man accused of 3year old's death
wow

Iselin, NJ

#21 Mar 12, 2008
i just think that everyone should just let this child rest in peace, let the law do its job, and get off the internet! its evil! i googled a name because i wanted to see if there were any court hearings coming up other than the one that is, and i come accross this smut. i am directly connected to this little boy, not as a friend of a friend who knew the parents, but by bloodline, and i think that anyone whose trying to get a kick out of gossiping on a chat board should take a look at whats wrong in their lives. 3 out of 5 children are abused in one way or another, watch your kids like hawks, trust no one, even the ones u love. the questions that arise in my mind have no answers. i've thought about who could have done it, the parents, the boyfriend, an aunt, uncle, or maybe it happend by accident, have they done thorough SVU type shit? the only question i would have for the defense is... how long DID it take to call for emergency services after the discovery of a lethargic child? thats someones fault. i want to know the truth, but like the rest of the convicts in jail... everyone's innocent. no one ever does it, and to the shithole changing aliases to get your jollies off, you're my number 1 suspect.
just a friend

Swedesboro, NJ

#22 May 6, 2008
I know everyone involved in this tragedy very well and it is hard to be loyal to any one person. I also know the alleged killer and I know for a fact and have witnessed his mental instability. I have witnessed him react to simple situations completely inappropriately. i have even witnessed cruel words and cruel actions towards the one he supposedly loved and wanted to marry. Although I have never witnessed physical violence against another, it would not shock me. I believe he has a mental disorder and that he is capable of anything. But, if this act of violence was committed by someone else, I want to see justice done. I just wanted to give a little bit of insight to his real character.
Just a friend

New Castle, DE

#23 May 28, 2008
Robert did not love that little boy nor did that beautiful little boy make any great strides since Robert "came into his life". I dont know where you got that from but its obvious where you stand...in the dark.
The Real Story wrote:
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So, "Concerned Person" you have been designated to speak the facts??
First, you state "Everyone felt he was guilty,"
Just who are you the spokesperson for? I am one of a group of MANY who believe Mr. Knutsen to be innocent of this charge! There are just too many inconsistencies on the part of the investigation regarding this case. Even the assistant prosecutor made a claim that the jury was 11 to 1 in favor of guilty. Others made the claim it was 11 to 1 in favor of not guilty. Now you make a claim of 10 to 2. Why not identify yourself since you are a spokeperson and speaking "factually"?
Yes, a wonderful little boy has been taken from us. Nobody argues that. But the investigator in this case made up his mind from the start and nobody else was investigated! And there was surely enough reason why they should have questioned the people who were with Nikolas the last 4 days of his life. During that time, Mr. Knutsen wasn't with the boy. Considering that he was the only person in the apartment the morning the affects of the injury took place, he was easy to finger! There were too many inconsistencies on the part of the state's witnesses during that trial. To listen to the motives they came up with was sickening--Mr. Knutsen beat the child because unemployment told him that they would get back to him?? I know a couple of people who know Mr. Knutsen and his family and they believe in his innocence 100%! He and his family have gone through much considering they all believe in his innocence and all loved Nikolas.
I think Nikolas' family should want to know the truth at ANY EXPENSE! This defendent has been portrayed as such a bad person since this terrible event took place. Unfortunately, our system doesn't adhere to its "innocent to proven guilty" standard. There are people who should be investigated who were with this boy in the days leading up to his death. You really have to wonder who is hiding something here. This investigation should be re-opened. There was an unusual amount of loopholes in certain professional testimony and the prosecution was quick to dismiss Dr. Baden's sworn testimony because he was paid by the defense and his wife was a friend of somebody? He is one of the more respected pathologists in the world--someone called in on the JFK & Martin Luther King assasinations. He would lie for a $10,000. payment? Wasn't everyone (the investigator, the prosecutor, the judge) all being paid for their services at this trial? It was a case where the state kept referring to the "facts & evidence." What facts and evidence? They produced no concrete evidence against Mr. Knutsen and continually played on the emotions of the jury. Again, yes, a wonderful little boy is gone from us but this was an absolute rush to judgment. Mr. Knutsen's freedom is now in jeopardy. Yet, he did love this boy with his whole heart and this is something I have been told by many. The boy apparently made great strides after Mr. Knutsen came into his life. Should it be proven that Mr. Knutsen is innocent how will you all feel after everything he has endured the last 27 months?
And on a sidenote--using multiple identities on this forum to get a rise from the people is just plain childish!
I would think the family would want to know the truth regardless of what it might be! Someone out there is responsible for what happened to Nikolas, that is for sure. And everyone who was with the boy the last 4-5 days of his life should be questioned!1
TLC

Pompton Lakes, NJ

#24 Jun 1, 2008
What i want to know is why the biological father Nick, had to have supervised visits with the child. That usually stems from abuse. And why wasn't he questioned?
gengrvs

Grand Rapids, MI

#25 Jul 16, 2008
its obvious that this maniac killed this little boy ...he should be beaten to death and suffer the same way he made that little boy suffer and is making his parents suffer now..hopefully he will endure the same pain and torture he inflicted n this beautiful innocent child...i give nikolas's father a lot of credit for not killing this animal
Hopa

Hackensack, NJ

#26 Jul 17, 2008
I know all parties involved . As far as i could see Rob loved the child like his own son. Nick however only saw the child maybe 3 or 4 times in two years. And to answer your question Nick had supervised visits because he neglected Nikolas in his first year.
Leroy

Belleville, NJ

#27 Jul 18, 2008
Witness: Boy's fatal injuries came before he was in accused's care
by Jim O'Neill
Thursday October 11, 2007, 6:36 PM

Fatal injuries suffered by a 3-year-old boy were inflicted long before the toddler was entrusted to the care of his mother's fiance, a famed forensic pathologist told a jury in Middlesex County this afternoon.

Michael Baden, a medical examiner, author and television personality, said he reviewed the death of Nikolas Chavez and determined the boy sustained a broken back two or three days before he died, and began suffering internal bleeding the night before his death.

Baden also testified that doctors called by the prosecution were wrong when they told the jury the child's injuries occurred on the morning of his death on Nov. 30, 2005, when he was being watched by Robert Knutsen, a 31-year-old taxicab driver on trial on a charge of aggravated manslaughter.

Baden, a key defense witness, offered the testimony to defuse the prosecution's contention the child was healthy and moving about freely, without any signs of discomfort, in the days before his mother, Nicole Rosol, left the youngster alone with Knutsen, who shared their apartment in North Brunswick.

During the trial that began last week, Middlesex County Assistant Prosecutor Seana Pappas argued Knutsen punched the boy twice in the abdomen and once in the back, causing internal bleeding and a fractured spine. Knutsen struck the child in a moment of frustration, Pappas said, asserting Nikolas struggled as the defendant tried to change the toddler's wet diaper.

Knutsen's attorney, Robert Honecker Jr. of Ocean Township, counters that police wrongly charged Knutsen and failed to question other relatives about the injuries. Honecker further contends Knutsen was not with the child when the boy was injured.
Unnamed

Lincroft, NJ

#28 Sep 16, 2008
Perhaps someone should look into the background of the victim's younger uncle. The baby was in his care prior to the incident. This kid has a juvinile record, but was that brought up during the trial? NO! That information is being swept under the carpet. Even juviniles can cause physical harm to a toddler, but because they are juviniles, past history is "hush-hush". Don't convict a man just because he happened to be there at the wrong time.
It was 11/1. I personally know the family. The prosecutor is just looking for a conviction in my opinion, even if the person is not guilty of the crime. Whatever happened to "innocent until proven guilty"?
unamed middletown

Indianapolis, IN

#29 Sep 26, 2008
for all you shit talker's about how mr. robert knutsen was innocent,well read the paper from wedensday,monmouth sectionthat piece of shit will rot in state prison one way or another..he will or is just about guarenteed to be found guilty on one of the three charges.it seems to me no one cann handle the truth about this lowlife..if he was so called an innocent man why are they retrying him and they must have something or def they do..so fuck them.HE'S GOING TO JAILLLLLLL..CHID KILLERRRRR.
unamed middletown

Indianapolis, IN

#30 Sep 26, 2008
BY THE WAY.WHEN THIS TRIAL WAS GOING ON MR. KNUTSEN WAS OUT DRINKING AND PARTYING WITH HIS BEST FRIEND FROM HIGHSCHOOL..GOING TO THE BAR'S JIMMY BUFFET CONCERT'S AND EVEN TYPING ON HIS BEST BUDDIES MYSPACE PAGE HOW HE WOULD GO HOME WITH ALL THESE GIRL'S WHILE HE WAS DRUNK..PIECE OF SHIT.SO CALLED IN LOVE WITH HIS EX FIANCE,HOW DO YOU THINK SHE FEEL'S.WAKING UP EVERY MORNING AND NOT HAVING HER SON TO HOLD AND TELL HIM SHE LOVES HIM.WHILE THIS SHIT FOR BRAINS IS OUT HAVING A GRAND OLE TIME.I'M TELLING YOU HIS TIME WILL COME AND JUSTICE WILL BE SERVED ON HIS SORRY NO GOOD UNEMPLOYED ASS WHO IS LIVING AT HOME WITH HIS PARENT'S..GOD WILL PUNISH HIM ONE WAY OR ANOTHER..AND THE BALLS OF HIM TO GO OUT DRINKING WHILE HE IS ON TRIAL FOR 1 COUNT MANSLAUGHTER AND 2 COUNT'S OF CHILD ENDANGERMENT.JUSTICE WILL BE SERVEDDDDDDDD..DON'T BELIEVE ME LOOK IT UP IT IS ALL OVER THE INTERNET,CAN'T HIDE FROM THE TRUTH......R.I.P.NIKOLAS..YOU ARE IN SAFE HAND'S NOW...AND TO NIKOLAS'S MOM AND DAD WORD'S CAN'T EXPLAIN THE SORROW YOU GUY'S ARE FEELING,BUT I HOPE AND WISH YOU GUY'S MY THOUGHT'S AND PRAYER'S THROUGH THIS TOUGH TIME,MAY YOU GUY'S HAVE PEACE IN YOUR LIFE OR AT LEAST THINK OF ALL THE GOOD TIME'S YOU HAD WITH YOUR SON..FROM A CONCERNED PARENT WHO HAS 2 LITTLE BOY'S...PLEASE BE SAFE..GOD WILL PUNISH HIM ONE WAY OR ANOTHER.......TAKE CARE........
nork

Paramus, NJ

#32 Oct 10, 2008
anyone hear anything on how the trial is going??
concerned_friend

Long Valley, NJ

#33 Oct 10, 2008
Robert Knutsen was aquitted (not guilty) of fatally beating Nikolas. He was found guilty of child endangerment as they felt he didn't respond quick enough getting help for the child.

Interesting that everyone posting here was so quick to condemn him, including the child's father with numerous posts, yet twice a jury of 12 did not find him guilty. Fortunately for Mr. Knutsen, this trial nightmare is over and he will not be charged a third time.

As for the child endangerment charge, that is a very broad charge - ranging from leaving a child home alone to having your child witness a crime or drug use, etc. Though I was not present for the verdict, I would assume at sentencing that the court takes into consideration the scope of the child endangerment and sentences accordingly. I do believe the charge as it pertains to this case, carries a jail term of 3-5 years, not 5-10 yrs as stated in a recent article.

Either way, today's events and the events over the past three years does nothing for the family of Nikolas. Everyday there is still the loss and emptiness from his death. And now, with Mr. Knutsen not guilty, it raises more questions as to the individual(s) responsible for the injuries/death.

I can only hope that Nikolas' parents, family and friends can weather this storm and live their days with less trauma and grief then each day before. God Bless.
weh

New York, NY

#34 Oct 12, 2008
jet wrote:
Of course the jurors do not know about the bi-polar uncle that was with Nikolas at the time of sustained injuries. Nor do they know that at the time he was under house arrest. And how about the mother who claims Nikolas fell coming out of the bath a few days before he died. She says she did not see him fall. What kind of mother leaves her 3 year old who is prone to falling, alone soaking wet on a tile floor. Nikolas suffered a bump on his back. Directly under his bump the fracture was found during the autopsy. Maybe if the doctor sent him for an x ray, he would still be here.
right
raw

Port Deposit, MD

#36 Oct 17, 2008
nunya wrote:
While rob sits in beautiful mcacc, I hope he gets ass raped... As a matter of fact... His life should be taken. I don't care what a jury says... Especially when 11 say guilty, he's guilty, he just got away with it. So let the fucker rot, just leave my family alone, including little richie. That's why they got him in c pod under protective watch. Well hell still get it. I wish I was a dude. I would so do a crime to have at him myself, every dog gets his day. I'll be at his.
loser get a life
concerned

New York, NY

#37 Oct 20, 2008
nunya wrote:
While rob sits in beautiful mcacc, I hope he gets ass raped... As a matter of fact... His life should be taken. I don't care what a jury says... Especially when 11 say guilty, he's guilty, he just got away with it. So let the fucker rot, just leave my family alone, including little richie. That's why they got him in c pod under protective watch. Well hell still get it. I wish I was a dude. I would so do a crime to have at him myself, every dog gets his day. I'll be at his.
You can go straight to hell Bitch!
unamed middletown

Indianapolis, IN

#38 Oct 21, 2008
ROBERT KNUTSEN OF KIMBERLY COURT IN MIDDLETOWN NEW JERSEY SHOULD ROT IN HELL..HE IS GETTING RETRIED FOR HIS CRIME..SO FOR CONCERNED HE WAS FOUND GUILTY,BUT IS GETTING RETRIED IN COURT...I WENT TO SCHOOL WITH HIM AND HE ALWAY'S HAD A TEMPER AND THOUGHT HIS SHIT DIDN'T STINK...REGUARDLESS OF THE FACT,HIS MOTHER IS WITHOUT A BEAUTIFUL SON AND HAS TO LIVE HER LIFE WITHOUT HER SON,NOW THAT IS HARD TO DO..ROBERT KNUTSEN THINK'S HE IS GONNA GET AWAY WIH WHAT HE DID,BUT IN ALL SERIOUSNESS THERE ARE PEOPLE OUT THERE FROM THE FAMILY OF NICOLAS CHAVEZ WO ARE OUT TO GET HIM AT ALL COST..BECAUSE IF THAT WAS MY SON THE PIECE OF SHIT WOULD NOT BE BREATHING RIGHT NOW AND WOULD NOT BE GOING OUT DRINKING,GOING TO CONCERT'S AND BRINGING GIRL'S HOME AND THE TALKING ABOUT IT ON HIS MYSPACE PAGE..SOME REMORSE HE HAS FOR WHAT HE DID,HUH,CONCERNED FROM NEW YORK WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THAT..HOPE HE GET'S WHAT HE DESERVE'S...JUDGEMENT DAY WILL COME FOR ROBERT KNUTSEN SOONER THAN LATER BET..NICOLAS CHAVEZ,MAY YOU REST IN PEACE AND GOD WILL TAKE CARE OF YOU NOW...AND TO THE FAMILY MY BEST WISHES ARE WITH YOU..........
Supportive_Frien d

Long Valley, NJ

#39 Oct 24, 2008
To 'unamed middletown' if you're going to try and act like you know anything about Mr. Knutsen, maybe you should get your facts and details straight. He does not live at Kimberly Court, he was not found guilty and is not getting retried. If you were so close to the child, why are you misspelling his name? And knowing Mr. Knutsen whereabouts, not showing remorse? That's because he didn't do it!(Duh!) Tracking his myspace.com account information? You are a cyber-stalker and should anything happen to Mr. Knutsen, could be investigated.

And to 'nunya' 11 guilty?? Leave your family alone? Wishing sexual abuse on someone? Not caring what the jury says? Take his life? You are a sick and twisted person and as a woman, should be embarassed. There is such a thing as karma and as the 2 trials proved, Mr. Knutsen is not guilty. You, on the other hand, will receive negative energy in spades for harboring ill will towards another. If anything should happen to Mr. Knutsen, your posts can be traced to your IP address as I'm sure you will be questioned. In this technologically-advanced world, you are held accountable for your words, as you are with your actions.
unamed middletown

Indianapolis, IN

#40 Nov 6, 2008
yo a hole..this is to supportive friend..you don't have a clue,do you..while he was out on bond he was living with his mother and stepfather on kimberly court.that is because they put there house up for that piece of shit...yeah i think i know more about him then you think..robert knutsen alway's had a bad temper..just ask a kid that lived right around the corner from him..and hung out with him also..and for tracking him on myspace,he is the one posting the shit he has done while he was waiting to go on trial dickhead,so you need to get yourrrrrrrr fact's straight..he was convicted of one count of child neglect which will land him some jail time,how much we don't know....oh and from the last time i looked he is sitting in a jail cell waiting for his sentencing date which is in december...and don't worry i'm not gonna do anything to him,the men in jail will.that's because he committed a crime against a child and from what everyone know's guy's in jail don't like people like that..oh and concerned friend from toms river i have an idea who you are it's either his best friend mike or his good friend lisa.. well hope all is good and when you go to visit mr knutsen tell him don't droppped the soap.. have a good life.. one more thing this will be on his record for the rest of his life..don't matter he can't hold a job anyway..unemployedddd ass of his..
nunya

Redmond, WA

#41 Nov 24, 2008
When u can spell kharma correctly, then u will have the right to use it against someone. I know all about it... I do too much good in my life for any ill will to come my way... As for rob, I still wish that worthless taxi driving piece of baby killing shit the worst. Ifs he's so innocent, why is he in jail? How's this for a shocker... There is no ip address... Its a sidekick in my friends name... Lol. I'd like to shake his moms hand for raising such a wonderful piece of trash. And as far as mentioning my female status... I'm a mom that NEVER hit, punched, slapped, or kicked her kids... So putting me in the same category as that filthy sack of cow dung is insulting and not taken lightly. How bout we meet up... U fucking coward
Laughinggg

Minneapolis, MN

#42 Nov 24, 2008
http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.c...

karma /kar·ma/(kahr´mah)[Sanskrit] in Indian philosophy, the total effect of a person's actions, both mental and physical, on his or her existence; a person's present state, including health, is determined by actions from previous existence, and present actions determine their destiny for future existence.

By the way, even a Sidekick has a MAC address that gets an IP address assigned to it. You can change your IP, but it's exceedingly difficult to change your MAC...sorry to burst your bubble of privacy. A threat can be reason enough to subpoena your provider to give you up faster than you can drop the soap in the prison shower.

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