CUMMING, Ga. (AP) — Mexican authorities returned a 32-year-old man to stand trial for charges in connection with a 2010 murder case.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation told news outlets that Jorge Montiel was taken into custody Tuesday. He is accused of killing Maria Hernandez-Reyes, who was found dead in her home in northern Georgia in 2010.READ MORE: Wife Of Fallen Deputy Magli: "I’m Not Ready. Eleven Years Was Not Long Enough."
The GBI says arrest warrants were taken out against Montiel for burglary, aggravated sodomy and murder. Montiel was returned from Hidalgo, Mexico, to Cumming, Georgia.READ MORE: Third Stimulus Check: When Could You Get Another Economic Relief Payment?
Montiel left for Mexico before the warrants could be executed, and international extradition was authorized for him.MORE NEWS: 8 Georgia Cities Among The Worst At Money Management
Authorities took Montiel to the Forsyth County Detention Center.