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Jimmy Savile abuse inquiry widened by police

Police have announced they are widening their inquiry into alleged child abuse by the late BBC presenter Sir Jimmy Savile.

Detectives said they have established lines of inquiry involving living people that now require formal investigation.

More than 200 potential victims have been identified and over 400 lines of inquiry are now being investigated.

The children's charity, the NSPCC, say they think Jimmy Savile could have been one of the most prolific sex offenders they have ever identified.

Nick Higham reports.

  • 19 Oct 2012
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