Malikah Shabazz death: Daughter of Malcolm X found dead at Brooklyn home. Shabazz was one of Malcolm X and his wife Betty Shabazz’s six children.
Malikah Shabazz, one of the daughters of Malcolm X, has been found dead at her home in New York.
Police said Shabazz, who was 56, was found at around 4.30pm unresponsive in her home in Brooklyn, and later declared dead.
Malikah Shabazz Death
A daughter of slain Black civil rights activist Malcolm X, Malikah Shabazz, died Monday, the New York Police Department told CNN.
Shabazz, 56, was found unconscious by her daughter at her home in Brooklyn, according to the NYPD.
Police said the death appears to be due to natural causes at this time.
Bernice King, a daughter of the late Martin Luther King Jr., offered her condolences.
Malikah Shabazz, the daughter of slain civil rights leader Malcolm X, was found dead in her Brooklyn apartment Monday, the NYPD confirmed to CBS News. Shabazz was found by her daughter and at this point, her death is not considered suspicious, police say.
“I’m deeply saddened by the death of #MalikahShabazz. My heart goes out to her family, the descendants of Dr. Betty Shabazz and Malcolm X. Dr. Shabazz was pregnant with Malikah and her twin sister, Malaak, when Brother Malcolm was assassinated. Be at peace, Malikah,” King said on Twitter.