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Man Charged in Providence Crime Spree Held Without Bail

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    Murder Suspect in Custody After Hostage Situation

    A man is in custody following a fatal stabbing and hours-long stand off in Providence, Rhode Island.

    (Published Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017)

    A 28-year-old man accused of killing one person and holding another hostage in Providence has been ordered held without bail.

    Police arrested Nathan Spardello on Tuesday after he allegedly held a man hostage in an apartment in the city's Federal Hill neighborhood during a four-hour standoff with officers.

    Spardello was wanted in the earlier fatal stabbing of 35-year-old Luis Carrillo on Russo Street.

    He's also charged with attacking his wife and other family members on Monday.

    Spardello was arraigned on Wednesday on a spate of charges, including murder.

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