Wednesday, 16 Jan 2019

Police: A Grammy winner forced a woman to submit to sexual servitude

CLAYTON, NC – A Grammy Award-winning music teacher in North Carolina is accused of having used the promises of a singing career to force a student into sexual servitude.

Clayton police said Thursday in a statement that Ivan Hampden Jr., 60, was arrested at his home. He is accused of several counts of sexual servitude and spreading obscenity.

The investigators reported that Hampden had tied up the woman in a back room of her music school and recorded various sexual acts, and then sent video recordings and images of the acts to the victim. They say that the woman in her fifties took singing lessons from 2014 to August. Police said that a member of her family had helped her to contact the police.

We do not know if Hampden has a lawyer.

He received a Grammy Award in 2004 for his work on several R & B shows, including Beyonce and Luther Vandross.

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