The former police detective Mark Williams Thomas has confirmed that Jimmy Savile was questioned by police "on more than one occasion" in connection with the Yorkshire Ripper investigation.
But he is eager to stress that it is important to put this questioning in context.
2 of 2 however important to remember #jimmysavile lived close to red light areas & as a result was often seen in the areas.
Important to keep context #jimmysavile knew Yorkshire Ripper , the Krays & other dangerous offenders. He enjoyed knowing these people
Jimmy Savile was questioned as a suspect by police investigating the Yorkshire Ripper, according to a retired police officer.
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