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Lostprophets’ Vocalist Ian Watkins Pleads Guilty To Child Sex Offences

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Rock Sound 26 November 2013 at 14.50

According to various media outlets the singer pleads guilty to a series of child sex offences including the attempted rape of a baby.


It is being widely reported this afternoon that Lostprophets' vocalist Ian Watkins has pleaded guilty to a number of charges put to him at Cardiff Crown Court today.

The prosecuting barrister Chris Clee QC told the court that Watkins "was a determined and committed paedophile." Outside the court, the BBC reports that Detective Chief Inspector Peter Doyle from South Wales Police said: "This investigation has uncovered the most shocking and harrowing child abuse evidence I have ever seen."

The musician, from Pontypridd, will be sentenced on December 18 alongside two women who cannot be named for legal reasons. To read more about this story use this link (be warned, the article contains distressing information about the crimes committed by Watkins).

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