Malcolm X's daughter found dead in her apartment

The news comes 57 years after Malcolm X's killing.

November 22, 2021, 10:47 PM

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.

PHOTO: Malikah Shabazz is seen here in an undated file photo.
Malikah Shabazz is seen here in an undated file photo.
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The news comes as two men found guilty in Malcolm X's assassination are expected to have their convictions thrown out.

PHOTO: Nation of Islam leader Malcolm X speaks, 1963.
Nation of Islam leader Malcolm X speaks, 1963.
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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.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

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