Malikah Shabazz, the daughter of Malcolm X, was reportedly found dead in her Brooklyn apartment.
Shabazz,56, was found dead Monday afternoon in her Brooklyn apartment around 4:40 p.m. by her daughter as told by an NYPD spokesperson. According to Business Insider, the news comes after Muhammad Aziz and Khalil Islam were exonerated for the murder of her father. Months prior to her death, Malikah and her sisters requested for the investigation of his murder to be reopened based on new evidence.
The investigation is currently ongoing and more details regarding Shabazz’s death will be updated based on new information.
Malikah was born in 1965 with her twin sibling Malaak and was the youngest of six children.