Police Announce Charges Filed in Connection to Boonton Homicide

Published on December 25, 2023

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 announce 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 on Old Denville Road in Boonton Township, New Jersey 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 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 conduct an examination of 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.

A criminal complaint is merely an accusation. Despite these accusations, the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

Media inquiries concerning this press release should be directed to [email protected].



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