Lostprophets frontman guilty on sex charges

Last updated 07:02 27/11/2013
Ian Watkins
Getty Images
GUILTY: Ian Watkins, the frontman of the Lostprophets, has pleaded guilty on a series of sexual offences.

Relevant offers

Europe

Hacker claims he stole from Wikileaks UK brothers jailed for attending terror camp Stricken freighter has 700 illegal immigrants on board Internet shares gift of Prince George photo NATO concerned by Russian forces in Crimea Passengers give frozen Siberian plane a push Report: Lee Rigby's murder not preventable Portugal ex-PM charged with corruption Swiss museum accepts Nazi-era art trove Women are 'not equal to men': Turkish president

The former lead singer of British rock band Lostprophets has pleaded guilty to a series of sexual offences, including trying to rape a baby.

Ian Watkins, 36, was arrested last December and charged with more than 20 offences, including raping a baby, conspiring to sexually assault a child and making indecent images.

He had denied the charges but changed his plea today at Cardiff Crown Court and admitted 11 offences, including sexually touching a 1-year-old, encouraging a groupie to abuse her child and making child pornography.

Watkins will be sentenced on December 18.

Lostprophets - which formed in 1997 and had a chart-topping album in 2006 with "Liberation Transmission" - announced it was disbanding after Watkins' arrest.

Ad Feedback

- AP

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content