Murder-for-Hire Charges Dropped Against AC/DC’s Rudd, But Lesser Charges Remain

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Just one day after Phil Rudd, the drummer for AC/DC, was arrested for allegedly attempting to arrange the murders of two men, the main murder-for-hire charge has been dropped.

The crown solicitor of Tauranga, New Zealand, where Rudd was arrested, withdrew the charge due to what he termed “insufficient evidence.” A press release from the office of the crown solicitor, Greg Hollister-Jones, informed Rudd’s lawyers and police of his decision. However, the crown solicitor’s office confirmed to Rolling Stone that Rudd still faces charges for threatening to kill, and for possession of methamphetamine and cannabis >>> http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/murder-for-hire-charge-dropped-against-ac-dcs-phil-rudd-20141106

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