ARREST in 30 Year Old Case Murder of 10 Year Old Christine Cole

Arrest made in Murder of Christine Cole

DNA testing on blood found on the clothing of Christine Cole has been successfully matched against that of 59 year old Joao Monteiro of Central Falls, Rhode Island. Cole had disappeared from a grocery store in Pawtucket, Rhode Island on January 4th, 1988 and her body was found 54 days later on a beach by Narragansett Bay in the city of Warwick.