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In 2014, after being placed in a chokehold by New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo, this African American city park horticulturist went into cardiac arrest and passed away. His death, which was ruled a homicide, spurred nation-wide protest and dialogue on the topics of police brutality and racial profiling.
He was the father of six children and was described by friends and neighbors as an exceptionally kind and generous man.
How did Eric Garner die?
|Cause of death||Asthma, Police Brutality|
|Age of death||43 years|
|Birthday||September 15, 1970|
|Death date||July 17, 2014|
|Place of death||Staten Island, New York City, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|