Tragedy: Malcolm Shabazz, Grandson Of Malcolm X Killed In Mexico
Malcolm Shabazz, the grandson of Malcolm X was killed in Tijuana, Mexico, today The Black Star News has confirmed from a person in touch with his mother.
Shabazz was the son of Malcolm’s X’s daughter Qubilah. "The mother is very distraught right now," a person in contact with the mother says.
No details were provided; one report says he was thrown from the roof of a building by robbers.
In 1997, when he was 12, Shabazz was charged in the arson death of his grandmother, Malcolm's widow, Dr. Betty Shabazz.
The young man was later diagnosed as being emotionally troubled. He pled guilty to manslaughter in connection with his grandmother's death and was confined to juvenile detention center for four years.
Malcolm Shabazz was born in 1984.
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