- Associated Press - Friday, May 20, 2011

LONDON (AP) - Musician Pete Doherty has been jailed for 6 months after pleading guilty to possession of cocaine.

The troubled British rocker was sentenced by an east London court.

He had been arrested by police investigating the death of heiress Robin Whitehead, who died from a suspected drug overdose last year.

The Babyshambles frontman _ who has a history of drug use _ had been due to perform a concert in Scotland Friday evening.

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide