Slain officer's widow gives birth to baby boy
BATON ROUGE – The wife of a slain Baton Rouge Police officer gave birth to a healthy baby boy Tuesday afternoon.
According to the Baton Rouge Police Facebook page, Dechia Gerald gave birth to Falyn Matthew Gerald at 4:31 p.m. Tuesday. Falyn is the son of Matthew Gerald who was killed in July.
BRPD reports that “Baby Buttons” weighed 6 lbs, 13 oz.
“Thank you Dechia for bringing this precious gift into the world!” BRPD’s posts says. “All of us at BRPD can’t wait to visit our newest Baby Buttons!”