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The woman who jumped to her death from a Midtown skyscraper on Sunday was former Miss USA Cheslie Kryst, law enforcement sources told The Post.
Shortly before jumping, Kryst posted on her Instagram page, “May this day bring you rest and peace.”
The 2019 pageant winner and 30-year-old attorney jumped out of Ella Orion’s lavish 60-story building at 350 W. 42nd St. around 7:15 a.m. m. and she was found dead on the street, sources said.
“It is with devastation and great sorrow that we share the passing of our beloved Cheslie,” the former beauty queen’s family said in a statement Sunday.
“Its great light of hers that inspired others around the world with her beauty and strength. She cared, she loved, she laughed and she shone.
“Cheslie embodied love and service to others, whether through her work as an attorney fighting for social justice, as Miss USA and as the host of EXTRA,” her family said. “But most importantly as a daughter, sister, friend, mentor and colleague, we know her impact will live on.”
Cheslie Kryst Age
April 28, 1991, Jackson, Michigan, United States
Kryst, who lived on the ninth floor of the building, was alone when she jumped and was last seen on a 29th-floor terrace, sources said.
Sources said Kryst left a note saying she wanted to leave everything to her mother, a former beauty pageant competitor who was crowned Ms. North Carolina in 2002. The note did not include a reason for Kryst’s actions. sources said.
“She was not only beautiful, but she was smart, she was a lawyer,” a law enforcement source said of Kryst. “She has a life that anyone would be jealous of. …She’s so sad.”
Chelsie Kryst jumped from the 60-story Orion Building on 42nd Street around 7:15 a.m. m. and she was found dead in the street below.
Former Miss North Carolina, Kryst won top honors at the 2019 Miss USA pageant, donning a sparkly wingsuit for the National Costume competition, a nod to Maya Angelou’s “I Know Why She Sings the Caged Bird.”
Kryst also worked as a reporter for ExtraTV.
“Our hearts are broken,” the company said in a statement. “Cheslie wasn’t just a vital part of our show. She was a beloved part of our Extra family and she touched the entire staff. Our deepest condolences to all of her family and friends of hers.”
In October 2019, Kryst spoke out on Facebook for World Mental Health Day and offered advice on dealing with stress.
“I do a lot to make sure I keep my sanity,” she said. “And the most important thing I did was talk to a counselor. It is very easy to talk to her. She gives me great strategies, especially if I’m sad or happy or have a busy month ahead of me.
“When I’m not talking to my counselor, I spend time at the end of each day to just relax,” Kryst added. “I disconnect, I turn off the phone, I don’t answer messages. I just sit and watch my favorite movies.”
In 2020, she spoke about it again in an interview with The Hilltop.
“There are three things that I’m doing when it comes to self-care,” Kryst said. “No. 1, I try to set a regular time for my alarm to go off every day at 6:45. I know I’m getting up and starting my day.
“Two, I try to set very clear boundaries, so even though I’m home and I have my computer, my phone with me, I’m done answering emails at 6 o’clock, I’m not answering messages. It’s over.”
Third, she said, “I have a regular exercise program that keeps my body healthy and my mind sharp.”