The four officers involved in the case which was deemed a "missed opportunity" to investigate Jimmy Savile will not face misconduct charges after investigators agreed they had "no case to answer".
Sussex Police said that the Independent Police Complaints Commission had agreed with a previous decision that no misconduct charges needed to be addressed and confirmed the officers were not suspended during the investigation and continue to work as operational CID officers.
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