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Bravo Case Remains on Track for Summer Trial

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Pedro Bravo, charged with the murder of Christian Aguilar, appears for a case management meeting Tuesday. The case remains on schedule for a trial start date of Aug. 4.
Pedro Bravo, charged with the murder of Christian Aguilar, appears for a case management meeting Tuesday. The case remains on schedule for a trial start date of Aug. 4.

The murder trial involving the 2012 death of a University of Florida student remains on track for a summer trial on Aug. 4.

No new issues surfaced at a routine case management meeting held Tuesday involving Pedro Bravo, charged with the first-degree murder and kidnapping of 18-year-old Christian Aguilar of Miami.

Aguilar disappeared the night of Sept. 20, 2012. His body was found on Oct. 12 near Cedar Key.

Judge Ysleta W. McDonald announced the next case management hearing will be held on April 22. A pre-trial conference is scheduled for July 16.

Bravo is being held in the Alachua County jail awaiting trial.

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