COATESVILLE, Pa. (CBS) — A star of MTV’s “16 and Pregnant” has been found dead in Chester County, Pennsylvania.
Valerie Fairman, 23, of Oxford, was found dead of an apparent drug overdose in a friend’s bathroom Wednesday in Caln Township, CBS 3 reports.READ MORE: $20,000 Reward Offered After Fire At Historic St. Leo's Church In Tacony Ruled Arson
“We are saddened by the news of Valerie Fairman’s passing,” MTV said in a statement. “Our thoughts and prayers are with her family at this time.”READ MORE: Philadelphia Teen Destiny Jackson Overcomes Significant Challenges To Be Among Best Of Class Of 2021
Fairman had a run-in with the Parkesburg Borough Police Department on Dec. 15 after being pulled over for traffic violations.
During the traffic stop, police said Fairman provided a false name to officers and when they were able to positively identify her, she attempted to flee on foot. Fairman was taken into custody following a brief pursuit.
She was charged with resisting arrest and providing false identification to law enforcement and was released on $1,500 unsecured bail.
Last year, Fairman was arrested on a prostitution charge in New Castle, Delaware.
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Fairman leaves behind her 7-year-old daughter Nevaeh.