Nothing is known about Matty's life prior to or as the outbreak began.
After the Reapers destroyed his home village, Matty and several of his fellow survivors fled far enough east until the point they had successfully escaped the Reapers. He and the majority of the survivors were staying at a rendezvous while Maggie, Cole, and Elijah went out to ensure Hilltop was safe despite the recent Whisperer threat. At some point, the rendezvous was attacked, and Billy and Jen were killed while the rest of the group fled, including Matty. According to Maya, while fleeing into the woods, Matty was suddenly shot and killed by someone. Because they didn't know where the gunshot came from, the group kept running.
- Killed By
After having escaped the cabin fire, while running away, Matty was suddenly shot and killed.
This list shows the victims Matty has killed:
- Possibly numerous counts of zombies