TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami) – The brother of former Miami Mayor Manny Diaz was found dead over the weekend. Now his death is the subject of a murder investigation.
Jorge Diaz-Johnston disappeared on Monday, January 3.
Diaz-Johnston and her husband are now one of six couples filing a lawsuit to overturn Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage eight years ago.
In a statement, the former mayor and current head of the Democratic Party of Florida said:
“I am so grateful for the support given to me, my brother-in-law and my family following the passing of my brother, Jorge Diaz-Johnston. My brother is a special gift to this world, whose heart and legacy will live on for generations to come. ”
The Tallahassee Police Department is asking anyone with information about the incident to handle it.
If you know anything, call Tallahassee PD at (850) 891-4200.
https://miami.cbslocal.com/2022/01/13/jorge-diaz-johnston-homicide-investigation/ The death of Jorge Diaz-Johnston, brother of former Miami mayor, investigated as murder – CBS Miami