Former Lostprophets frontman Ian Watkins was sentenced to 29 years in prison plus 6 years probation late last year on a number of child sex offenses, but at the time of the sentencing police were still investigating additional allegations. It turns out that the investigation has led to a surprising arrest.
We're not quite sure how to react to this, because a decision like this is pretty insane. Although we can't 100-percent confirm that this is real, it seems like someone has tattooed the mugshot of disgraced Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins onto their skin.
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' trial for a large number of sex crimes was scheduled to begin this week, but having "furiously denied" the alleged offenses in the past, Watkins shocked the court by pleading guilty before the trial officially started.
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.
One of the most shocking stories of 2012 is certainly the arrest of Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins for numerous counts of child sex charges. The news of Watkins' multiple charges broke two weeks ago, and the singer finally appeared in court on Dec. 31, where he was ordered to remain in police custody until March 11.
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