Man found dead in van in Inglewood was missing quadriplegic


INGLEWOOD (CNS) – The county coroner’s office has positively identified a body found in a van in Inglewood that of a missing quadriplegic.

An autopsy was pending on the body of Nicholas Anthony Picciolo, 26, whose body was found in his  specialized Honda Odyssey van Saturday morning, coroner’s officials said.

Picciolo was last seen at a Blink-182 concert at The Forum about 8 p.m. Thursday, where he got into an argument with one of his friends, the Inglewood Police Department said.

Courtney Picciolo, his sister, told Fox11 that her brother was in need of medical treatment due to his paralysis and he had to return home as quickly as possible.

Police do not believe foul play was involved in his death, Inglewood Police Lt. Dirk Dewachter said.


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