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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.
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