Family of Anthony Baez tells Eric Garner’s family justice from feds is possible [News]
Iris Baez (left) and friend Margarita Rosario both lost sons to NYPD cops in the Bronx within weeks of each other.
MICHAEL SCHWARTZ FOR NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
Family of Anthony Baez, killed by cop chokehold in Bronx, tells Eric Garner’s kin justice from feds is possible
Have faith in the feds.
That was the message to Eric Garner’s grieving family from a Bronx mom whose son was killed 20 years ago by a cop using a chokehold — and who knows from bitter experience that justice can be elusive.
“It’s a different menu with the federal government, that’s what I learned,” 69-year-old Iris Baez told the Daily News. “Their questions are not the same.”
Baez’s son, Anthony, was killed after he ran afoul of a city cop named Frank Livoti.
Angered when the football Anthony Baez was tossing around with his brothers hit Livoti’s police cruiser, the furious officer placed the 29-year-old victim in a chokehold and squeezed the life out of him. Read More……
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