Woman who appeared on ’16 and Pregnant’ death on 23


Valerie Fairman of MTV’s “16 and Pregnant” has died, the Coatesville, Pennsylvania coroner’s office told FOX411. She was 23.

“There is an ongoing investigation,” the coroner’s office told us.

Fairman’s family told TMZ the former reality star died of an overdose. Her mother told the gossip site Fairman was visiting a friend Wednesday when she was found to react in the bathroom.

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Fairman’s struggle with substance abuse was profiled on the MTV show. She was also arrested for prostitution in 2015.

Fairman is survived by her 7-year-old daughter Nevaeh.

Her fellow “16 and Pregnant” stars shared their condolences via Twitter.

How incredibly sad. My heart goes out to her daughter and family.

— Chelsea DeBoer (@ChelseaHouska) 22 December 2016

This really upsets me. Thank you for letting me know. I told her to stay the course. ????????

— Jenelle Evans (@PBandJenelley_1) December 22, 2016

Not take life for granted. Keep your children and love them to connect. ????

— Jenelle Evans (@PBandJenelley_1) December 22, 2016

So sorry to hear the news of Valerie. Sending condolences to her daughter and family. ???? RIP

— Kail Lowry (@KailLowry) December 22, 2016

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