A man is in custody following a fatal stabbing and hours-long standoff in Providence, Rhode Island.
WJAR-TV reported that officers used force to enter a building on Tobey Street Tuesday morning where the suspect, Nathan Spardello, 28, was seen being taken out on a stretcher.
No other injuries were reported.
Police said Spardello had been wanted in connection with the death of a 46-year-old man who had been stabbed multiple times at 62 Russo St at about 3:15 p.m. Monday. The victim, who has not been identified, was taken to an area hospital where he died from his injuries.
Police told WJAR-TV that the stabbing stemmed from some sort of domestic disturbance which started at another location in Providence.
Following the stabbing, authorities say Spardello fled to Tobey Street where he held a resident hostage for hours until police were able to get inside the building.
"They were able to breach open the door, a taser was deployed, the suspect was taken into custody and there are no injuries," said Providence Police Maj. Michael Correira.
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Police say Spardello is facing multiple domestic charges. It's unclear what other charges he is facing.
The investigation is ongoing.