Jimmy Savile Sexual Abuse Scandal Sir Jimmy Savile, OBE pictured in Mumbai, India in 1992. The disc jockey and radio and TV personality was “Running around the world”, raising money for Stoke Mandeville and other charities.Savile, is at the centre of numerous allegations of child abuse. He died at the age of 84 on 29 October 2011 and was buried in Scarborough, where he had had a home for 40 years, a week later.The allegations he had abused children were first aired in an ITV documentary on 3 October.A senior Scotland Yard detective described Savile as a “predatory sex offender,"

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Jimmy Savile Sexual Abuse ScandalSir Jimmy Savile, OBE pictured in Mumbai, India in 1992. The disc jockey and radio and TV personality was “Running around the world”, raising money for Stoke Mandeville and other charities.Savile, is at the centre of numerous allegations of child abuse. He died at the age of 84 on 29 October 2011 and was buried in Scarborough, where he had had a home for 40 years, a week later.The allegations he had abused children were first aired in an ITV documentary on 3 October.A senior Scotland Yard detective described Savile as a “predatory sex offender” who had a “predilection” for young girls.Photograph by: GLYN GENIN