Eric Garner's activist daughter in coma after heart attack

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The friend running her Twitter account posted she had suffered brain damage.

Erica Garner, daughter of Eric Garner, leads a march of people protesting the Staten Island, New York grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer involved in the chokehold death of Eric Garner in July, on December 11, 2014 in the Staten Island Neighborhood of New York City.

The New York Daily News reported that Erica Garner was declared brain dead with no chance of recovery.

Family members have already been notified and are making their way to Woodhull Hospital on Thursday to say final goodbyes to Erica Garner, who became an outspoken critic of police brutality after her father's brutal death in NY in 2014. Erica had suffered her first heart attack shortly after the birth of her son.

She is just 27-years-old. "Prayers of love and peace to Erica Garner and her family".

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Garner's father, Eric Garner, died while he was being arrested in Tompkinsville for allegedly selling loose cigarettes in 2014.

A person who identified themselves as a co-worker took over her Twitter account to keep the young activists 35,000 followers updated with new developments.

Her father's final words, "I can't breathe", were captured on cellphone video and became a rallying cry for protestors against police brutality. It also spurred Erica Garner into activism. "Physically she is still with us".

According to the NY Daily News, Erica Garner had been in a coma since suffering a asthma attack that triggered a heart attack last Saturday.