DJ Erick Morillo found dead in Miami Beach

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – Erick Morillo, the star international DJ who was facing a sexual battery charge, was found dead Tuesday at his Miami Beach home, police say.

Morillo was 49.

Officers received a 911 call at 10:42 a.m to 5660 La Gorce Drive. Detectives are on scene and in the preliminary stages of the investigation, Miami Beach Police Public Information Officer Ernesto Rodriguez said in an email.

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Morillo was arrested early last month after being accused of sexual battery on a woman in December at that home on La Gorce Drive.

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

He was scheduled for a court hearing Friday.

Morillo was best known for the 90′s song “I Like to Move It.”