Was Necrophilia the Worst Thing Jimmy Savile Did?

The Sydney Morning Herald’s headline is quite sickening: “Jimmy Savile claimed to have performed sex acts on dead bodies, investigators say.” But I think the reported crimes in the article are actually worse than the headline. Savile, one of the biggest TV stars in Britain in the 1970s and 1980s, was responsible for a litany of rape and sexual abuse in National Health Service institutions over at least five decades until 2009, according to 28 official reports covering the institutions involved. Read more […]