Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins was sentenced today (Dec. 18) after pleading guilty to a total of 13 offenses, most of which revolve around child sex crimes. Watkins admitted to the most heinous and disturbing crimes in rock history, and for his despicable acts, the singer has been sentenced to 29 years in prison and an additional 6 years on extended license (probation). He will not be eligible for parole until he has served at least two-thirds of his sentence.
On Nov. 26, Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins pleaded guilty to a disturbing number of sex crimes. Many of these crimes involved children, two of which involved infants who were willingly victimized by their own mothers, who were "superfans" of Lostprophets. The band has kept relatively quiet since Watkins' guilty plea, but over the holiday weekend, Lostprophets released an official statement on their former singer.
Yesterday (Nov. 26), former Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins pleaded guilty to 11 counts of various sex crimes, most of which involved children. The unbelievably graphic and predatory nature of Watkins' crimes has shocked rock fans worldwide, but in a new update, an ex-girlfriend of Watkins claims that she had warned police in 2008 that the singer "wanted to abuse children."
Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins has pleaded guilty to numerous child sex offenses. Watkins' UK trial for a large number of sex crimes was scheduled to begin this week, but Watkins shocked the court by pleading guilty to numerous charges just as the trial was set to begin, with jurors having been warned they were about to see some graphic and disturbing evidence.
Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins has reportedly been placed on suicide watch while being held at Parc Prison in Wales. Watkins has been charged with a number of horrific crimes, including charges of sexually assaulting an infant. The singer is now attempting to be relocated from Parc Prison to a psychiatric hospital.
Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins was charged with a number of child sex offenses in December 2012, resulting in one of the most disturbing rock stories ever. Nearly six months after first being taken into police custody, Watkins has finally issued a personal public statement about the charges, maintaining his innocence in reaction to the heinous allegations brought against him.
Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins was arrested in December of last year for multiple child sex charges, one of which includes conspiracy to rape a 1-year-old girl. These heinous allegations have landed Watkins in jail, where the vocalist has spent the last three months. Watkins appeared in a UK court today (March 11) via video link, and the singer's camp has finally released an official statement regarding the charges brought against him.
Lostprophets frontman Ian Watkins will remain behind bars after the Cardiff Crown Court denied his appeal for bail Thursday (Jan. 10). The Mirror reports that the singer, who was arrested late last year for alleged sex offenses relating to minors, appeared via video link from Parc Prison in Bridgend and Judge Eleri Reese denied his plea.