Malcolm X’s daughter found dead in her apartment. The news comes 57 years after Malcolm X’s killing.
Malikah Shabazz, a daughter of Malcolm X, was found dead in her Brooklyn, New York, home Monday, police told ABC News.
Shabazz, 56, was found by her daughter just before 5 p.m. ET, police said.
The death does not appear suspicious.
The news comes as two men found guilty in Malcolm X’s assassination are expected to have their convictions thrown out.
Minister and human rights activist Malcom X was killed 57 years ago in the New York City neighborhood of Washington Heights.
Shabazz was one of Malcolm X’s six daughters.
Malikah Shabazz found dead
Malikah Shabazz, 56, daughter of Malcolm X, found dead in Brooklyn, NY: report
Her death came just days after two men – one of them deceased — were exonerated in connection with her father’s 1965 assassination.
How did Malikah Shabazz die?
Malikah Shabazz, the 56-year-old daughter of slain civil rights activist Malcolm X, was found dead Monday in her Brooklyn, N.Y., home, according to a report.
The death did not appear to be suspicious, WABC-TV of New York City reported. Authorities said she was found inside her home by her daughter, the report said.
Shabazz is one of six children parented by Malcolm X and wife Betty Shabazz.