Daughter of Eric Garner suffers major brain damage in heart attack

Daughter of Eric Garner suffers major brain damage in heart attack

Doctors have listed the daughter of police chokehold victim Eric Garner as brain dead with no chance of recovery - five days after the mother of two suffered a massive heart attack, the Daily News has learned.

Erica Garner, who became a vocal member of the Black Lives Matter movement after her father was killed by a police officer three years ago, was in intensive care in a ny hospital on Thursday, after going into cardiac arrest over the weekend.

Esaw Snipes, Erica's mother, confirmed the news to The Daily News.

'Physically she is still with us'.

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Sad news has been reported from her official Twitter account that she is in a coma after a suffering a heart attack.

'Please continue to pray hard for Erica and pray for her family and kids just as much'. Family members were being called early Thursday to the hospital to say final goodbyes to Erica.

A lot of Twitter users have reached out to send prayers to Erica, including Bernie Sanders among others.

Garner was strangled to death after being stopped for selling loose cigarettes in Staten Island.

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The father-of-six's death sparked widespread protests.

An asthma attack reportedly triggered the heart attack.

Eric Garner died after being put in a banned chokehold by Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo.

Jewel Miller, the mother of Eric Garner's youngest child, holds her 7-month-old daughter Legacy, as she attends a rally at the National Action Network in Harlem on December 6, 2014 in New York City.

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She suffered her first heart attack shortly after the delivery, with doctors saying the pregnancy stressed her already enlarged heart. Garner repeatedly told the officers "I can't breathe" before he lost consciousness.

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