Ian Watkins

Ex-Lostprophets Singer Ian Watkins Faces Charge Of Illegally Possessing Phone In Prison


Former Lostprophets vocalist Ian Watkins appeared in court today via video link from the high-security HM Prison Wakefield in Wakefield, England. He appeared to answer to a charge of illegally possessing a phone in his cell between the period of March 04th-10th last year.

Watkins pled not guilty to the offense and is now set to stand trial starting on August 05th. Watkins has been serving a 35 year sentence for various child sex related crimes, having been found guilty back in 2013.

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Since his imprisonment, there was a police inquiry regarding the police’s lack of response to initial tips about his criminal activities and allegations that Watkins had been grooming a woman from jail.

[via BBC]

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