(CNN) — Jordan Cashmyer, whose struggle as an unhoused, young, expectant mother was documented on MTV’s “16 and Pregnant,” has died, according to her family.
She was 26.READ MORE: Apple stores file papers to unionize, including 1 in Atlanta
“My oldest beloved daughter, Jordan has passed away, she was only 26 years old,” a posting on her father’s Facebook page read. “Our hearts are truly broken. No parent should ever have to go through losing a child, EVER.”
A representative for Maryland’s Office of the Chief Medical Examiner confirmed Cashmyer’s death to CNN. No cause of death had been made public as of Monday.
Cashmyer appeared on the MTV series in 2014 with her then boyfriend Derek Taylor.READ MORE: Special grand jury considering Trump election interference in Georgia convenes
The couple were shown dealing with unemployment, homelessness and family disapproval as they awaited the birth of their daughter, Genevieve “Evie” Taylor.
MTV’s confirmed Twitter account for the show “Teen Mom,” which is a spinoff of “16 and Pregnant,” offered condolences.
“We are deeply saddened to learn about the passing of Jordan Cashmyer,” the tweet read. “Our hearts go out to her family and friends during this difficult time.”MORE NEWS: Zelensky Says The World Should Be Prepared For The Possibility That Putin Could Use Nuclear Weapons
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