Bradenton, Florida -- Manatee County Sheriff's deputies have arrested the man they say strangled his live-in girlfriend back in June 2012.

Authorities say the body of 23-year-old Regina Nunez was found by her mother, who came by her apartment at Bayshore on the Lakes on June 7 to check on her.

The autopsy revealed Nunez died byasphyxiation and an investigation linked her boyfriend, 24-year-old Cornelius Baskin, as a suspect.

Baskin was arrested Tuesday and has been charged with 2nd Degree Murder.

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