Marine veteran sentenced to life for stabbing, killing California construction worker: ‘Craved the taste of blood’


A  Marine veteran was sentenced to life in prison without parole on Wednesday for stabbing a construction worker to death in Oceanside, Calif.

Mikhail Schmidt, 33, claimed a secret government agency made him kill 37-year-old Jacob Bravo, a plumber in training, on March 8, 2017. He was found guilty of first-degree murder. Jurors also determined that Schmidt committed the act after lying in wait, which made him ineligible for parole.

Schmidt killed Bravo because he “craved the taste of blood,” he said in a video confession to police, according to NBC San Diego.

Schmidt served six tours in…


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