The charges against Klein came down late last month, just hours after the band unexpectedly announced it was parting ways with the guitarist.
The founding member of the Florida pop punk band was originally arraigned on December 12, 2013 at San Luis Obispo Superior Court, pleading not guilty to multiple felony charges.
Timothy Peter Lambesis, singer for As I Lay Dying, plead guilty today to one felony count of soliciting another to commit the murder. The metal singer faces as much as 9 years in state prison.
Using court transcripts and in-court appearances, we compile the murder-for-hire case against As I Lay Dying’s former frontman Tim Lambesis.
“When asked how important Frances Bean’s well-being is to the defendant, her lip began to quiver and she teared up, avowing, ‘It’s the most important thing,’” SPIN reports.
“We’re not a gang, we’re a family,” says ICP member Shaggy 2 Dope.
While a majority of those arrested were given summonses or charged with misdemeanors, 10 have been tagged with felony offenses, primarily for selling drugs to undercover cops.