Two days after the tragic passing of Cheslie Kryst, the official cause of death of the former Miss USA has been revealed.
The New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner confirmed to E! News that she died by suicide. The 30-year-old beauty queen's cause of death was multiple blunt impact injuries.
The lawyer and Extra TV correspondent fell from a "higher elevation" of a 60-story condominium in New York City just after 7 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 30, and was pronounced dead at the scene, a NYPD spokesperson previously told E! News.
"In devastation and great sorrow, we share the passing of our beloved Cheslie," her family said in a statement to Extra. "Her great light was one that inspired others around the world with her beauty and strength. She cared, she loved, she laughed and she shined."
The statement continued, "Cheslie embodied love and served others, whether through her work as an attorney fighting for social justice, as Miss USA and as a host on Extra. But most importantly, as a daughter, sister, friend, mentor and colleague — we know her impact will live on. As we reflect on our loss, the family asks for privacy at this time."
Cheslie's friend Kenya Moore said that she was "devastated" when she heard what had happened and revealed that the two had just spoke last week.
"We were always texting and talking and in constant contact laughing and sharing," the Real Housewives of Atlanta star wrote on Instagram on Jan. 31. "She was a glorious human being and so sweet and caring I just can't deal with this. She made me so proud to call her my sister and the world proud. A true role model I looked up to HER!."
Miss USA 2006 Tara Conner echoed the sentiment, saying she was "speechless."
"You never know what someone is going through," she wrote on Instagram. "@chesliekryst your presence in this world touched so many lives, including mine! Too many people suffer in silence…if you are struggling I beg of you to say something! Rest in power my sweet sister!."
Cheslie, who founded the fashion blog White Collar Glam, was active on social media just hours before death, posting a photo of herself on Sunday.
She wrote, "May this day bring you rest and peace."