Prosecutors say the lead singer of the band As I Lay Dying, WHO is defendant of attempting to rent somebody to kill his unloved married person, bimanual associate envelope containing $1,000 in money to associate hole-and-corner officer, beside directions, a photograph, an address, security gate codes associated dates once he would have an alibi, The Associated Press reportable.
Those details emerged in court in prospect, Calif., on Th because the singer, Tim Lambesis, 32, pleaded guiltless to charges of solicitation of murder. A decide set bail at $3 million.
Claudia Grasso, a deputy point of entry County public prosecutor, told the court that the detective, known solely as Red, had recorded man. Lambesis as he explicit he needed his married person slain. additionally, the singer is claimed to own double within the last month told a person at his athletic facility that he was longing for associate assassin, querulous that his married person had created it onerous for him to go to their 3 adopted kids.
But a lawyer, Anthony Salerno, told The Associated Press that man. Lambesis ne'er meant for his domestic partner, Meggan, to be injured. She lives in Encinitas, Calif., close to Oceanside, wherever he was in remission on weekday. “Law social control was being fed one thing by somebody that I powerfully believe was a snitch, was intent on save his own skin and was turn things up,” Mr. Salerno aforementioned.
Mr. Lambesis faces up to 9 years in jail if guilty. He aforementioned nothing in court, that was full of his supporters.
Ms. Grasso aforementioned the singer wise his married person in associate e-mail whereas he was on the road last year that he needed to finish the connection which he not believed in God. Meggan Lambesis later learned that her husband had been unfaithful to her with “a string of girls,” Ms. Grasso value-added.
In divorce papers filed in point of entry County last fall, Meggan Lambesis aforementioned her husband had become smitten by workout, appeared extraordinarily distracted around his kids, and spent thousands of greenbacks on tattoos. She aforementioned he had become associate do-nothing father throughout the months before their breakup, citing an occurrence during which he fell asleep once he was purported to be observance his kids at a swimming bath.
Ms. Grasso asked the judicature decide, Martin Staven, to line bail at $20 million, saying Mr. Lambesis remains “substantially impelled to kill his married person.” Bail conditions compel man. Lambesis from contacting his married person or kids.
Mr. Salerno aforementioned he expected man. Lambesis to form bail. The band’s planned thirty-city tour that was to start could 30 in state capital looked unlikely to happen, since the decide dominated that man. Lambesis will leave point of entry County solely to go to his professional person in la.