Tim Lambesis, lead vocalist for Californian metalcore band As I Lay Dying has been taken into custody and is facing accusations of plotting to have his wife murdered.
Accoring to news reports, Lambesis apperently sought the assistance of an undercover detective to commit the murder. He was taken into custody on Tuesday in Oceanside, California. San Diego Sherrif’s department were working on a tip they received that Lambesis was attempting to have someone commit the slaying. He apperentlly contacted the detective on May 2nd. The couple are currently estranged.
His record label or anyone associated with the band have not released a statement at press time. It is unclear if Lambesis has retained an attorney.