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Tim Lambesis Arrested Over Murder Plot
Laurie Tuffrey , May 8th, 2013 08:55

The As I Lay Dying singer has been taken into custody over an alleged planned killing of his estranged wife

Tim Lambesis, the frontman of San Diego heavy metallers As I Lay Dying, was arrested yesterday over claims that he had instigated a plot to kill his former wife, report Reuters.

Police arrested him in Oceanside, a city near San Diego, on charges that he had enlisted a undercover detective to have his estranged wife Meggan, who filed papers to dissolve their marriage last year, killed.

Jan Caldwell, a spokesperson for San Diego County Sheriff's Department, said: "The information came to us late last week. We acted quickly on it. I believe that we averted a great tragedy."

As I Lay Dying recently completed a tour of Asia and are currently scheduled to play dates in the U.S. later this month.

We'll update the story as soon as we have more details.

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