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Erica Garner, Activist Daughter of Eric Garner, Passes Away At Age 27
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Erica Garner, the oldest daughter of the late Eric Garner who died while being arrested has passed away at the age of 27-years-old following a heart attack.
Following the passing of her father at the hands of the NYPD, she used the controversial nature to become a big voice against police brutality and helping bring racial equality in New York City and across this nation.
The mother of two had a severe heart attack after suffering an asthma attack on Christmas Ever in which she reportedly sustained major brain damage. She had been in a coma following the incident.
A statement from her official Twitter page announced the sad news to the world.
She passed away this morning. The reports are real. We didn't deserve her.
— officialERICA GARNER (@es_snipes) December 30, 2017
We are keeping the Garner family in our prayers.