Columbia man dies after suffering stab wound last week in North Columbia

Updated: Jul. 13, 2018 at 11:42 PM EDT
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COLUMBIA, SC (AP) - The Columbia Police Department is searching for a suspect wanted for murder in connection to a stabbing that happened last Sunday.

Rodney Stewart, 33, passed away from injuries he received when he was stabbed in the upper body, according to officials.

The incident occurred on the 2400 block of Kent Street on July 8.

Officers arrived at the scene and found Stewart outside a home with serious injuries.

Officers provided medical attention immediately until EMS arrived and took Stewart to a local hospital.

He was pronounced dead at the hospital on Friday. An autopsy is scheduled for Saturday.

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