DJ Erick Morillo is dead
Breaking news today is that popular disc jockey known as DJ Erick Morillo is dead – he is the DJ who made the popular song – I like to move it
The popular disc jockey known as Erick Morillo, who is well known for his hit song I Like to Move It, is dead, and he was aged 49.
The South Florida DJ and music producer was found dead in his Miami Beach home, Miami Beach Police spokesperson Ernesto Rodriguez confirmed to USA TODAY.
According to Rodriguez, the police found Morillo dead in his Miami Beach home following a 911 call Tuesday morning, today
He then went to say that the detectives went to the scene and found him dead and are in the preliminary stages of an investigation.
There were no apparent signs of foul play, Rodriguez added, but the investigation remains opens. Morillo’s cause of death will be determined by the Miami Dade Medical Examiner’s Office.
Morillo was best known for house music and the 1993 hit “I Like to Move It,” which is featured prominently in the “Madagascar” animated film franchise.
DJ Morillo has won several awards at the DJ Awards, including Best International DJ at a popular awards event some years ago
His death comes about a month after he was arrested on a felony charge of sexual battery. He had been free on a $25,000 bond, and his next hearing was scheduled for Friday.
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