Reg Traviss, 35, the former boyfriend of singer Amy Winehouse, has been charged with two counts of rape.
According to BBC News, Traviss was charged with two counts of rape and was arrested on April 5 by the Metropolitan Police in relation to an allegation of rape believed to have taken place between December 29, 2011, and January 1, 2012.
Rebecca Mundy, a lawyer in the CPS London rape and serious sexual offences unit, confirmed she had authorized police to charge Traviss with the crime.
Traviss is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court on July 17th.
Amy, who consistently mourned the labors of love in her music, passed away in July 2011 from an alcohol overdose.