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Mexican judge orders trial for suspects in killing of Malcolm X's grandson

Mexico City, May 19 (EFE).- A Mexican judge has ordered the two waiters accused of killing Malcolm Shabazz, the grandson of U.S. political activist Malcolm X, to stand trial, the District Attorney's Office said. David Hernandez Cruz and Manuel Alejandro Perez, both 24, will be tried on homicide and robbery charges under a ruling issued Saturday by Judge Hector Palomares, the DA's office said. Attorneys for the two suspects, who worked as waiters at The Palace Club on the Plaza Garibaldi, will have three days to appeal the ruling.

Mexican police arrest 2 suspects in killing of Malcolm X's grandson

Mexico City, May 14 (EFE).- Two suspects have been arrested in Mexico City in connection with the killing last week of Malcolm Shabazz, the grandson of U.S. political activist Malcolm X, District Attorney Rodolfo Fernando Rios said. David Hernandez Cruz and Manuel Alejandro Perez, who worked as waiters at The Palace Club on the Plaza Garibaldi, were arrested for the beating death of Shabazz, Rios said. The two suspects, both 24, and two other men allegedly beat Shabazz early Thursday after he refused to pay a $1,200 bar tab, the DA said.

Two arrests in slaying of Malcolm X grandson in Mexico

Mexican police have arrested two waiters who allegedly beat the grandson of late US civil rights activist Malcolm X to death in a bar after he disputed a $1,200 tab, prosecutors said Monday. Mexico City's top prosecutor, Rodolfo Fernando Rios Garza, said authorities were looking for two more suspects in the death of Malcolm Shabazz, 29, who was found lying on the street in front of The Palace Club on Thursday.

Two arrests in slaying of Malcolm X grandson in Mexico

Police have arrested two waiters who allegedly beat to death the grandson of late US civil rights activist Malcolm X in a Mexico City bar after he disputed a $1,200 tab, officials said Monday. Mexico City's top prosecutor, Rodolfo Fernando Rios Garza, said authorities were looking for two other suspects in the death of Malcolm Shabazz, 29, who was found laying on the street in front of The Palace Club on Thursday. Shabazz died later in a hospital of blunt-force trauma, with head injuries, a broken jaw and fractured ribs.

Arrests in Mexico slaying of Malcolm X grandson

Two men were arrested in Mexico City on charges of robbing and killing the troubled grandson of iconic American civil rights leader Malcolm X, Mexican media reported late Sunday. Pending further legal action, city prosecutors sent the men, ages 24 and 26, to the city jail for their alleged role in the crime, the daily Reforma said on its website. Malcolm Shabazz, 29, died in hospital after suffering multiple wounds following a fight in a Mexico City bar on Thursday, prosecutors said.

Grandson of Malcolm X slain in Mexico

The troubled grandson of iconic American civil rights leader Malcolm X has been killed in Mexico after a fight in a bar, local prosecutors confirmed on Friday. Malcolm Shabazz, 29, died in hospital after suffering multiple injuries following a fight in a Mexico City bar on Thursday, prosecutors said. Shabazz was described as a paranoid schizophrenic during his 1997 trial for starting the fatal fire which ultimately claimed the life of his grandmother Betty Shabazz, the widow of Malcolm X, who was assassinated in 1965.

Sewage, strippers and Mariachis as Malcolm X's grandson lay dying

By Simon Gardner and Gabriel Stargardter MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Left crumpled in the gutter after an ill-fated visit to a seedy club in a rough part of Mexico City, the grandson of murdered U.S. civil rights leader Malcolm X lay dying engulfed in the stench of sewage and a blaring cacophony of Mariachi music. He was beaten to death early on Thursday morning, police say, in an ignominious end to a short, tormented life flecked with tragedy.

Malcolm X's grandson dies in Mexico

Mexico City, May 10 (EFE).- The grandson of U.S. political activist Malcolm X died at a Mexico City hospital of injuries received during an altercation, authorities said Friday. An investigation is under way into the homicide of 29-year-old Malcolm Shabazz, the capital district attorney's office said. The U.S. Embassy had earlier issued a statement about the death of an American citizen in Mexico City, but withheld the deceased's name at the request of the family.

NBA: It's official - James near-unanimous MVP

The NBA made it official Sunday, announcing Miami Heat superstar LeBron James was a near-unanimous choice as Most Valuable Player, earning the award for a second straight year and fourth time overall. James's victory in the voting had been widely reported since Friday, although when asked about it the player himself had urged reporters not to "jinx" him by jumping the gun. He needn't have worried. James garnered 120 first-place votes from a possible 121 which included a 120-member media panel and a fan poll conducted on NBA.com that counted for one vote.

NBA: It's official - James near-unanimous MVP

The NBA made it official Sunday, announcing Miami Heat superstar LeBron James was a near-unanimous choice as Most Valuable Player, earning the award for a second straight year and fourth time overall. James's victory in the voting had been widely reported since Friday, although when asked about it the player himself had urged reporters not to "jinx" him by jumping the gun. He needn't have worried. James garnered 120 first-place votes from a possible 121 which included a 120-member media panel and a fan poll conducted on NBA.com that counted for one vote.
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