Sheila Abdus-Salaam

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Person.png Sheila Abdus-Salaam  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
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BornSheila Turner
Washington DC, U.S.
Died2017-04-12 (Age 65)
New York City, U.S.
Alma materBarnard College, Columbia Law School
Victim ofpremature death
A US judge found dead in the Hudson River in 2017

Sheila Abdus-Salaam was the first African-American woman appointed to the New York Court of Appeals whom the Daily Mail termed "groundbreaking". In 2017, she was found dead in the Hudson River after her husband of less than a year reported her missing.[1]


CBSNews stated that "Questions persist".[2]

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