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DNA links executed man to another death

– Police 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 in Coral Springs, Fla., say a new DNA test this month conclusively links Chandler to the strangulation of Ivelisse Berrious Beguerisse, 20, who never made it home after leaving her job at a shopping mall 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. He was convicted in 1994 of killing Joan Rogers, 36, and her daughters, Christe, 14, and Michelle, 17, on June 1, 1989, and dumping their bound bodies in Tampa Bay.

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