It has been reported that Erica Garner has died at age 27 after suffering a massive heart attack a week ago. Daughter of NYPD chokehold victim Eric Garner, she became an outspoken critic of police brutality following her father’s death. NEW YORK, NY – DECEMBER 11: Erica Garner, daughter of Eric Garner, leads a march of people protesting the Staten Island, New York grand jury’s decision not to indict a police officer involved in the chokehold death of Eric Garner in July, on December 11, 2014 in the Staten Island Neighborhood of New York City. Protests have continued throughout the country since the Grand Jury’s decision was announced last week.
NEW YORK — The daughter of Black Lives Matter icon Eric Garner has died after a weeklong hospital stay following a heart attack.
The Rev. Al Sharpton, in announcing Erica Garner’s death Saturday, says she fought for justice and was “a warrior to the end.” She died in a New York hospital. She was 27.