Report: AS I LAY DYING Singer Accused Of Hiring Hitman To Kill Estranged Wife

Tuesday, 7th May 2013

FOX 5 San Diego, is reporting singer Tim Lambesis of San Diego metallers AS I LAY DYING was arrested for allegedly hiring someone to kill his estranged wife.

Lambesis, 32, was taken into custody without incident on Tuesday (May 7) around 2 p.m. at an Oceanside business, according to San Diego Sheriff’s Department.

He was charged with solicitation of another to commit murder of his wife, who resides in Encinitas.

The investigation began after Lambesis contacted an undercover detective on May 2 to kill his wife, according to deputies.

Lambesis was booked into the Vista Detention Facility.

AS I LAY DYING’s most recent album is 2012’s Awakened, which was released via long-time label Metal Blade Records.