Lostprophets Singer Ian Watkins Faces Child Sex Abuse Allegations
According to the U.K.’s The Independent, Lostprophets vocalist Ian Watkins is in custody after being accused of conspiring with a woman to rape a 1-year-old girl.
On top of that, he is accused of “two incidents of conspiring to engage in sexual touching with two young children; possessing, making and distributing indecent images; and possessing ‘extreme’ animal pornography.”
Watkins’ legal representative has said his client will deny the charges.
Senior investigating officer Detective Inspector Peter Doyle has put a call out for any information regarding the case. “Safeguarding children involved in such cases is always a high priority, and as such measures have already been taken,” he said in a statement.
Anyone with information can contact the Operation Globe incident room at 0800 056 0154 or the NSPCC at 0800 389 5347.
Alert to All Users of the Disqus commenting system: Because of a recent global security issue, the Disqus website recommends that all users change their Disqus passwords. Here’s a URL about the issue: http://engineering.disqus.com/2014/04/10/heartbleed.html