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Daughter of NYPD chokehold victim dies

Daughter of NYPD chokehold victim dies

Garner, 27, had suffered significant brain damage this week after a heart attack, representatives said.

Garner, daughter of Black Lives Matter icon Eric Garner died in NY on Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, after a weeklong hospital stay following a heart attack.

"She was a warrior, she was a fighter and we didn't pull the plug on her", Esaw Snipes, Garner's mother, told the New York Daily News.

A few months later, Erica staged a "die-in" on the same Staten Island N.Y. corner where her father was placed in an illegal chokehold and died.

"I will always love you my sister. love you", read a statement via Erica Garner's official Twitter account. Video of the incident shows New York Police officer Daniel Pantaleo tackling Garner from behind and taking him to the ground using a department-banned chokehold. His death, which was caught on camera as he repeated the phrase "I can't breathe", became one of the most important events in the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement. In 2016, she campaigned on behalf of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, an independent, for president. Following her heart attack, Reverend Al Sharpton gave a speech asking for prayers for the activist and saying that he'd visited her at the hospital, according to a report from the New York Daily News.

Accumulate went into heart failure before in the week and experienced real mind harm an absence of oxygen, her Twitter account said.

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"I feel like an agent for individuals all through this entire country since I'm doing this". She didn't deserve this.

After news of Garner's death broke, many took to social media to pay tribute to her.

Various Black Lives Matter activists and conspicuous legislators have lauded her life and battle about the previous couple of days.

"When you report this you recall that she was human: mother, little girl, sister, close relative". "She was a fierce protector of her friends and family". I am praying for her family, who have already been through so much. "We're less because of this loss". This for being Black in America.

When Erica Garner gave birth to a son in August, she named him after her father.

"Many will state that Erica kicked the bucket of a heart assault, however that is just in part evident in light of the fact that her heart was at that point broken when she couldn't get equity for her dad", he said. "Her heart was attacked by a system that would choke her dad and not hold accountable those that did it".

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