Assemblyman David Weprin Statement on the Passing of Nazma Khanam

Queens, New York - Assemblyman David Weprin issued the following statement in response to the death of Nazma Khanam:

“I am saddened to hear news of the death of Nazma Khanam following yesterday’s deplorable attack in Jamaica Hills. Our community is one that stands together against each and every possible bias incident, and together we mourn the passing of one of our neighbors. I send my condolences to the family of Nazma Khanam and urge the New York Police Department to investigate this attack as a possible hate crime against the Muslim American community.”