Thomas, 32, faces one count of sexual battery on a victim 12 years of age or older. He is being held without bond in Broward County Jail. The press did not name an attorney for him.
Alvaro Navarro of Miami, Florida died on January 13 after falling off scaffolding on a South Beach condo that was under renovation. Navarro, 50, fell three stories and was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center, where he later died.
According to Miami Beach police, the accident occurred after 9 a.m. at the Decoplage condominium on 100 Lincoln Road. Work on the building has been halted until officials from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) can investigate the incident.