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VIDEO: Randy Blythe addresses the court

(CBS) – The Prague Municipal Court acquitted Randy Blythe – lead singer of US metal band Lamb of God – of charges over the death of a fan.

It was said that Blythe did not injure him intentionally.

“As I have stated previously, I do not to wish avoid any responsibility. If I felt I was guilty, I would be guilty right now,” Blythe said in court.

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The public prosecutor said he planned to appeal the verdict.

Blythe had been accused of the death of 19-year old Daniel during a concert in Prague in 2010.

According to prosecution, Blythe had pushed him off band’s stage. Daniel fell down and sustained a  severe head injury. He died 14 days later.

The popular singer was facing 5 to 10 years in prison. The prosecution asked for 5 years and financial compensation for the victim’s family.


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