Suspect in New Year's Attack Extradited to Connecticut

Bill Pearse
January 15, 2019 - 9:12 pm

Edgar Maldonado. Photo courtesy of the Hartford Police Department.


(HARTFORD,Conn./WTIC Radio)  - A man charged  with attempted murder and kidnapping  in a  violent domestic assault on Natick Street in Hartford  early New Year's morning  has been extradited from New York.23 year old Edgar Maldanado  is accused of  stabbing a woman  more than  30 times and  abducting her 6 year old son, who was found unharmed in Worcester , Massachusetts about 3 and a half hours later.

The victim  underwent emergency surgery   at Hartford Hospital following the stabbing .She has since been discharged  from the hospital and is staying at an undisclosed location.

Members of the Hartford Police Fugitive Task Force traveled to New York Tuesday to take custody of Maldanado.He is being held on  a $700,000  court set bond.

Maldanado is scheduled to  be arraigned  in Hartford Superior Court  Wednesday.