Cheslie Kryst, the champion of the 2019 Miss USA pageant and a journalist for the entertainment news segment “Extra,” passed away at the age of 30.
Kryst leaped from a Manhattan apartment building on Sunday morning, police say, and was pronounced dead at the scene. His family confirmed his death, in an announcement.
We are devastated to learn about the loss of Miss USA 2019 Cheslie Kryst. She was one of the brightest, warmest, and most kind people we have ever had the privilege of knowing. Our entire community mourns her loss, and our thoughts and prayers are with her family right now. pic.twitter.com/fuJHXeMnHa
— Miss Universe (@MissUniverse) January 31, 2022
According to the outlet, Kryst lived on the ninth level of the Orion building and was last seen on a 29th-story patio.
“We share the heartbreak and deep sorrow of our darling Cheslie’s demise,” Kryst’s family wrote in a statement released Sunday. “Her strength and beauty motivated others all around the globe. “She was a caring, loving, laughing, and shining woman.” You can also read more about Jim Carrey’s Personal Life.
Before her death, the former Miss USA winner published an Instagram photograph. She wrote next to the photo of herself, “May this day bring you relaxation and peace.”
Kryst was an attorney, who worked to improve the legal system in the United States. She has got three degrees from two universities.
Kryst, a native of North Carolina, worked as a civil litigation attorney at a legal business, where she assisted inmates who had been condemned unjustly in getting their sentences reduced for free.
Kryst was born in Jackson, Michigan, on April 28, 1991, and attended South Carolina high school before graduating with honors from the University of South Carolina.
A law degree and a master’s degree in business administration recognized by Wake Forest University. Read also about Reality Star Kourtney Kardashian.
Kryst informed the North Carolina Bar Association’s blog in 2019 that her mother motivated her to compete in pageants.
She ran a fashion blog, White Collar Glam, for women’s workwear and volunteered for Dress for Success in addition to working in law.