Police confirm victim from weekend stabbing has died

Jasper Williams (Photo courtesy: Alecia Williams)

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Police confirmed late Thursday night that the victim of a stabbing on Saturday has succumbed to his injuries.

Jasper Williams, 24, of East Providence, died after James Stevens, 29, stabbed him and left him with ‘significant injuries,’ according to police.

Stevens is now wanted for the murder of Williams.

Police are still searching for Stevens and believe he is operating a white Jeep Grand Cherokee with an RI registration of JH-259.

Anyone with information is asked to call East Providence Police.