(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.
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.