- Publish Date
- Friday, 23 December 2016, 9:55AM
A young mother who starred in the MTV show 16 and Pregnant has died in suburban Philadelphia, a coroner confirmed.
Former Valerie Fairman was found dead on Wednesday after what is believed to be a drug overdose. The mother of one was just 23 and starred on MTV's hit show in 2010.
Hope everyone had a good day ❤️ I was in heaven pic.twitter.com/Fv0FCINaRs— Valerie Fairman (@uuknoiit) October 12, 2016
Valerie leaves behind seven-year-old Nevaeh - Heaven spelled backwards - who was in the care of the late star's adoptive mum.
Dailymail.com also understands that the former reality star was engaged, to local musician Russ Bosi.
In audio of the paramedics dispatch, obtained by TMZ, EMS were sent to a possible 'cardiac arrest' and someone was doing CPR on scene.
In recent years, she had been arrested for assaulting her mother and prostitution.
Me & My Mom ❤️😘❤️ pic.twitter.com/mFaDpw1Hqo— Valerie Fairman (@uuknoiit) September 6, 2016
Fairman had appeared in the second season of the show in 2009-2010 when she gave birth to a daughter.