A general view showing flowers left on the grave of British TV host and Disc Jockey Jimmy Savile in Woodlands Cemetery, Scarborough, England, after the headstone was removed overnight at the request of Savile's family.
. For decades, Jimmy Savile was a fixture on British television — an eccentric, aggressively jocular host of children's shows and a tireless charity fundraiser. A year after he died, aged 84 and honored as Sir Jimmy, several women have come forward to claim he was also a sexual predator and serial abuser of underage girls.
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he headstone at the grave of a British children’s television host has been removed after police said Jimmy Savile may have sexually assaulted more than 20 girls over a 40-year period. Funeral director Robert Morphit said this week that Savile’s family had asked him to remove the stone to “protect the dignity and sanctity” of the cemetery.