16 and Pregnant star Valerie Fairman has died, E! News confirms. She was 23.
The Chester County Coroner tells E! News that Fairman's cause of death is under investigation. But the former reality star, who has a 7-year-old daughter named Nevaeh Lynn Fairman, has struggled with substance abuse for years, which was documented on 16 and Pregnant. The coroner will conduct toxicology tests to determine the exact cause of death.
Soon after the news broke, fellow MTV reality stars and alumni turned to social media to send thoughts and prayers to Fairman's family. "How incredibly sad. My heart goes out to her daughter and family," Teen Mom 2's Chelsea Houska tweeted.