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27-year-old man who loved to work out at the gym found dead in tanning bed

By Emily Lewis 12:16 PM January 29, 2018
Nicholas Ricigliani

A young man who loved working out at the gym died at a fitness center, according to police in New Jersey.

Middlesex County police said that they have launched an investigation after a fitness center employee found 27-year-old Nicholas Mark Ricigliani dead in a tanning bed.

The Middlesex County Medical Examiner’s Office has not yet determined the cause of death but police confirmed that no foul play has been involved.

The incident unfolded on Monday at the Crunch Fitness center in Hamilton.

Ricigliani was working out at the gym when he decided to use the tanning bed.

However, he never came out.

The employee opened the tanning bed to check on Ricigliani and noticed he was no longer breathing.

The employee called for help but Ricigliani was already dead.

Ricigliani’s family said that he was that he was born in Trenton.

Ricigliani was employed by the Acme Supermarket and later worked at the Ocean Place Resort and Spa.

He graduated from Hamilton High School West.

He loved playing baseball and basketball for Hamilton Little Lads and in the CYO league, and football with Pop Warner and Hamilton Football League.

His passion was music, cooking, and working out at the gym.

He left behind his parents, Frank and Lynda Argenti Ricigliani, his brother, Frank Ricigliani, and his wife Elizabeth.

Hamilton police wrote: “On Monday, Hamilton police was dispatched to Crunch Fitness located at 2465 South Broad Street for a deceased male. The victim was located by gym employees in a tanning bed room.

“The deceased was identified as Nicholas Ricigliani, 27, from Hamilton. Investigators have no indication that foul play was involved. The victim was transported to the Middlesex County Medical Examiner’s Office to determine the cause of death.

“Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Frank Burger of the Hamilton Police Division Criminal Investigations Section at (609) 581-4010 or the Hamilton Police Crime Tip Hotline at (609) 581-4008.”