Lostprophets singer sentence on child sex abuse charges

Ian Watkins, formerly of Lostprophets, was sentenced last week to 35 years in prison for various charges including  conspiring to rape a child, three counts of sexual assault involving children; seven involving taking, making or possessing indecent images of children; and one of possessing an extreme pornographic image involving a sex act on an animal. He further admitted attempted rape and sexual assault on a child under 13. Sentenced along with Watkins were two co-defendants – mothers of some of the children he assaulted, who were sentence to 14 and 17 years in prison respectively.