On Wednesday, the body of the first ever Muslim woman Judge of the United States found in the Hudson River. Sheila Abdus-Salaam was the first African-American arbitrator whose body was discovered by the police in New York.
The 65-year-old judge was associated with the highest court of New York and worked as the deputy judge of the city. On Wednesday the body of Sheila Abdus-Salaam was noticed in the floating condition at the west side of Manhattan. Police found her body at afternoon on 12th of April, a day later; the report of her missing is filed. The news was confirmed by a police spokesperson.
Her body was fully covered with the clothes and it has pulled up from the river. Her death was pronounced right after at the accident scene.
Police confirmed that there were no marks of trauma on her body. Moreover, the New York police department is not interested in revealing the speculation about her death and the cause of the accident. According to the spokesman, family members have identified her body and the autopsy would reveal the reason of the death of Sheila Abdus-Salaam.
Abdus-Salaam was the citizen of Washington DC. She became the woman arbitrator of African-American race and determined as the associate judge to the Judicature of Appeals. She was appointed to the high court of the state in the year 2013 by the governor of Democratic Party Mr. Andrew Cuomo who offered her name.
Mr. Cuomo said that Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam was the trailblazing magistrate who had been worked with dedication and honesty and her service for the natives was much fair and enough.