As with thousands of other men in Leeds at the time, he may at some time have been approached by detectives on the investigation.
What is without doubt is that Savile was clearly not the Yorkshire Ripper.
Jimmy Savile was questioned as a suspect by police investigating the Yorkshire Ripper, according to a retired police officer.
Jimmy Savile's nephew has spoken of the emotional turmoil his family is going through in the wake of the sex abuse allegations.
A colleague of Jimmy Savile allegedly raped a woman on BBC premises in 1970, ITV News has been told.