Feds: Ex-Angels worker charged in participant's dying provided medicine to five different MLB gamers

A former Los Angeles Angels worker allegedly linked to the dying of Angels participant Tyler Skaggs in 2019 was accused Friday of working a drug distribution operation that concerned supplying different MLB gamers with unlawful narcotics.

Based on courtroom paperwork obtained by the Los Angeles Occasions and The League of Justice, “roughly” 5 MLB gamers are set to testify that Eric Kay provided them with oxycodone from 2017 to 2019.

The courtroom paperwork don’t title the gamers nor disclose in the event that they performed for the Angels, the media retailers reported.

The League of Justice reported that federal prosecutors allege that Kay typically used Skaggs as a intermediary for distributing narcotics that Kay obtained from 9 totally different suppliers.

Kay was charged in October with drug distribution and drug conspiracy for allegedly giving the 27-year-old pitcher the medicine that brought about his drug overdose in July 2019.

In Texas, Skaggs was discovered useless in his lodge room on July 1, 2019, earlier than a highway sport in opposition to the Rangers.

An post-mortem report discovered that Skaggs had a combination of fentanyl, oxycodone, and alcohol in his system that brought about him to choke on his vomit.

Kay has pleaded not responsible, and his trial is slated to start on Oct. 4.

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