Randy Blythe Indicted In Czech Republic

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December 3, 2012 | 8:41pm EST

Heavy rocker Randy Blythe has been officially indicted on a manslaughter charge in the Czech Republic.
The Lamb of God frontman spent a month behind bars in Prague this past summer after he was accused of contributing to the death of a 19-year-old fan by pushing him offstage at a gig in the city in 2010.
He was finally released on 2 August, when he flew home to America and reunited with his group during a festival in Iowa.
Now, according to Czech news outlet Novinky.cz, he has been indicted.
Prosecutors have three months to set a date for the singer’s trial or send the case back for further investigation.
Blythe has previously vowed to return to Prague if a trial is set and fight for his freedom.
In a post-jail interview, he said, “I feel ethically responsible to go back there and face this charge. The family (of the victim) is in a lot of pain, and they deserve some answers. To lose a child is the worst possible thing a human can go through… (but) I want my name cleared. I have to go around the world and tour, you know. That’s what I do. I’m not going to hide here. I’m an innocent man. I’m going to go to court and see what happens.”


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