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Arraignment in plumber death at construction site

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VISTA (CBS 8/CNS) - A man accused in the stabbing death of a plumber at a construction site in Oceanside pleaded not guilty Monday to a murder charge and was ordered held on $3 million bail. 
 
Mikhail Schmidt, 30, of Oceanside, was arrested about 5 p.m. Thursday in the 900 block of The Strand, a few blocks from the under-construction home on Windward Way where the victim's body was found about 12 hours earlier, said Oceanside police Lt. Valencia Saadat. 
 
Jacob Laughlin Bravo, 37, was discovered in a trailer on the site in a pool of blood. Police said Bravo's body had "obvious signs of traumatic injury," but a motive for the slaying remains under investigation. 

Schmidt faces 26 years to life in prison if convicted of murder with a knife-use allegation. 

A readiness conference is scheduled for April 10 and a preliminary hearing for May 1.

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