The former singer for defunct faux metal band Lostprophets, Ian Watkins, appeared via video in court this afternoon for a pre-trial proceeding.
Watkins, who stood beside the other two unnamed female defendants in his case, is facing 24 different sex offense counts.
Those charges include two counts of raping a one-year-old infant in April of 2012; aiding and abetting another to sexually assault an infant child between August and October of the same year; and possession of bestiality porn.
Watkins’ sick-fuck broad cohorts have already admitted to sexually touching a baby as well as having taken and distributed indecent images of it.
Today, the judge in the case, Eleri Rees, warned potential jurors for Ian’s coming trial that afterwards, they may need counseling because of the horrific nature of the evidence.
“We need to consider what material the jury will be shown,” Rees said.
“There is the possibility that some jury members, having completed the trial may need counseling.”
Watkins, who denies all charges, will be back in court next on November 12 for a case management hearing at Cardiff Crown Court.
He remains in police custody.
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