WHo is Eduardo Matute? Wiki, Biography, Age, Police Officer, Save a Child Thrown From Balcony

Eduardo Matute

Eduardo Matute Wiki – Eduardo Matute Biography

Eduardo Matute is a New Jersey police officer who caught a 1-month-old baby whom a man threw from a building’s second-floor balcony, authorities said Saturday.

The newborn, who was not identified, wasn’t physically harmed, Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop said.

In an Instagram post, Fulop thanked the officer, Eduardo Matute, and published a photo of him holding the baby.


His age is unclear.

Incident Detail

The incident began Saturday morning in Jersey City with a report that an unidentified man was “dangling” the newborn over a balcony, a Jersey City spokeswoman told NJ Advance Media.

Officers negotiated with the man and set up a perimeter, Fulop said. Authorities said the man was arrested after he threw the baby, NJ Advance Media reported.

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It wasn’t immediately clear what charges he faced. Other details weren’t available.

“Kudos to the JCPD and all the officers involved for their heroics and for bringing a safe conclusion to this dangerous situation,” the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office said in a statement.

Police Report

Cops have not reported a motive for the near-tragedy, other than a comment about the man suffering a mental health episode.

‘The officers at the scene reacted quickly and were able to catch the baby. Thankfully the baby wasn’t harmed physically,’ the caption read.

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez also tweeted her thanks to the officers involved ‘for their heroics and bringing a safe conclusion to this dangerous situation.’

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