Cheslie Kryst, former Miss USA, dies at 30
NEW YORK (AP) — Cheslie Kryst, the 2019 winner of the Miss USA pageant and a correspondent for the entertainment news program “Extra,” has died.
Police said the 30-year-old Kryst jumped from a Manhattan apartment building. She was pronounced dead at the scene Sunday morning.
Her family confirmed her death in a statement.
They said she “embodied love and served others.” Kryst, a North Carolina attorney, won the Miss USA pageant in May, 2019, and competed in the Miss Universe pageant that year.
In a statement, “Extra” offered condolences, calling Kryst a vital part of the show.