A student at Salesian High School was found dead this morning in his home in the Bronx. The cause of death has not been determined. The student, Nicholas Nespolini, was a junior at the New Rochelle parochial high school run by Salesian priests. The school was informed of the unexpected death by the boy’s mother. Salesian students who had gathered to attend a previously scheduled mass at Holy Name Church were informed during the service. The mass for the Feast of St. John Bosco, the founder of the Salesian order marks the annual start of “Spirit Week” at Salesian High School. Nespolini lived on Randall Avenue in the Bronx.
Wake: Monday, February 2, 2009, 2:00-5:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Funeral: Tuesday, February 3, 2009, 11:00 a.m.
Holy Name of Jesus Church, Petersville Road, New Rochelle, NY 10801
Directions to Holy Name Church (914) 636-4856
EDITOR’S NOTE: This article has been updated from the original “breaking news” report.