Lostprophets lead singer Ian Watkins charged with sexual offences against children

Ian Watkins, the lead singer of Welsh rock band Lostprophets, has been charged with sexual offences against children, police have confirmed.

The 35-year-old, from Pontypridd, has been charged with conspiracy to engage in sexual activity with a female under 13, and possession/distribution of indecent images of children.

Two women aged 20 and 24, from Doncaster and Bedford respectively, have been charged with similar offences, South Wales police said. All three are due to appear in court.

Police said they were naming the man as Mr Watkins ‘in order to assist their investigation’. Read more...Collapse )

Anyone who doesn't know who the band are may remember Justin Timberlake appeared on their album cover back in 2004.