Former Barnegat Man Charged in Murder of Son

Christopher Gregor, 29, of Monroe Township. (Resource: Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office)
Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer and Barnegat Township Police Main Keith A. Germain have declared that on March 9, Christopher Gregor, 29, of Monroe Township was charged with murder in relationship with the dying of his 6-12 months-previous son last April.
The father and son, Corey Micciolo, have been residing in Barnegat Township at the time in Atlantic Heights. The youngster was a student at the Cecil Collins Elementary School.
In accordance to the grievance, officers from the Stafford Township Law enforcement Office responded to Southern Ocean Health care Center final April 2 in reference to the loss of life of the youngster.
The following working day, a write-up-mortem evaluation was carried out by the Ocean County Healthcare Examiner’s Business office, and it was established the boy experienced sustained injuries owing to blunt power trauma.
“In the program of investigating the child’s dying, detectives from the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office environment Major Crime Device, Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Superior Tech Crime Squad and Barnegat Township Law enforcement Section uncovered evidence that unveiled that Gregor experienced committed functions of abuse from the little one in Barnegat Township on March 20, 2021,” said Billhimer. “
Very last July, Gregor was charged with endangering the welfare of a boy or girl. While to begin with lodged in the Ocean County Jail, Gregor was subsequently introduced as a consequence of New Jersey Bail Reform.
Billhimer stated that last 7 days, the Prosecutor’s Place of work acquired a report from the state’s professional witness that indicated the boy had died as a result of blunt pressure impression to the chest and stomach, and decided the manner of the child’s death to be homicide.
“An intensive investigation uncovered that the child was in the custody of Gregor at the time he sustained his lifetime-ending accidents, and that Gregor is the particular person responsible for the child’s demise,” explained the prosecutor.
On the morning of March 9, he was arrested by detectives from the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office environment Narcotics Strike Pressure, Sea Shiny Police Section and Barnegat Township Law enforcement Division. Gregor is presently lodged in the Ocean County Jail pending a detention listening to.
“I’m grateful for the collective hard work of all of the regulation enforcement officers that participated in this extremely thorough and extensive investigation over the earlier 11 months,” Billhimer said. “Today is the 1st phase in bringing the human being we believe is dependable for this youthful boy’s death to justice.
“This really was a workforce exertion, and I’m grateful for the dedication and solve exhibited by all the organizations involved.”
Pursuing the child’s loss of life, the boy’s mom, Breanne Micciolo, released a “Justice for Corey” Fb website page, which has acquired globe-extensive exposure. She could not be arrived at for comment.
Gregor’s attorney, Mario Gallucci, claimed his customer “had absolutely nothing to do with the demise of this youngster. “
“It took the Ocean County prosecutor more than 8 months to finally discover a forensic health care examiner, whom they experienced to fork out, to concur with their narrative,” he reported. “Once I get the clinical examiner’s studies, the county, and the employed gun, our qualified will overview it. Then the serious explanation behind this child’s tragic dying will ultimately be discovered.”
— Eric Englund

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