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Savile 'groomed the nation'

Two separate reports have revealed how Jimmy Savile was "a prolific, predatory sex offender" who could have been prosecuted for offences against at least three victims while he was alive.

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Police: Jimmy Savile 'groomed a nation'

Met Commander Peter Spindler says Jimmy Savile groomed a nation. He admits it will be disappointing for victims that he wasn't prosecuted while alive.

Savile's victims were aged from eight to 47-years-old. 80% were female, 73% were children.

Police say there was no evidence that Savile was part of a paedophile ring.

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