Cheslie Kryst, former Miss USA and correspondent for ‘Extra,’ dead at 30

Written by on February 1, 2022

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(CNN) – Former Miss USA Cheslie Kryst died Sunday morning, said her family and the New York Police Department, which is investigating her death. She was 30.

Kryst was an attorney who sought to help reform America’s justice system, as well as a fashion blogger and entertainment news correspondent, and was crowned Miss USA in 2019.

She died after jumping from a building in Manhattan, police said. The New York City Office of the Chief Medical Examiner confirmed to CNN that she died by suicide and had multiple blunt impact injuries.

The NYPD will look into the circumstances surrounding Kryst’s death, Detective Martin Brown confirmed Monday.

He declined to give more details. It is standard for police to investigate deaths by suicide.”In devastation and great sorrow, we share the passing of our beloved Cheslie,” Kryst’s family said in a statement. “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.

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