Cheslie Kryst Death
Cheslie Kryst death came as a shock to many people. She was the first Black woman to win the Miss USA pageant and was considered to be one of the most talented and well-rounded women in pageant history. A former student-athlete at the University of South Carolina, Kryst also held an MBA from Wake Forest University.
Her death occurred in midtown Manhattan on Sunday. The New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner said it was a suicide.
Kryst’s mother said she had tried to commit suicide in the past. She learned of her daughter’s suicide while she was on a plane to New York. She died of multiple blunt-impact injuries after falling from a high-rise apartment in New York. The New York City Office of the Chief Medical Examiner said she committed suicide after a fall from her apartment building.
An autopsy has determined that Cheslie Kryst committed suicide after falling from her ninth-floor apartment. She had suffered multiple blunt-impact injuries, CNN reported. Her death was a tragic one for her family. Her death will affect many people for years to come.
The young Kryst was a model and former Miss USA, and was also a civil lawyer. She also provided free legal assistance for prisoners. She earned her law degree and MBA from Wake Forest University. She also completed her undergraduate studies at the University of South Carolina, where she was an outstanding track athlete.
Kryst was one of five major pageant winners in one year. Her mother was the second black Mrs. North Carolina in 2002.
Simpkins had attempted suicide herself when her daughter was younger. Kryst began to exhibit symptoms of depression in her early twenties. But Simpkins didn’t realize the extent of her daughter’s depression until she saw her sleeping patterns. Eventually, she went to counseling and was getting good sleep at night.