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Erick Morillo arrested and charged with sexual battery on a woman

A local news report says the DJ handed himself in after the results of a rape kit tested positive for his DNA

  • Patrick Hinton
  • 7 August 2020
Erick Morillo arrested and charged with sexual battery on a woman

Erick Morillo has been arrested and charged with sexual battery on a woman.

The incident is alleged to have taken place at his home in Miami Beach in December. The New York-born DJ denied the accusations throughout a months long police investigation, but has now handed himself with his attorney following the results of a rape kit testing positive for his DNA, according to a report by WPLG Local 10.

Police detectives say Erick Morillo and his accuser were both working as DJs at a private event on Star Island, before heading to Morillo’s nearby home for drinks along with another woman.

The arrest report states the victim told police that Morillo “made several advances towards her, some sexual in nature, but she refused all of his attempts.”

The arrest report also states that victim said she was intoxicated and went to find a room to go to sleep in by herself, then she “reported waking up nude on the bed, with Mr. Morillo standing on the side of the bed also nude”.

View South Floridian news channel WPLG Local 10’s news report below.

[Via: WPLG Local 10]

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