By Mariano Castillo, CNN
(CNN) - The grandson of civil rights activist Malcolm X, Malcolm Shabazz, died in a Mexico City hospital after suffering an apparent beating, police told CNN.
Prosecutors are investigating the death as a homicide, police spokesman Octavio Campos said.
Police were called to the scene of an injured man at 3:30 a.m. Thursday one block south of Plaza Garibaldi, a rough but famous patch of Mexico City known for its mariachis.
Shabazz appeared to have been beaten, but had no wounds from other weapons, Campos said.
The 29-year-old was transported to Mexico City's Balbuena General Hospital, where he died later Thursday morning because of his injuries, he said.
Somebody should have told this young man that south of the border you don't throw your weigh around, because your average shoe-shine boy has had to grow up three times harder than you, just to stay alive.
He can now rest with his father as the great MLK looks down on them from heaven shaking his head in shame.
It's ok for him to insult Malcolm x but I can't call him ignorant for it even though he is.
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