Barnegat Boy’s Death Leads to Abuse Charge and Cries of ‘Justice For Corey’

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A Barnegat gentleman was not long ago billed with endangering the welfare of kid and jailed following police said they identified evidence of him abusing his 6-yr-old son in the township on March 20. The boy died on April 2.
Christopher Gregor, 29, was released final Friday from Ocean County Jail soon after a hearing just before Exceptional Court docket Decide Wendel Daniels, which was a continuation of proceedings two days before. His following court docket day in Sept. 15. As aspect of his launch, Gregor is forbidden to have unsupervised call with minors and have to talk routinely with the court technique.
Corey Micciolo is the Barnegat 6-year-aged at the center of the scenario involving Gregor. Whilst his loss of life continues to be investigated by the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office, the boy’s mother, Breanna Micciolo, said she thinks the fees in opposition to Micciolo need to be “upgraded to manslaughter or murder.” She is leading a “Justice For Corey” marketing campaign in Barnegat and outside of, with lawn symptoms, demonstrations and a Facebook website page.
Gregor’s lawyer, Mario Gallucci, claimed the moment the details of the circumstance arrive out, his consumer will be vindicated.
On April 2, officers from the Stafford Township Law enforcement Office responded to Southern Ocean Health care Middle in Manahawkin in reference to Corey’s death. In the training course of investigating the child’s dying, detectives from the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office environment Big Criminal offense Device and Ocean County Prosecutor’s Business Higher Tech Criminal offense Squad arrived into possession of the evidence they say reveals that Gregor had fully commited acts of abuse versus the little one in Barnegat Township on March 20.
Corey’s mom said she is estranged from Gregor, but they shared joint custody of their son. Gregor experienced custody all through the 7 days and she experienced custody on weekends, she claimed. At the time of his death, Corey was a 1st-grade pupil at the Cecil Collins Elementary University in Barnegat.
“We in no way had a connection,” said the Englishtown resident. “The only thing he did was get me pregnant. And he didn’t want nearly anything to do with Corey in the beginning.”
Micciolo claimed that just after reporting her fears about Corey’s accidents in March, a caseworker with the state Division of Boy or girl Protection and Permanency told her to consider him to his pediatrician for a boy or girl abuse examination.
The working day in advance of Corey died, Micciolo claimed, she took him to the pediatrician, who observed a number of bruises on his chest, arm and hip and a brow abrasion. Micciolo mentioned Corey was despatched to Jersey Shore University Professional medical Heart for blood perform and X-rays. Both dad and mom, she reported, were being informed to get him to a boy or girl abuse professional the pursuing day, which was April 2.
Though Gregor’s listening to was having location previous Friday, Micciolo and many supporters carried out a tranquil demonstration exterior the courthouse. Micciolo is arranging yet another rally on Friday, July 30 at 9:30 a.m. in entrance of the Boy or girl Security and Permanency locale in Toms River that, she said, “allowed Corey’s abuser custody and to keep on being in his care inspite of the abuse.”
Micciolo mentioned that throughout Friday’s hearing, prosecutors showed a video of Gregor placing the boy on a treadmill in the
Christopher Gregor, 29, of Barnegat. (Source: Ocean County Prosecutor’s Workplace)
gymnasium situated in the household enhancement wherever they resided in Barnegat. She mentioned the video exhibits him speeding up the treadmill, causing Corey to tumble.
“He saved placing him again on the treadmill, and the boy kept falling off,” she stated. “He was taunting him, declaring he was much too fats. After the last time, he picked him up by the back of his shirt and place him again on and then little bit his head.”
Gallucci reported his client was offered complete lawful and bodily custody of Corey in January 2020 more than the child’s mom for the reason that the courtroom at that time discovered her to be unable to care for the little one. The mother experienced visitation legal rights, Gallucci said.
“Although we are informed of an incident that transpired on March 20, 2021 our investigation reveals no website link amongst the tragic loss of life of the toddler and that incident,” he reported. “I did see the video and I see no connection amongst the online video and the boy’s death. My customer was given full legal custody of the baby above that of the mother because the courtroom at that time discovered her to be not able to care for the kid. As a issue of truth, instantly prior to the infant’s dying he was going to with the mother, and it was my customer who took the toddler to the emergency area right after the toddler was returned to him from the mom. The child was taken to the emergency area for the reason that he was lethargic and not ingesting, which prompted Mr. Gregor to consider the boy or girl to the healthcare facility. Our medical examiner expert will be reviewing the healthcare examiner’s report, and when ideal we will expose his view. I think once the truth of the matter is revealed in this situation, as to the relationship the mom and her family members had with this baby, my consumer will be fully vindicated.”
Gregor has responded to allegations on Fb accusing him of kid abuse by declaring the “sharing of wrong facts will have effects.”
“I don’t observe Facebook posts,” said Gallucci. “They are normally people who have no plan how the criminal justice technique performs, and I unquestionably do not have the bandwidth for stupidity.”
— Eric Englund

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