Erica Garner, activist daughter of Eric Garner, dies at 27 after coma


Erica Garner, who became an activist for police reform after her father’s words of “I can’t breathe” were used as a rallying cry for a movement, died Saturday after being in a coma for several days, according to a statement posted to her official Twitter account. She was 27. 

Garner, the oldest daughter of Eric Garner, suffered from cardiac arrest a week prior and was being hospitalized in Brooklyn, New York, her family said. 

“Erica the world loves you. I love you. I am glad you came into our lives,” family members said in a tweet. “May you find the peace in the next life that you deserved while you were here.”

Source: NBCNews

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