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Man charged over Hank Williams Jr guitar theft

Hank Williams Jr
Image caption Hank Williams Jr won a Grammy Award for best country collaboration with vocals in 1989

A man has been charged with the theft of a guitar belonging to country singer Hank Williams Jr, police in Nashville, Tennessee have told the Associated Press (AP) news agency.

Worth $15,000 (£9,500), the custom-made 1968 Les Paul guitar vanished from the musician's cabin in July 2010.

Hank Williams Jr is the son of country pioneer Hank Williams.

Adam Dale Broach, of Notasulga, Alabama, was arrested on Sunday 20 May by the Pike County's Sheriff's office.

He has been charged with first-degree theft of property, AP reported.

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