Former Angels Employee Charged in Fentanyl Connection to Tyler Skaggs’ Death

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Eric Kay, a former media relations employee for the Los Angeles Angels, has been charged for distributing fentanyl in connection with the death of Tyler Skaggs. Skaggs, who was an exciting 27-year-old pitcher for the Angels, died of a drug overdose last July.

Nathan Fenno of the Los Angeles Times details the charges against Kay:

After the news of Kay’s indictment broke, the Angels issued the following statement:

As ESPN reported in October in a lengthy story, Kay cooperated with authorities in the investigation of Skaggs’ death.


Written by Ryan Glasspiegel

Ryan Glasspiegel grew up in Connecticut, graduated from University of Wisconsin-Madison, and lives in Chicago. Before OutKick, he wrote for Sports Illustrated and The Big Lead. He enjoys expensive bourbon and cheap beer.

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