Malikah Shabazz was found dead in her New York residence by her daughter.
The unfortunate incident occurred on the evening of Monday, November 22.
The 56-year-old woman was the daughter of the late icon, Malcolm X.
Her father was murdered when his wife was pregnant with Malikah and her twin sister.
The news of Malikah's death was confirmed on Twitter by Bernice King.
Investigations into the cause of Malikah's death are still ongoing.
The deceased had been charged for various crimes during her lifetime.
Malikah was the youngest of the late civil rights activist's six daughters.
Qubilah, one of the icon's daughters, was accused of plotting to murder her father's nemesis.