Abdul Majid


Age: 65

convicted murderer and black nationalist who was convicted with an accomplice for the murder of New York City police officer John Scarangella and the attempted murder of Scarangella's partner Richard Rainey after the two NYPD officers stopped a white van on a Queens street in April 1981 to question the two men inside about a series of local burglaries, and who was serving a 25-years-to-life sentence at the upstate Five Points Correctional Facility.

Cause of Death: Natural causes

Born: June 25, 1949

Died: April 3, 2016

Syracuse, New York