Gwinnett man suspected in wife’s death arrested in Alabama

A man was arrested in Alabama just hours after police found his wife’s body in a Gwinnett Coun...

A man was arrested in Alabama just hours after police found his wife’s body in a Gwinnett County apartment.

Saul Maisonet, 34, was arrested in a Birmingham suburb Saturday after Gwinnett County police relayed information that he might be headed there, according to al.com.

About 2 a.m. Saturday, officers found the body of Tanya Maisonet, 46, in the 6800 block of Springs Lane in Peachtree Corners.

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Her body had injuries consistent with a stabbing, but the official cause of death is under investigation, police said Saturday in a statement.

Saul is charged with felony murder and aggravated assault, Gwinnett police spokesman Benjamin Finney said. The suspect is still in custody in Alabama.

The 911 call that led police to the body was originally received by Clayton County authorities but transferred to Gwinnett County. The caller hung up and has not been identified.

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Police said they have no suspects and no persons of interest.

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