‘He Left Us a Very Special Gift Behind’: Widow of Slain Baton Rouge Police Officer Is Pregnant
Dechia Gerald, the widow of Louisiana police officer Matthew Gerald, who was fatally shot in the line of duty in July, revealed Tuesday that she is pregnant.
“I just wanted to let the world know about our gift that Matt left behind when he left us,” Gerald said in an interview with WAFB-TV. “We’re expecting.”
Officer Gerald, 41, was one of three Baton Rouge law enforcement officers shot dead July 17.
Dechia Gerald said that shortly after her husband died, both of her daughters 9-year-old Dawclyn and 3-year-old Fynleigh remarked to her that she might be pregnant. – READ MORE