Malikah Shabazz, one in all Malcolm X’s daughters, was laid to rest Saturday, lower than every week after she was discovered unresponsive in her Brooklyn house.
The funeral came about at Manhattan’s Islamic Cultural Center of New York, adopted by burial at a Westchester Cemetery, in accordance to a discover posted on social media by an older sister.
“In this time of deep sadness from the loss of our beloved baby sister…our family extends heartfelt gratitude for the outpouring of kindness we have received from so many well-wishers around the world,” stated Ilyasah Shabazz, one in all 5 remaining daughters of Malcolm X, on her Facebook page.
Malikah Shabazz, 56, died of pure causes, and had been coping with a long-term sickness earlier than her dying, in accordance to stories.
“At this point in time, working with other authorities, the medical examiner, and speaking to the family, she had been ill for a period of time, and at this point, nothing appears suspicious,” NYPD Police Commissioner Dermot Shea instructed PIX11.
Shabazz’s stays have been discovered Monday at her Midwood house by her 23-year-old daughter Bettih-Bahiyah Shabazz. Malikah and her twin, Malaak, have been the youngest of the slain civil rights chief and Betty Shabazz’s daughters.