Killer of women, 2 daughters executed in Florida

STARKE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida man convicted of killing an Ohio
woman and her two teenage daughters in June 1989 as the victims
returned from a dream vacation to Disney World has been executed.
Oba Chandler, 65, was administered a lethal injection and
pronounced dead at 4:25 p.m. Tuesday at the Florida state prison,
Gov. Rick Scott's office said.
In 1994, Chandler was convicted of killing 36-year-old Joan
Rogers and her daughters Christe and Michelle, from the small
farming community of Willshire, Ohio.
The three were vacationing in Florida when they asked Chandler
for directions. Authorities say Chandler lured them aboard his
boat, tied concrete blocks to ropes around their necks and dumped
their bodies in Tampa Bay.
Chandler's death warrant was the second Scott has signed since
taking office.

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