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Lostprophets' Ian Watkins sentenced to 35 years

The former lead singer of the Lost Prophets rock band, Ian Watkins, has been sentenced to 35 years for child sex offences.

The 36-year-old from Pontypridd, pleaded guilty to 13 child sex offences at Cardiff Crown Court in November.

He will spend 29 years of his sentence in jail with the remaining six on licence.

Hywel Griffith reports.

  • 18 Dec 2013
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