Tyler Skaggs fentanyl charges, Ex-Angels Employee Charged With Supplying Drugs.

A former Los Angeles Angels employee has been charged with distributing fentanyl in connection with the death of pitcher Tyler Skaggs, according to the Los Angeles Times.

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Federal authorities in Texas charged Eric Kay, who had worked in the Angels’ media relations department for 24 years, with possession and intent to distribute fentanyl, according to a U. S. district court document.

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Skaggs, 27, died of an overdose July 1 in a hotel room in Southlake, Texas.

According to a medical examiner’s toxicology report, high levels of opioids, including fentanyl, oxycodone and oxymorphone, were found in his system.

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The death was an accident, according to an autopsy.

“It was later determined that but for the fentanyl in [Skaggs’] system, [Skaggs] would not have died,” an affidavit reportedly said.


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