'16 and Pregnant' Star Jordan Cashmyer's Cause of Death Revealed

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16 and Pregnant star Jordan Cashmyer's cause of death was fentanyl and cocaine intoxication, according to the Office of Chief Medical Examiner for the Maryland Department.

ET was also told that the manner of death was "undetermined." The news of Jordan’s death was confirmed via her stepmother, on her late father, Dennis Cashmyer’s, Facebook page. “Last night I received a call no parent ever wants. 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,” it read.  

“Please keep my family in your thoughts prayers as we navigate through this terrible tragedy. Please understand and respect our privacy at this time. We are surrounded by the love and support of our children, grand daughter Lyla and family members. 💔Jessica Cashmyer.” 

Jordan’s story was highlighted on a 2014 episode of the series. The episode documented Jordan’s relationship with then-boyfriend Derek Taylor and their struggles with homelessness and unemployment. The show also highlighted Jordan’s difficult relationship with her family - - who disowned her - - because they did not approve of her relationship. 

Jordan, who struggled with addiction prior to her death, welcomed her daughter Genevieve "Evie" Shae Taylor. during the series. Shortly after her daughter’s birth, she signed over temporary custody rights to Derek’s mother.

In 2017, Jordan was arrested for drug possession. According to Variety, Jordan celebrated one-year of sobriety in 2021.  

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