PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Police have identified the two men involved in the city’s eighth homicide of 2016.
According to investigators, 46 year-old Daniel Stender was fatally stabbed at a house on Julian Street Friday night.
Police took two people in for questioning at the scene; Saturday afternoon they identified the suspect in the murder as 28 year-old Joshua Rodriguez. Friday was his birthday.
He was arraigned Saturday and charged with murder.
Stender and Rodgriguez were acquaintances, police said, but investigators have not yet determined the motive for the stabbing.