Former Miss USA Dead After Jumping Off Building In NYC

Posted January 30, 2022 by with 0 comments

The former beauty queen posted the above photo to her Instagram just hours before taking her own life. Tragic news, via CNN:

Former Miss USA Cheslie Kryst died Sunday morning, her family and police said. She was 30.

Kryst, who was crowned Miss USA in 2019, died after jumping from a building in Manhattan, according to New York City Police Department.

“In devastation and great sorrow, we share the passing of our beloved Cheslie,” her family said in a statement obtained by CNN. “Her great light was one that inspired others around the world with her beauty and strength. She cared, she loved, she laughed and she shined.”

The former Miss USA winner posted an Instagram photo before her death. “May this day bring you rest and peace,” she wrote alongside a photo of herself.

Kryst was an attorney who sought to help reform America’s justice system. She received three degrees from two universities. Kryst also worked as a correspondent for entertainment news site ExtraTV.

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