More Savile Connections To Be Investigated

Nineteen more hospitals are to be investigated over possible links to serial sex attacker Jimmy Savile.

The government have announced that reports will be produced on a further 19 hospitals known to have been visited by the late DJ and presenter. Those reports are expected to be delivered in June next year.

It brings the total number of hospitals under investigation to 32.


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