Malikah Shabazz Death – Cause of Death: 56-year-old Malikah Shabazz, daughter of Malcolm X was found dead in her Brooklyn apartment.
Shabazz was found unconscious by her daughter at her home on Monday.
Her death does not appear to be suspicious following initial review, Julie Bolcer from New York City’s chief medical examiner’s office said. The cause of death is pending.
Malikah Shabazz is one of Malcolm X six children. She was born seven months after her father was assassinated in February 1965 in New York City.
“I’m deeply saddened by the death of Malikah Shabazz. My heart goes out to her family, the descendants of Dr. Betty Shabazz and Malcolm X,” Bernice King shared via Facebook. “Dr. Shabazz was pregnant with Malikah and her twin sister, Malaak, when Brother Malcolm was assassinated. Be at peace, Malikah.”