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As I Lay Dying Singer Tim Lambesis Arrested in Murder for Hire Sting

8 May 2013 No Comment

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Tim Lambesis 32,lead singer of popular Christian based Heavy Metal act As I Lay Dying, was arrested Tuesday in Oceanside, CA and charged with 3 Federal counts including- solicitation of another to commit murder and two counts of conspiracy to commit crime, according to the San Diego County sheriff’s department.

“Information came to us last Thursday, we decide to initiate an investigation immediately,” Jan Caldwell, a spokesman for the San Diego sheriff’s department told ABCNews.com. “We worked it around the clock until the arrest was made at 2 p.m. on Tuesday.” Caldwell said that Lambesis was arrested without incident.

On Tuesday, Lambesis solicited an undercover detective to kill his wife Meggan Lambesis,San Diego police said that they received a tip on May 2 that Lambesis was soliciting an individual to kill his estranged wife, who served him with divorce papers in September 2012.

As I Lay Dying were scheduled to tour with Killswitch Engage starting in June in Philadelphia, PA. Not so sure that’s gonna happen now….

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