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Savile officers face inquiry

Two Sussex Police detectives who dealt with a sex abuse claim against Jimmy Savile in 2008 have been referred to the police watchdog.

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CPS admitted 'missed chance' to charge Savile

Earlier this year, the CPS admitted this was a missed chance to charge Savile while he was alive, because victims were not taken seriously enough.

Alison Levitt QC found that "had the police and prosecutors taken a different approach" prosecutions could have been possible in relation to three victims.

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