NEW YORK — The daughter of police choke-hold victim Eric Garner is brain dead with no chance of recovery. Doctors made the announcement five days after the mother of two suffered a massive heart attack. Garner, became an outspoken critic of the police after her father’s death in 2013.
The Daily News is reporting that the 27-year-old remained on life support Thursday morning, her mother Esaw Snipes said.
“She’s not gone, she’s brain dead,” Garner’s heartbroken mother explained. “Physically she is still with us.”
“We’re here with the family every day,” Sharpton said. “(Erica) was a warrior. She was a real activist, she was always involved. From three years ago, she never stopped. She was always at rallies, she was always calling me — ‘Reverend, we’ll do this. Reverend, we’ll do that. We’ll do it your way, then I’m gonna do it different than you.’
“It’s just sad to see her laying there and not the active Erica that we know,” he said.
Garner has been in a coma since Saturday, when an asthma attack triggered a heart attack.
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