VIDEO: Murdered man’s sister says slaying was a gay hate crime

WILTON MANORS, Fla. -- The sister of one of the two men murdered in Wilton Manors on Christmas weekend says the killings were a hate crime.

Crystal Kicklighter, sister of Kevin Powell, who along with longtime partner Steve Adams was found murdered inside Powell's home on Dec. 26, spoke with NBC Miami from her home in Georgia. She'd just returned from South Florida after coming here following her brother's murder.

Kicklighter believes Powell and Adams were tortured by a man who had just moved in to help with work around the house.

She has spoken privately with detectives and with lots of other people, but she admits some of her theories are coming from the broken heart of a sister.

Read the full story and watch the video HERE.

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