Christian Metal Singer Tim Lambesis Posts Bail

The As I Lay Dying frontman is no longer in jail

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    Tim Lambesis of "As I Lay Dying" appears in a Vista courtroom on charges of solicitation of murder - May 9, 2013.

    Tim Lambesis, a local musician accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill his estranged wife, posted bail on Tuesday, according to law enforcement officials.

    The As I Lay Dying frontman faced a $2 million bail. It is unknown if he paid in full or used a bail bond.

    Local Musician Arrested in Murder-for-Hire Plot

    A readiness hearing that was scheduled for Thursday morning was rescheduled for June 26 on a request from Lambesis’ lawyer. Officials have not revealed what time he posted bail on Thursday.

    The singer of the Grammy-nominated Christian metal band was arrested on May 7 in Oceanside. Prosecutors allege that Lambesis approached someone from his gym on Apr. 23 and asked if the person knew anyone who could kill his wife.

    Bailed Lowered to $2 Million for Accused Singer

    [DGO] Bailed Lowered to $2 Million for Accused Singer
    A local musician accused of trying to hire a hitman to kill his estranged wife will remain in jail on $2 million bail. NBC 7's Diana Guevara reports.

    Meggan Lambesis lives in Del Mar with the couple’s three adopted children ages, 4, 8 and 10. Court documents reveal she had filed for divorce in September 2012 to end the couple’s 8-year marriage.

    The metal rocker was motivated because he felt it would be better for his three children to have a healthy relationship with one parent, prosecutors alleged in court earlier this month.

    Friend of Lambesis Stunned by Accusation

    [DGO] Friend of Lambesis Stunned by Accusation
    Paul Waroff who knew famous rocker Tim Lambsesis said he was surprised the musician has been accused of murder.

    If convicted, Lambesis faces a maximum sentence of nine years behind bars.

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