Portland murder suspect linked to 1994 CA killing

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Police say a man accused of beating a Portland woman to death has been linked by DNA tests to the slaying of a California high school girl more than a decade ago.
     
Fifteen-year-old Evelyna LeBlanc was sexually assaulted, shot in the head, and left half-naked on the grounds of an elementary school near Oakland, California. That was in November, 1994.
     
Detectives say the DNA test links 27-year-old Imani Williams to LeBlanc's death. He was 14 and attending a Catholic high school in Oakland at the time.
     
Meanwhile, Williams has pleaded not guilty to aggravated murder and kidnapping in the April death of Sharvettia Monique Brown of Portland.
     
The mother of the California girl, Arlene LeBlanc-Gibson, told The Oregonian newspaper in Portland that she never gave up hope.
     
Williams will be charged in the girl's killing, according to California police.

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