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Arrest Made in March 9th Oceanside Homicide Investigation

Oceanside CA— Yesterday morning, Thursday March 9, 2017, Oceanside Police Dispatch received a 9-1-1 call of a medical aid in the 200 block of Windward Way.  First responders discovered a 37-year-old male victim, identified as Jacob Laughlin Bravo, who had sustained obvious signs of traumatic injury.  Bravo was pronounced deceased at the scene.

On Thursday afternoon at approximately 4:40pm, Oceanside Police received information which led to the identification of a suspect in the murder of Jacob Laughlin Bravo.  Officers located the suspect, identified as Mikhail Schmidt, in the 900 block of The Strand and placed him into custody by 5 p.m.

Schmidt is a 30-year-old white male adult and an Oceanside resident.  Schmidt is believed to be the sole suspect in this homicide investigation.

Due to the on-going investigation, the specific information is not being released at this time.

This was not a gang related incident.  The motive for the crime is still being investigated.