Former Miss USA Cheslie Kryst was the lady who jumped to her death from a Manhattan high- rise building on Sunday morning (Jan. 30), according to The New York Post, which cited law-enforcement officials. Kryst leaped from the 60-story Orion building and was discovered dead in the street below at 7:15 a.m. “We mourn the loss of our dear Cheslie with profound sadness and grief. Her magnificent light, with its beauty and strength, inspired others all around the world. She was a woman who cared, loved, laughed, and shone “A statement from the pageant winner’s family was quoted by the Post. According to The New York Daily News, Kryst lived on the ninth story of the luxurious apartment building at 350 W. 42nd St., but leaped from a common space on the 29th floor, according to police sources. Before jumping, she wrote on Instagram, “May this day bring you rest and tranquility.” From September 2017 through May 2019, the beauty pageant winner worked as an associated civil litigation attorney at Poyner-Spruill LLP in Charlotte, North Carolina, after graduating from Wake Forest University School of Law. She was crowned Miss USA in 2019 after previously serving as Miss North Carolina. Kryst also worked for ExtraTV as a reporter. The following statement was shared by Extra: “Our hearts are shattered. Cheslie was not only an important element of our show, but she was also a cherished member of our ‘Extra’ family who had an impact on the entire crew. We send our heartfelt condolences to her entire family and friends.” Kryst was also described as “one of the brightest, nicest, and most compassionate persons we have ever had the opportunity of knowing” by the Miss Universe organization in a statement shared to Twitter. Our hearts go out to her family, friends, and anybody who was fortunate enough to know her.