronx. A source confirmed to Radar at the time that she was found with a few bruises and a “small Ziploc bag containing cocaine.”
Hours before she was discovered dead, McHenry celebrated her 26th birthday at the Dream Hotel with her younger sister, Maya, and friends.
The late star’s best friend, Etienne Maurice, previously dished to Radar that the aspiring producer was last seen by friends entering a white BMW the night of her death.
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