Venida Browder, the mother of Kalief Browder, who suffered horrible emotional and physical abuse in Rikers Island, which led to his later suicide, died of complications from a heart attack on Sunday. She was 63.
Paul Prestia, Browder’s lawyer, remembered her as a ““But the stress from this crusade coupled with the strain of the pending lawsuits against the city and the pain from the death were too much to for her to bear. In my opinion she literally died of a broken heart,” she told The Daily News.
Please remember Kalief Browder was in prison for a crime he did not commit, so sad how this situation took out too good people.