Christina Prestianni, Caldwell Pupcake Grooming and Bakery Owner, Killed in Apparent Murder-Suicide Thursday
NUTLEY, NJ - Christina Prestianni, 37, was reportedly killed Thursday by Christopher Minichini, 38, with whom she was in a relationship. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Nutley Police Chief Thomas Strumolo
announced that the pair were found at their Hillside Avenue, Nutley home, dead from gunshot wounds.
Prestianni was the owner of Pupcake Dog Grooming and Bakery on Bloomfield Avenue in Caldwell, which she opened in 2008.
The Prosecutor's Office stated that their initial investigation points to Minichini, a state corrections officer for the past seven years, having shot Prestianni, then shot himself.