MILFORD, Mass. — A man accused of fatally stabbing another man in a Massachusetts apartment last month has pleaded not guilty to aggravated assault and battery.

The Milford Daily News reports ( ) that Jusselo Dias Dos Reis was arraigned Tuesday in Milford District Court. His attorney didn’t object to the $1 million cash bail set by a clerk magistrate.

Prosecutors say the body of Geraldo Carlos Do Amaral was found in a Milford apartment on July 16. Investigators allege he was stabbed with a kitchen knife by Dos Reis.

The 44-year-old man was arrested in New Jersey two days after the stabbing. Authorities say the case is still under investigation, and the Brazilian native could face additional or higher charges.

Information from: The Milford (Mass.) Daily News,

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