Rocker Accused of Murder Plot

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OCEANSIDE, Calif. —  Police in California say a heavy metal singer was arrested because of allegations he tried to hire a hitman to kill his estranged wife.

According to the San Diego Sheriff’s Department, Tim Lambesis, lead singer for the heavy metal band As I Lay Dying, was taken into custody Tuesday.

Lambesis allegedly thought the person he was hiring was a hitman, when it was actually an undercover detective.

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