Man charged in connection to Vanderbilt rape fights extradition - WKRN News 2

Man charged in connection to Vanderbilt rape fights extradition

Posted: Updated: Aug 19, 2013 11:10 PM
Joseph Quinzio, 20 Joseph Quinzio, 20
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -

One of the three men indicted Friday in connection with the Vanderbilt rape case is fighting extradition to Nashville.

Twenty-year-old Joseph Quinzio appeared in a Riverside, California courtroom on Monday, The Tennessean reported.

Quinzio is charged with tampering with evidence; however, his attorney told the newspaper his client is only involved in the case because he received a text message from one of the Vanderbilt suspects.

Quinzio is due back in court on Wednesday for a bail hearing.

Vanderbilt Receiver Chris Boyd, 21, and Miles Finley, 19, of California were also indicted on Friday.

All three have turned themselves in to authorities.

*The Tennessean contributed to this report.

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