Daughter of Malcolm X, Malikah Shabazz, found dead in New York City


The daughter of civil rights icon Malcolm X was located dead at her home in Brooklyn Monday, according to multiple reports.

According to WNBC, 56-year-old Malikah Shabazz was “found unconscious and unresponsive inside her home on East 28th Street in Midwood just before 4:30 p.m.” Her daughter reportedly made the discovery.

As of now, the death of Shabazz is not being labeled suspicious. A medical examiner will determine the exact cause of death.

Malikah Shabazz is seen in a Jan. 26, 2017, booking photo following her arrest in Charles County, Maryland. (Charles County, Maryland, Sheriff’s Office via Fox News)

The news comes days after two men were exonerated in the 1965 assassination Malcolm X.

This is a breaking news update. 

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