Man awaiting extradition back to Georgia on murder accusations

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A man was waiting Monday to learn when he will be extradited back to Georgia to face murder charges.

Saul Maisonet, 34, was taken into custody in Birmingham, Alabama over the weekend. Maisonet is accused by Gwinnett County Police Department of the stabbing death of his wife, 46-year-old Tanya Maisonet.

Police said they made entry into the couple’s Peachtree Corner’s apartment located in the 6800 block of Springs Lane in Peachtree Corners just after 2 a.m. Saturday after receiving a 911 call. Officers said they found the woman’s body with at least one stab wound.

Investigators have not released the name of the person who called 911.

No motive has been released in the case.