Daughter of Eric Garner dead at 27 following heart attack


Erica Garner, the 27-year-old daughter of Eric Garner who died when a police officer put him in a chokehold over illegally selling cigarettes, died Saturday due to complications from a heart attack. The Bronx teen was wrongly imprisoned in Rikers Island for three years but killed himself after being released. "She is in a superior place". Doctors said the pregnancy had put a strain on her heart, which was later found to be enlarged. She was always at rallies, she was always calling me, 'Reverend, we'll do this.

Erica Garner had been in a coma since last Saturday, when she suffered a heart attack, according to local news reports and the Twitter account.

"Erica the world loves you". I cherish you. I am happy you came into our lives. "When you report this you remember she was human: mother, daughter, sister, aunt". "The police are killing our people - that's reason enough not to fight amongst ourselves", she wrote. "She fought the good fight. Nobody gave her equity".

With former president Obama, Garner criticized his reactions to her father's death and the slow pace of the DOJ investigation. In July 2014, police endeavored to capture Eric Garner for purportedly offering cigarrettes wrongfully in Staten Island.

Eric Garner, who had asthma, was articulated dead that day. Garner's last words, "I can't breathe", became a slogan for activists.

His death was ruled a homicide, but a grand jury decided not to indict Pantaleo on criminal charges.

Viewed millions of times, the video of his death helped spur massive protests against police brutality and anti-black racism in the US.

She disclosed to CNN's Don Lemon in 2014 she trusted her dad's passing had more to do with police wrongdoing than race.

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"I can't really say it's a black and white issue", she said. "It's about the cop and manhandling their energy". Bernie Sanders of Vermont and noticeably showed up in an advertisement for his battle.

"I feel like a representative for people throughout this whole nation because I'm doing this". "That is the thing that I need to do. I just want to tell my truth".

- officialERICA GARNER (@es_snipes) December 30, 2017de Blasio. explain how she died with no justice. Her official Twitter account, which has posted updates on her condition throughout the week, confirmed her death on Saturday morning. "She was a furious defender of her loved ones".

Rest in peace Erica Garner and thank you for your service. "This city will miss her steadfast feeling of equity and enthusiasm for mankind", he said. She was particularly critical of de Blasio, noting that he defended the NYPD's decision not to release Pantaleo's disciplinary records after her father's death.

"Erica needed to battle for equity". Then for her own life. Her dad didn't merit this. He added that her family did not remove her from life support. This for being Black in America.

Snipes said the cardiac arrest was brought on by an asthma attack. Her father didn't deserve this.

"In the event that anything she would need us to do in memory of her is continue battling for equity and continue battling for families", he said.