Jordan Cashmyer, Star of MTV’s ’16 and Pregnant,’ Dies at 26

Cashmyer was featured in a Season 5 episode of the reality series,

in which her struggles with homelessness and employment were detailed.

Cashmyer’s death was announced by family member Jessica Cashmyer in a Facebook post via the account of her late husband

and Jordan’s father — Dennis M. Cashmyer Jr. on Sunday. No cause of death was given.

“Last night I received a call no parent ever wants,” read the post, in part. “My oldest beloved daughter, Jordan has passed away, she was only 26 years old.

Our hearts are truly broken. No parent should ever have to go through losing a child, EVER. 

Please keep my family in your thoughts prayers as we navigate through this terrible tragedy.

MTV paid tribute in a Twitter post that read: “We are deeply saddened to learn about the passing of Jordan Cashmyer

Our hearts go out to her family and friends during this difficult time.”

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