As we previously reported, the grandson of Malcom X and Betty Shabazz was killed tragically in Mexico yesterday.
NewsOne is reporting tonight that the Shabazz family has released the following;
We are deeply saddened by the passing of our beloved El Hajj Malcolm El Shabazz. To all who knew him, he offered kindness, encouragement and hope for a better tomorrow. Although his bright light and boundless potential are gone from this life, we are grateful that he now rests in peace in the arms of his grandparents and the safety of God. We will miss him.
With grateful hearts, we send sincerest appreciation to our supporters around the world for your tremendous outpouring of love and respect during our time of grief.
The Shabazz Family
The Urban Daily will continue to bring developments as they become available on this very sad story.
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