Eric Kay is a Los Angeles Angel’s public relations employee who has a stint work for 23 years. However, he became a controversial personality who recently accused of giving oxycodone to a late baseball player, Tyler Skaggs. Further, Skaggs, the 27-years-old pitcher was found dead in a Texas hotel on 1 July 2019.
According to reports, the cause of his death was due to the consumption of alcohol with fentanyl, and oxycodone intoxication, and the terminal aspiration of gastric contents. During the investigations, Eric told the federal investigators that he supplied the pills to the deceased pitcher Tyler and abused it with him over multiple years, according to the US Today on 12 October 2019. Let us scroll over to discover more information on it.
Eric Kay: Bio, Family, Career
Very little information provided on his personal details like his birthdate or early years. According to sources, he was born during the year 1975 which makes his age around 45 as of 2020. Though he has not revealed information on his parents, it is known that his father died in 1998. And after that Tim Mead, a former communications director became a father figure to him.
Further, his mother works as an interior designer in Orange County. She told that her son Eric was recovering from n overdose in the hospital in April when Tyler tested him seeking drugs. Regarding his education, he graduated from Pepperdine University in 1996 with a degree in public relations. In addition, he listed Sig Ep Fraternity under activities.
He has interned at the Anaheim Ducks in 1990 for a year and then in 1994 at the Los Angeles Rams. After that, he began working for the communications for Angels Baseball in the edition of Los Angeles Angel’s magazine as a public relations employee. Meantime, for 15 years, he worked as a stadium media operations for the Rose Bowl Game.
Eric Kay: Personal Life & Wife
Talking about his personal life, he is a happily married man with kids. He has married to a beautiful lady named Camela. However, he has not talked much about his family publicly. Also, he used to have a Facebook account that filled up with his family pictures. But it seems that he has deactivated his social media accounts. Moreover, he has kept his personal life private after the occurrence.
Allegations & Controversy:
on 1 July 2019, The baseball pitcher Tyler Skaggs found dead in the Texas hotel room. According to Tarrant County Medical examine’s report, he died due to the consumption of oxycodone pills, alcohol, and the terminal aspiration of gastric contents. Then Kay told federal investigators that he provided oxycodone to Tyler Skaggs and abused it with him for years. He also gave federal authorities the names of five other players who he believed were using opiates while with the Angels. However, he was not charged or arrested for the connection with the death.
In further investigations, he told DEA investigators that he supplied Skaggs with three oxycodone pills in the days before his death. But he added that he likely did not supply the drugs Skaggs ingested in the hours before his death. His lawyer Michael Molfetta also confirmed his statements. Moreover, Angels president John Carpino told that he never heard the employee providing illegal narcotics to any player as of the incident.
Eric Kay: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
The Los Angeles based public relations employee must have been earning a good amount from his career. Though his income is under review, he has been in the post for 23 years in the edition of the Los Angle’s magazine. Therefore, his net worth has an estimation of above $500 thousand.
It seems that he does not possess any accounts on different social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram. However, he made headlines when he admitted that he supplied pills to the MLB Tyler Skaggs.
Eric Kay: Body Measurements
Kay has a well-maintained and healthy body that stands to a height of 5 feet 8 inches. His body weighs around 76 kg with unknown body measurements of chest, hips, and biceps. He has hazel eyes color with brown hair color.
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