Funeral held in Brooklyn for Staten Island man Eric Garner, who died in police custody
Updated July 23, 2014 9:55 PM
Pedestrians stand beside a memorial for Eric Garner, a Staten Island man who died while being arrested by New York City police, Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in New York. Demonstrators gathered at a park Tuesday, near where police attempted to arrest Garner, 43, on suspicion of selling untaxed cigarettes. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) (Credit: AP)
A funeral was held in Brooklyn Wednesday night for a Staten Island man who died in police custody.
Loved ones said goodbye to Eric Garner at Bethel Baptist Church, where the Rev. Al Sharpton spoke to the congregation.
According to authorities, the 43-year-old father went into cardiac arrest as officers tried to take him into custody last Thursday. A video of the incident went viral...
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