By CBSMiami.com Team

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami) – Charges have been filed in the murder of the brother of former Miami Mayor Manny Diaz.

Police charged Jorge Diaz-Johnston’s roommate, Steven Yinger, with his death.

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Back in January, Diaz-Johnston’s body was found in a landfill 87 miles from where he was last seen in Tallahassee.

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An autopsy later found that he died from strangulation.

Diaz-Johnston was known for being a plaintiff in a historic lawsuit that cleared the way for same-sex couples to marry in Miami-Dade County.

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Yinger is now charged with first-degree murder.

CBSMiami.com Team