Malcolm X’s daughter found dead in Brooklyn

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. (Andrew Theodorakis/New York Daily News/TNS via Newscom)
PHOTO: Malikah Shabazz is seen here in an undated file photo. (Andrew Theodorakis/New York Daily News/TNS via Newscom)

The news comes as two men found guilty in Malcolm X’s assassination are expected to have their convictions thrown out.

MORE: 2 men found guilty in the Malcolm X assassination expected to have convictions thrown out

PHOTO: Nation of Islam leader Malcolm X speaks, 1963. (Bettmann Archive via Getty Images, FILE)
PHOTO: Nation of Islam leader Malcolm X speaks, 1963. (Bettmann Archive via Getty Images, FILE)

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.

Source: abcnews.go.com

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