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    DJ Eric Morillo found dead at 49 – three weeks after he was arrested over a Miami sex assault 

    I Like To Move It DJ Erick Morillo is found dead at 49 – three weeks after he was arrested over a Miami sex assault

    • Morillo was found dead in Miami Beach on Monday morning, TMZ reported
    • The circumstances surrounding his death remain unclear
    • The Colombian-American artist gained recognition in the 1990s with his electro-dance hit ‘I Like To Move It’ 
    • Morillo’s death comes less than four weeks after he was arrested in Miami and charged with sexual battery 

    Internationally renowned DJ and music producer Erick Morillo has died aged 49 less than a month after he was arrested on sexual assault charges.  

    Morillo was found dead in Miami Beach on Monday morning, TMZ reported. The circumstances surrounding his death remain unclear. 

    The Colombian-American artist gained recognition in the 1990s with his electro-dance hit ‘I Like To Move It’, which was released under his stage name Reel 2 Real. 

    He went on to win the DJ Awards’ ‘Best House DJ’ and ‘Best International DJ’ titles three times.   

    Morillo’s death comes less than four weeks after he was arrested in Miami and charged with sexual battery. 

    He had denied the assault accusations made against him by a fellow female DJ.

    This is a developing story.  

    Internationally renowned DJ and music producer Erick Morillo died aged 49 on Monday. He is pictured above in December 2010

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