Jorge Diaz-Johnston, the brother of former Miami Mayor Manny Diaz, was integral in legalizing same-sex marriage in Miami-Dade County.
The roommate of a Florida gay rights advocate whose body was found in a Florida landfill in January has been charged with murder.
Steven Yinger strangled Jorge Diaz-Johnston at his Tallahassee home and dumped his body, which was later found in a trash pile at a landfill in Baker, Florida, about 60 miles east of the Alabama border, according to an indictment issued by a circuit court in Leon County.
The article gives very little detail, but it does say the suspect has a signicant criminal history and that he took and used money of the victim. Regardless of the motive, it is awful. It is particularly sad to see someone who fought to make a difference for civil rights snuffed out in a violent way.