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September 22, 2015: Daytime Emmy Winner Charged with Attempted Murder

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A Studio City man has been arraigned on charges that he stabbed his roommate, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.

Deputy District Attorney Elan Carr said Andre Salamán Bautista (dob 10/21/78) pleaded not guilty yesterday to one count of attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon.

Bail for Bautista was set at $550,000 and a bail motion hearing is scheduled for Sept. 24 in Department 122 of the Los Angeles County Superior Court, Van Nuys Branch.

Case LA081744 was filed on Sept. 10. Bautista, who won a Daytime Emmy under the name Andre Bauth, is accused of stabbing his roommate on Sept. 8, the prosecutor said.

Bautista surrendered at the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City on Sept. 17.

If convicted as charged, the defendant faces a possible maximum sentence of 13 years in state prison.

The case remains under investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department, North Hollywood Station.