Investigation into handling of child sex allegations against Sir Edward Heath

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) is investigating allegations concerning Wiltshire Police’s handling of an alleged claim of child sexual abuse made in the 1990s against former Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath.

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Allegations continue against Sir Edward Heath

Officers from Kent Police have confirmed to ITV News they have received a report of a sexual assault committed in East Kent in the 1960s

The alleged victim has named Sir Edward Heath in connection with the allegation.

Detectives said they are making initial enquiries, and will obtain a full account from the individual who made the report.

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