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Update: Police Announce Charges Filed in Connection to Boonton Township Homicide

MORRIS COUNTY — Morris County Prosecutor Robert Carroll, Chief of Detectives Robert McNally, Morris County Sheriff James Gannon, and Chief Thomas Cacciabeve of the Boonton Township Police Department confirmed an arrest in connection with a homicide that occurred on December 24, 2023, in Boonton Township.

On December 24, 2023, at approximately 1:15 p.m., law enforcement was dispatched to a residence located at 78 Old Denville Road in Boonton Township, in response to an emergency call.

Gregory Meyer, 61, was discovered deceased, and subsequent investigation determined his son, Kyle Meyer, 33, to be a suspect. Following further investigation, Kyle Meyer was detained in Paterson at approximately 9:00 p.m. The suspect is the victim’s son, and the two reside at the same residence.

The Morris County Medical Examiner’s Office will examine the victim.

Kyle Meyer, age 33, of Boonton Township, has been charged with Murder, in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C: 11-3A1; Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose, in violation of 2C:39-4D; and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, 2C:39-4D. He has been detained at the Morris County Correctional Facility pending a detention hearing.

This investigation remains active and ongoing. At this time, authorities are not seeking additional suspects. There is no danger to the public.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit at (973) 285-6200, the Boonton Township Police Department at (973) 402-4000, or Morris County Crime Stoppers at (973) 267-2255.

Persons reporting any information may remain anonymous. Information on how to leave an anonymous call or text message can be found at the Crime Stoppers Program website at www.morriscrimestoppers.org.

Editors Note: A criminal complaint is merely an accusation. Despite this accusation, the individual(s) are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

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Frank L. Cahill
Frank L. Cahill
Publisher of Parsippany Focus since 1989 and Morris Focus since 2019, both covering a wide range of events. Mr. Cahill serves as the Executive Board Member of the Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce, President of Kiwanis Club of Tri-Town and Chairman of Parsippany-Troy Hills Economic Development Advisory Board.
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