Case Update: Father of 6-Year-Old Corey Micciolo Charged with Murder

Corey and Breanna Micciolo
Corey with his mom in the background.
(Justice for Corey Facebook page)

What an immense relief yesterday’s news must be for Corey’s family! The 17,000+ members of Corey’s Army on the Justice for Corey Facebook group all but exploded with joy yesterday when the news was announced (myself included).

I covered the story of six-year-old Corey Micciolo on the podcast last year as well as providing updates here on the blog and in this update episode.

Yesterday, 29-year-old Christopher Gregor of Monroe, New Jersey was arrested and charged with the murder of his son, Corey Travis Micciolo, on April 2, 2021 in Barnegat, New Jersey. He had previously been charged with child endangerment and released on bail. Jail records indicate he is now being held with no bail on the murder charge.

Just look at that miserable, pathetic, pouty, bloated, satisfying mugshot. Also, Ethnicity: Masters Degree?
(Jersey Shore Scanner News)

Article links:

Dad accused of abusing 6-year-old son now charged with his murder (

Father Charged with Murder Of 6-Year-Old Son (Jersey Shore Online)

NJ Dad Who Beat Son Dead Had Abused Him Before: Prosecutor (Northern Valley Daily Voice)

BREAKING: Dad Who Sped Up Treadmill – Making Slain Son Fall & Calling Him ‘Fat’ – Has Been Charged with Murder [Police] (Crime Online)

Man Charged With Murder In 6-Year-Old Son’s Death In Barnegat (Barnegat-Manahawkin, NJ Patch)

Father charged with killing 6-year-old son in Stafford Township, NJ (6ABC Action News)

NJ Man charged with murder in April death of 6-year-old son while under care in Barnegat (

Monroe Township man charged with murder in death of Barnegat child (The Press of Atlantic City)

NJ Man Charged With Murder in Child Abuse Death of 6-Year-Old Boy: Police (NBC 4 New York)

In other Corey-related news, Corey’s mom, Bre Micciolo, is planning a memorial ceremony and butterfly release in honor of the one year anniversary of Corey’s death.

Corey's 1 year memorial ceremony butterfly release - Fernwood Cemetery - Forsgate Drive - Jamesburg, Middlesex County, New Jersey - April 2, 2022 - 3pm
(Source: Justice for Corey on Facebook)

Corey will get his justice, and he’ll never be forgotten!

Sources: Justice for Corey Facebook group; linked articles

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