Judge Found Dead In Hudson River Was ‘Force For Good’
A pioneering judge, who became the first Muslim woman in US history to serve on the bench, was found dead Wednesday — washed up on the Manhattan side of the Hudson River, sources said.
Sheila Abdus-Salaam, 65, was discovered floating in the water near 132nd Street and Hudson Parkway around 1:45 p.m., according to police sources.
Witnesses had spotted her fully clothed body and called 911, cops said.
Sources told The Post that Abdus-Salaam, an associate judge of the Court of Appeals, had been reported missing from her home in Harlem earlier in the day. Continue reading →
Source: Attorneys, Judges And Lawyers