Sheila Abdus-Salaam

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Medical Examiner: Judge Drowned Herself

'It's an incredibly sad situation'

(Newser) - The death of the first black woman to sit on New York state's highest court is sad but not suspicious, according to the New York City medical examiner's office. Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam was found dead in the Hudson River on April 12 in what the examiner's office... More »

Videos Show NY Judge Walking Alone for Hours Before Death

Authorities still trying to piece together what happened to Sheila Abdus-Salaam

(Newser) - Security cameras around Manhattan captured the final hours of Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam's life as authorities continue trying to piece together what happened to the first African-American woman to sit on the New York Court of Appeals, the Los Angeles Times reports. Prior to the discovery of the videos, the... More »

Judge's Husband: She Did Not Kill Herself

Asks public's help in solving death of Sheila Abdus-Salaam

(Newser) - The husband of a New York judge found floating in the Hudson River has made an anguished plea to the public to help solve her death. In a statement to NBC News , the Rev. Gregory Jacobs rejected claims his wife, Sheila Abdus-Salaam, the first African-American woman to sit on the... More »

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