Erick Morillo’s Death Determined By Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner’s Office


The Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner’s Office in Florida has determined DJ/producer/Subliminal Records owner Erick Morillo died of acute ketamine toxicity. His death was ruled an accident.

Morillo’s body was found at his home on September 1 by Miami Beach police.

Miami Beach Police Public Information Officer Ernesto Rodriguez said at the time that there were no apparent signs of foul play.

Morillo was arrested and charged with sexual battery in August for an offense on a fellow DJ that allegedly took place at his home in Miami Beach in December. The female victim “reported waking up nude on the bed, with Mr. Morillo standing on the side of the bed also nude,” according to the arrest report.

Morillo turned himself in with his attorney after the results of a rape kit came back and tested positive for Morillo’s DNA.

Morillo, 49, was scheduled to appear in court last Friday.

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