Jimmy Savile abuse claims

Police say Jimmy Savile was a predatory paedophile. They are investigating complaints from alleged victims dating back to the 1950s.

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Savile producer released on bail

Jimmy Savile Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Jimmy Savile's former BBC radio producer Wilfred De’ath who was arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a well-known British actress has insisted that he is a victim of ‘mistaken identity’.

De’ath, 75, was arrested at his bedsit flat in Cambridge as part of the police investigation into child abuse by Jimmy Savile.

“Now I realise how Lord McAlpine must feel," he said. Mr De’ath, was held for around five hours at a Parkside police station in Cambridge before he was freed on police bail and taken back to his home pending further inquiries.

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