River, Burlington County, NJ – A joint
investigation has resulted in the arrest
of an Atlantic County man for the sexual
assault of a juvenile boy during a camping
trip in Burlington County. New Jersey State
Police detectives and investigators from
the Burlington County Prosecutor’s
Office yesterday charged Brian Killion,
37 of Absecon City with aggravated sexual
assault, sexual assault and two counts of
endangering the welfare of a child. Killion
was lodged in Burlington County jail on
$250,000 full cash bail.
assault was reported to the New Jersey State
Park Police by the victim’s mother
following a late June camping trip Killion
took with two boys (both under 13 years
of age) in Bass River State Park. Killion
is accused of sexually assaulting the one
boy in view of the other while in a tent.
The camping trip was with the consent of
the boys’ parents.
State Police detectives, members of the
Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office
and Absecon City Police Department executed
a search warrant on Killion’s home
on North Shore Road. Numerous pieces of
electronic and computer storage media were
seized for examination by the Regional Computer
Forensic Laboratory at the Hamilton (Mercer
County) Technology Center. Previews of the
equipment at the scene revealed images of
child pornography, and an investigation
by Absecon P.D. is continuing.
with additional information that could forward
this investigation is asked to contact State
Police Detective Anthony Mason at 609-296-3132.
first appearance is scheduled for 3:00 p.m.
today at the Burlington County Superior