Erick Morillo Dead at 49

Erick Morillo Miami arrest

DJ/producer/remixer/Subliminal Records boss Erick Morillo has been found dead, according to published reports. He was 49.

Morillo’s body was found this morning by Miami Beach police. The circumstances behind Morillo’s death are not yet known.

A superstar DJ who was at the top of the DJ ladder, Morillo was arrested and charged with sexual battery in August. The offense allegedly took place at Morillo’s home in Miami Beach in December.

Morillo’s massive discography includes breakout hits including 1993’s “I Like to Move It.” He helmed club nights all over the world and was a mainstay in Ibiza. More recently, he battled drug problems. In 2016, he revealed an addiction to shooting ketamine that got so bad that he nearly lost his arm.

This is a developing story.

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