Erica Garner, 27, went into cardiac arrest Saturday night and is in a coma, family members told the New York Daily News.
Erica Garner, the daughter of Eric Garner was rushed to the hospital on Saturday, after she suffered a severe heart attack.
Erica Garner - whose father Eric Garner became a symbol of police brutality when he died after being placed in a chokehold - was in a coma Sunday night after suffering a heart attack, family members said. Ms. Snipes declined to name the hospital where her daughter was being treated.More news: North Korean soldier defects to South after DMZ escape
The woman's Twitter account asked supporters to pray for her.
Her mother, Esaw Snipes-Garner, told the News that her daughter's condition was grave. "She get on my last nerve but I'd rather fight with my sister then to lose her". "I just left the hospital and it's not looking good". I pray she makes it; she has two little ones to live for, ' the sister said.
Ms. Snipes said her daughter had given birth four months ago and during the pregnancy had learned that she had heart problems.
Doctors said that the pregnancy took a toll on her heart, which was later found to be enlarged. Garner died in July, 2014 when police subdued him with a chokehold under suspicion of selling loose cigarettes.More news: BJP stakes claim to form government in Gujarat
Eric Garner (pictured) died in 2014 when NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo placed him in a chokehold on Staten Island..
Garner complained repeatedly that he could not breathe.
Since then, Erica has actively participated against police brutality and had also condemned former president Barack Obama for the Justice Department's slow investigation of her father's death. Despite the death being ruled a homicide by the medical examiner, a Staten Island grand jury decided not to indict Pantaleo.More news: Grows Position in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO)