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BBC's Savile abused children as young as eight

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Late BBC presenter Jimmy Savile was a predatory sex offender who abused children as young as eight over more than 50 years, using his fame and eccentricity to hide "in plain sight", British police said Friday. 

Then BBC television presenter Jimmy Saville celebrates the queen's Golden Jubilee at Buckingham Palace on June 4, 2002. Police have said that Savile was a predatory sex offender whose victims were as young as eight and who preyed on children and adults in hospitals and even a hospice.

A three-month investigation with child protection experts found that Savile, one of the biggest TV stars in Britain in the 1970s and 1980s, took every opportunity to abuse young girls, boys and adult women across the country.

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