FLORENCE, Ariz. — A Kentucky man was taken into custody in connection with the
shooting death of an Arizona woman more than 25 years ago.
Pinal County Sheriff’s officials said 52-year-old Joseph Terrigino wass being held
on suspicion of one count of felony second-degree murder without premeditation.
The body of 40-year-old Diane McQuiston was found in Apache Junction by a water
company worker in October 1988.
The county medical examiner determined McQuiston died of multiple gunshot
Apache Junction police said the the department’s Cold Case Unit began reviewing
the case last November.
A county grand jury indicted Terrigino and an arrest warrant was issued in
Authorities said he was arrested last month near Hardin County in Kentucky and
extradited to Arizona.