Jordan Cashmyer appeared on hit TV shows 16 and Pregnant in 2014 alongside her then-partner Derek. Her father confirmed that she passed away last month in a heartbreaking Facebook post
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Cause of death of MTV 16 and pregnant star Jordan Cashmyer revealed more than a month after her death.
The Maryland Department of Health Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed that Jordan died of fentanyl and cocaine intoxication.
However, they told E! News that the manner of death is still undetermined, meaning it is unclear whether the incident was accidental.
Her death was initially confirmed by her father Dennis on January 16.
He came Facebook at the time of the tragic news announcement, wrote: “Last night I received a call that none of the parents wanted.
“My beloved eldest daughter Jordan has passed away, she is only 26 years old. Our hearts are truly broken. No parent should go through the loss of a child, EVER.”
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He added: “Please keep my family’s prayers in your thoughts as we work through this terrible tragedy. Please understand and respect our privacy at this time. I am surrounded by the love and support of my children, niece Lyla and family members.”
He also organized an online fundraiser to try to help financially support her final arrangements and future care for Jordan’s 7-month-old daughter Lyla.
On the page, he wrote: “Addiction runs rampant in many families, and our family is not immune to it. Jordan is full of life and full of personality.
“She has a way of always making those around her smile and smile, and her smile is really contagious.”
Jordan first appeared on the small screen in 2014 when fans of the reality TV show watched Jordan and her boyfriend Derek Taylor raise daughter Evie together.
When Jordan was about to give birth, the couple was still homeless and her parents disapproved of the relationship, the couple eventually went their separate ways.
Jordan joined the show as a teenager from Baltimore Maryland who was expecting Derek’s baby.
Viewers discovered her parents had asked her to leave the family home after she refused to part with Derek while she was pregnant.
She welcomed daughter Genevieve Shae Taylor on March 7, 2014 and Derek’s continued unwillingness to work caused the couple to split due to financial difficulties and they went their separate ways.
After the split, she signed temporary custody of their children to Derek’s mother in 2015, according to Deadline.
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