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Started by RankBajin on Oct 29, 2011 2:57:01 PM
Sir Jimmy Savile dies aged 84


  • Kiddly fiddler?
  • Corpse toucher?
  • Other? (please specify)
  • All of the above?

FleurDuMal - 03 Nov 2021 12:12:21 (#17141 of 17198)

Rumours about Savile had been going round Leeds for decades.

StakludKar - 03 Nov 2021 12:31:43 (#17142 of 17198)

poorsod - 30 Oct 2011 01:28:23 ( #167 of 17140)

Gosh. On the BBC website, nearly 50% of the comments posted have been deleted by the mods for one reason or another.

Lawlsie - 03 Nov 2021 15:08:04 (#17143 of 17198)

I remember asking somewhat rhetorically if he'd ever had consensual sex...

Policywatcher - 03 Nov 2021 18:15:38 (#17144 of 17198)

Back on Coogan for a sec, I really rather enjoyed "Saxondale", but I can't think of much else where he successfully amused.

carterbrandon - 03 Nov 2021 19:15:02 (#17145 of 17198)

I liked that too. There was something about his vocal mannerisms and overall wryness that I found strangely familiar from a few non-classical old muso types I've known.

Policywatcher - 03 Nov 2021 19:16:44 (#17146 of 17198)

There seemed to be a type of honesty in there.

It felt less artificially frenetic, and more... heartfelt?

And of course the music...

carterbrandon - 03 Nov 2021 19:17:44 (#17147 of 17198)

And Morwenna Banks being brilliant. That 'did she or didn't she see our sex tape' scene....

Policywatcher - 03 Nov 2021 19:21:48 (#17148 of 17198)

I remember her, though not the scene.

StakludKar - 04 Nov 2021 22:27:21 (#17149 of 17198)

Unexpected sighting of Savile on the news regarding his morturary activities after the conviction for murder and necrophilia of David Fuller who's admitted 100s of offences.

Health Sec has ordered all NHS trusts to review their access to morgues. Leeds St James are supposed to have acted on the Savile activities, but nowhere else.

Cavewoman - 04 Nov 2021 22:47:31 (#17150 of 17198)

Jesus. And he's probably going to spend the rest of his life languishing in a high security prison, at huge expense to the taxpayer. I do wonder, shocking and medieval though this may sound, whether it wouldn't be better to chemically castrate him (using the same treatment that's given before prostate surgery) and, having rid him of the ghastly impulses which he was clearly powerless to control, let him out under supervision. Although he'd probably get lynched unless he were given a new identity. What must have gone on in his mind . . . . makes me shudder.

AdonisBlue - 04 Nov 2021 22:52:18 (#17151 of 17198)

Fuller was just a hospital electrician yet managed to abuse 100s of corpses. When I read about it, like many I guess, I wondered whether any of my dead friends and relatives were ever abused? It's beyond horrible and clearly something needs to be done. We seem to guard our data better than we guard the corpses of our loved ones.

It appears widespread, only yesterday I was as reading about a Lancashire undertaker who'd been caught abusing corpses (and shagging dogs!):

This needs to be raised in parliament and legislation changed.

AdonisBlue - 04 Nov 2021 22:55:03 (#17152 of 17198)

The access undertakers have to corpses is complete. It's a scary thought how widespread this could be. I've met a lot of undertakers as part of my job is inspecting a local crematoria, many do give off very creepy vibes but I always assumed it was just the nature of the job, day in day out dealing with death and grieving relatives.

Cavewoman - 04 Nov 2021 22:56:29 (#17153 of 17198)

Legislation changed in what way? It's already wildly illegal.

AdonisBlue - 04 Nov 2021 22:59:36 (#17154 of 17198)

I dunno, some way of preventing this happening so easily, I'm quite sure it's possible if those who know about morgues and undertakers were involved. If possible make solo access to corpses impossible or very difficult? Cameras in morgues etc. There are ways, although none will be fool proof I think starting by acknowledging this is happening is step 1.

Or we could just leave things as they are and fingers crossed for you and your loved ones.

Tenesmus - 04 Nov 2021 23:24:47 (#17155 of 17198)

<slow handclap>

solomongursky - 04 Nov 2021 23:26:42 (#17156 of 17198)

If possible make solo access to corpses impossible or very difficult?

Fuck all to do with me mate.

Tenesmus - 04 Nov 2021 23:29:19 (#17157 of 17198)

I dunno, all those places to park your bike.

JohnIlly - 04 Nov 2021 23:50:44 (#17158 of 17198)

I'm dubious about the police's intention to tell all the relatives about it. Would you really want to know?

FleurDuMal - 05 Nov 2021 08:38:56 (#17159 of 17198)

I wondered about that. Transparency is generally a good thing, but in this case could do more harm than good.

StakludKar - 05 Nov 2021 11:23:48 (#17160 of 17198)

Do you need a DBS check to work as an undertaker? Grave digging etc used to be one of those jobs people who were ex cons did wasn't it?

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