Providence man facing murder charge in deadly stabbing

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Courtesy Providence Police Department

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE)- A Providence man is facing murder charges after stabbing his roommate last summer, according to the Rhode Island Attorney General’s Office.

Marcus Jones, 31, of Providence, was indicted by a Providence County Grand Jury last week, with one count of murder and one count of conspiracy in the death of Kenneth McClain, according to the Attorney General’s Office.

On August 16 police responded to reports of a stabbing on Superior St. According to police, when they arrived they saw McClain collapse on to the kitchen floor because of his injuries. He was immediately transported to Rhode Island Hospital, where he later died.

Jones was arrested on August 17 and charged with one count of domestic felony assault. After McClain died, Jones was charged with one count of domestic homicide.

He is being held at the ACI.


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