Erica Garner, the 27-year-old daughter of Eric Garner who died when a police officer put him in a chokehold over illegally selling cigarettes, died Saturday due to complications from a heart attack.
Garner’s Twitter confirmed news reports Saturday morning while issuing a challenge for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) to address her death without avoiding remarks about police conduct in the city.
“She passed away this morning. The reports are real. We didn’t deserve her,” read messages from Garner’s Twitter, currently operated by a family member.