Erica Garner declared bain dead by doctors at Woodhull hospital

Doctors at Brooklyn’s Woodhull Medical Center declared Erica Garner brain dead — five days after she suffered a massive heart attack. Family members were called to the hospital to say their goodbyes before Garner, 27, is removed from life support.

The person updating Garner’s Twitter account complained on Tuesday that NYPD officers banned them from the intensive care unit where Garner has been since she suffered a heart attack on Saturday.

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Amanda Davis

Friends and colleagues remember CBS46 Anchor Amanda Davis who passed away on Wednesday after suffering a massive stroke while boarding a flight at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on Tuesday. She was 62.

Click here to learn more about her life and career.

One loyal Sandrarose.com reader wrote in to express her disapproval of the way we covered the untimely death of the legendary news woman.

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John Dalton

John W. Dalton, Jr., who served 11 years in prison for killing his wife, was arrested Wednesday and charged with first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of his parents and his niece.

Dalton, 46, of Omaha, was pulled over in his black GMC Terrain SUV outside Tennessee after a brief police chase. He is being held without bail in Tennessee’s Madison County Jail.

John W. Dalton Sr., 70, his wife, Jean, 65, and their granddaughter, Leonna Dalton-Phillip, a 18-year-old high school senior, were killed Tuesday in the Daltons’ Omaha home.

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Amanda Davis

CBS46 Anchor Amanda Davis died Wednesday after suffering a massive stroke at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. She was 62.

Davis suffered a massive stroke while waiting to board a flight at Hartsfield on Tuesday night. She was on her way to San Antonio, Texas to bury her father, according to 9News.

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Rihanna Tavon

Rihanna is mourning the death of her cousin who was shot and killed in Barbados over the Christmas holiday.

According to WENN.com, Tavon Alleyne, 21, was shot multiple times by an unknown assailant as he walked near his home in the parish of Saint Michael on Dec. 26.

“RIP cousin… can’t believe it was just last night that I held you in my arms! never thought that would be the last time I felt the warmth in your body!!! Love you always man!,” the 29-year-old singer wrote on Instagram.com on Tuesday.

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Bethany Stephens

When Bethany Lynn Stephens, of Glen Allen, Va., was mauled to death last week by her 2 pit bulls while out for a walk, rumors swirled that she was killed by a different predator — perhaps a bear or coyote.

The rumors were so widespread on social media that Goochland County Sheriff Jim Agnew decided to reveal information that his office had withheld from the public.

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Evalyce Santiago Dominique Pittman

A 27-year-old Connecticut man is in police custody on suspicion of shooting his 16-year-old girlfriend in the head before she died in a car crash on Monday. Police responding to the single-vehicle accident in Waterbury, Conn., found 16-year-old Evalyce Santiago dead inside a silver Nissan.

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Lowell Hawthorne

A Jamaican-born entrepreneur who built an empire around beef patties shot himself to death in his Bronx, NY factory around 5 p.m. Saturday.

Golden Krust CEO Lowell Hawthorne, 57, killed himself after the feds informed him that he was being investigated for evading millions of dollars in income taxes, The NY Post reports.

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Bambino Gold Kendrick Stokes

An Atlanta rapper and his cousin who went missing 2 weeks ago have been found dead in Alabama.

The bodies of Edward Reeves, aka Bambino Gold, left, and his cousin Kendrick Stokes were found in a wooded area in Macon County, Alabama, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution.

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Robert Guillaume

Actor Robert Guillaume passed away Tuesday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 89. A rep told the Associated Press that Guillaume had been battling prostate cancer.

Guillaume, whose real name is Robert Peter Williams, gained fame as the sharp-witted butler on ABC’s Soap and the spin-off Benson.

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