NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Eric Garner’s family is continuing to call for justice a day after a Staten Island grand jury decided not to indict a police officer in connection with the 43-year-old’s death.
Speaking Thursday on “CBS This Morning,” Garner’s widow, Esaw Garner, said “somebody needs to pay” for her husband’s death.READ MORE: NYC Primary: Eric Adams Leads Democratic Mayoral Race In First Round Of Results; Andrew Yang Concedes Early
“That was my life, my husband,” she said. “He was my life — we’ve been married 27 years. How do you wake up the next day without your life partner? He was somebody that I was supposed to share the rest of my life with. He’s no longer here and we need justice for this. Somebody needs to pay.”