Erica Garner Dead At Just 27 Years Old

Civil rights activist Erica Garner dies from heart attack

Erica Garner, activist and daughter of NYPD police brutality victim Eric Garner, died Saturday at the age of 27. May you find the peace in the next life that you deserved while you were here. Later, doctors found that her heart had enlargened.

According to her Twitter account, which has been run by a worker since she was stricken, she "suffered major brain damage from a lack of oxygen while in cardiac arrest". She suffered a heart attack shortly after the delivery. "She had such a vibrant spirit and what happened to her father is something so unimaginable", said Jemele Hill, a prominent sports commentator.

Erica Garner, Eric Garner's daughter, attends a press conference held with her familiy members and the Reverand Al Sharpton calling for further justice and legal action against the police officers responsible in the death of Eric Garner, Jul. 14, 2015, in New York City. Eric Garner had argued with officers upon being approached for suspicion of selling loose cigarettes. A Staten Island grand jury declined to indict Pantaleo.

"Sometimes [people think] he had a heart attack".

In a video taken by Ramsey Orta, a bystander, Garner could be heard repeatedly telling officers, "I can't breathe".

Hundreds of protestors have a die-in during the Kalamazoo Art Walk during a protest in downtown Kalamazoo Mich. on Friday Dec. 5 2014 against the non indictments of the police officers involved in the deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson Mo. and Eric G
Racial justice activist Erica Garner dies at 27

Protesters converged on busy streets, blocking traffic, and staged die-ins, carried mock coffins and chanted "I can't breathe" - Garner's last words before he died.

"When you report this you remember she was human: mother, daughter, sister, aunt", according to a tweet Saturday on her Twitter account. It also asked that "out of respect to Erica please do not request comment if the journalist is not Black".

Ms Garner was a mother-of-two, and had a son in August whom she named after her father. "She was a fighter for justice and will not be forgotten".

Erica Garner was also apublic supporter of Vermont Sen. She endorsed Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders for president and appeared in an campaign advertisement for the senator from Vermont, who posted a statement on Twitter earlier in the week in response to the news about her health.

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