Gruesome Affidavit Reveals Details of Father’s Death in Boonton Township on Christmas Eve

BOONTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. – A disturbing affidavit uncovered details about the tragic death of a father allegedly killed by his son in Boonton Township on Christmas Eve. Gregory Meyer, 61, was found dead inside his residence. His 33-year-old son Kyle was arrested and charged with murder, unlawful possession of a weapon, and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.

According to the affidavit, the police report revealed that Gregory was killed in the basement of his home while his mother was present at the time. She heard Kyle and Gregory arguing, followed by screams and then silence. The scene was discovered by Gregory’s daughter, who then called the police. A bloody pole saw and axe were found near the body, and blood was discovered in the basement, along with a trail leading to Kyle Meyer’s bedroom.

The family later made a statement through a GoFundMe page, explaining that Kyle suffered from recurring periods of delusions and extreme paranoia, often influenced by substance abuse. The family emphasized the need for mental illness to be taken seriously and warned about the potential risks posed by individuals with delusions of paranoia.

Police have assured the community that there is no ongoing threat, and they are not actively seeking additional suspects. However, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office has urged anyone with information to come forward. A detention hearing for Kyle is scheduled for Thursday at 11 a.m.

The case has brought to light the challenges faced by families dealing with mental illness and substance abuse, emphasizing the need for a better support system and understanding of these issues. The tragedy serves as a reminder of the importance of mental health awareness and the potential dangers associated with untreated mental health conditions.