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Florida police pin 1990 slaying on Oba Chandler

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. — Police in Coral Springs say they have solved a woman's 1990 slaying, with advances in DNA identification pinning the crime on Oba Chandler, a man executed in 2011 for killing three Willshire, Ohio, residents.

Detectives say a new DNA test earlier this month conclusively links Chandler to the strangulation death of 20-year-old Ivelisse Berrious Beguerisse, who never made it home after leaving her job at the Sawgrass Mills Mall on Nov. 27, 1990. Her car was found in the mall parking lot with two tires slashed.

At the time of Beguerisse's slaying, Chandler lived near the mall where she worked.

Chandler was executed in November 2011 for the killings of Joan Rogers and her two daughters, Christe and Michelle, in 1989 in St. Petersburg.

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