BURLINGTON CITY, N.J. — The household of a lady accused of throwing a 5-yr-previous woman in entrance of a shifting practice on Friday says she has “psychological well being points,” NJ.com reviews.
Autumn Matacchiera, 20, is charged with tried homicide following the incident, which occurred on a New Jersey Transit mild rail platform.
Round eight:30 p.m. that night, an NJ Transit bus driver flagged down a police officer to report that Matacchiera was appearing “suspiciously.” As officers arrived at the practice platform, Matacchiera allegedly grabbed the unsuspecting younger woman as she stood subsequent to her mom and threw her onto the tracks as a practice was approaching.
Officers have been capable of bounce onto the tracks and sign for the practice to cease so the mom’s boyfriend might pull the woman to security. Matacchiera was arrested and brought into custody.
“She is just not a legal,” Autumn’s mom, Laura Matacchiera, advised NJ.com. “She has psychological well being points. It’s an ongoing drawback,” she stated, including that her daughter had resided in a number of psychological well being amenities — however has been repeatedly launched regardless of objections from household.
In the meantime, the woman was taken to a hospital with a reduce to her face and bruising.
Police stated Matacchiera didn’t know the woman she attacked.