Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Gloucester City Police Chief Brian Morrell reported a man has been arrested and charged for the death of a 2-year-old Gloucester girl. A Gloucester woman has been arrested and charged in connection with the death of her daughter.
The woman’s boyfriend, Michael Disporto Jr., 22, of Manahawkin, was charged on Thursday night (7/7/2016) with the murder of the juvenile that occurred on July 5, 2016 in Gloucester City. Disporto was also charged with first-degree aggravated sexual assault.
The mother, Amber Bobo, 26, was charged with second-degree endangering the welfare of a child.
Disporto is scheduled to be arraigned at 3 p.m. today before Superior Court Judge John T. Kelley in courtroom 42 at the Camden County Hall of Justice.
On Sunday, July 3, a 911 call was made at approximately 6:04 p.m. and an ambulance responded to the 100 block of S. King Street in Gloucester City. The victim was transported by ambulance to Cooper University Hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead at approximately 6:26 p.m. on July 5, 2016.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to contact Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Detective James Brining at (856) 225-8439 or Gloucester City Police Detective Joe Hopkins at (856) 456-0408.
Information may also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
All persons charged with criminal offenses are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law.
Released Friday, July 8, 2016.