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Ian Watkins at risk from 'inmates looking to make a name'

Singer Ian Watkins could be at risk of attack from fellow inmates inside Wakefield prison, the general secretary of the Prison Officers Association said. The ex-Lostprophets frontman was jailed for 35 years for a string of child sex abuse offences.

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Watkins sentenced to 35 years for sex abuse

Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins has been handed a 35-year-sentence for a string of child sex offences, which the judge said "plumbed new depths of depravity."

Read: Judge blasts Watkins 'sickening and incomprehensible'

Watkins, who shook visibly in the dock at Cardiff Crown court, is now facing:

  • 29 years in jail
  • 6 years on licence

He confessed to 13 offences and was described as a committed and determined paedophile.

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