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.

Courtesy of Facebook: Cheslie Kryst

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.

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