The man who claimed to be a manager and caretaker for the late Stan Lee has been charged with abusing the Marvel Comics legend.
A spokesperson for the Los Angeles Superior Court said that Keya Morgan was charged with multiple counts of elder abuse, including alleged false imprisonment. A $300,000 arrest warrant was issued for Morgan’s arrest, the spokesperson said.
Morgan, a memorabilia collector, reportedly became close to Lee after the death of his wife, Joan Lee, in 2017. Before his death, Stan Lee was granted a temporary restraining order against Morgan that banned him from abusing, harassing or contacting Lee and required him to stay at least 100 yards away from him. At the time, Morgan denied the allegations, saying: “I have taken great care of Stan Lee for the past many years, and have never had a problem directly with Stan. I have a fantastic relationship with him for the past many years as he has stated countless times on the record and I literally saved his life once. I will 100% prove beyond a shadow of a doubt that the allegations against me are false.”
Lee was the creator of dozens of iconic comic figures, including Spider-Man, X-Men, Iron Man and Black Panther.
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