Keith Bennett

Letters From a Killer

Brendan Pittaway | Posted 30.08.2013 | UK
Brendan Pittaway

I began my career in journalism with a number of ambitions. They did not include striking up a correspondence with a serial killer. Yet little over a year into my first posting, with a leading freelance news agency, I was asked to become the point of contact for a man whose very name continues to anger and unsettle...

Documentary Could Shed Light On Where Keith Bennet Is Buried

PA | Posted 16.06.2013 | UK

A documentary on the life of Moors murderers Ian Brady and Myra Hindley could shed new light on the bid to find the remains of victim Keith Bennett. ...

Moors Murderer's Advocate Escapes Charges Over Keith Bennett Letter

PA | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK

Moors murderer Ian Brady's mental health advocate will not be charged over allegations she failed to tell the police about a letter which may have rev...

A Moors Murderer, Resuscitation and Medical Certainty

Helen Gaskell | Posted 22.12.2012 | UK
Helen Gaskell

Brady and his crimes, of course, stir up strong emotions and continuing interest from law enforcement. Only in August, Ms Powell was arrested after telling the makers of a television documentary that Brady had sent her a letter to be given after his death to Winifred Johnson, the mother of Keith Bennett, the only one of his victims whose body has still not been found.

Could Saddleworth Spade Help Find Victim Of Moors Murderers?

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.11.2012 | UK

Tests have been carried out on a spade found buried on Saddleworth Moor to establish whether it has any connection to the Moors murders. It was hop...

Should Ian Brady Be Allowed To Die

Felicity A Morse | Posted 24.10.2012 | UK
Felicity A Morse

Arguments to 'bring back the death penalty' and 'not give Brady what he wants' are flawed by their motivation. Hanging a noose round Brady's neck or shoving a tube into Brady's stomach just because we're angry isn't good enough. Emotion should never be given a place in law.

A Moors Murderer, a Mother and Grief Unabated

Brendan Pittaway | Posted 20.10.2012 | UK
Brendan Pittaway

The tragic news of the death of Winifred Johnson, the mother of Keith Bennett, brings closure to a life of peculiar torment but not an end to one of the most notorious episodes in British criminal history.

Ian Brady Documentary To Go After Winnie Johnson's Death

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.08.2012 | UK

A TV documentary about Moors murderer Ian Brady will air on Monday with the approval of Winnie Johnson's family, Channel 4 has confirmed. Mrs Johns...

Family Of Keith Bennett Urge Ian Brady To Reveal Body's Whereabouts

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.08.2012 | UK

Ian Brady has been told by the family of Keith Bennett to "do the decent thing" following the death of Bennett's mother, Winnie Johnson. The Moors...

Ian Brady 'Waved Away' Officers Without Uttering One Word

PA | Posted 18.08.2012 | UK

Moors Murderer Ian Brady refused to co-operate with police when they launched a covert operation nine years ago to find the body of Keith Bennett. ...

Moors Murders: Winnie Johnson Dies Without Knowing Where Her Son Is Buried

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.08.2012 | UK

The mother of Moors Murders victim Keith Bennett has died without knowing where her son is buried. According to her lawyer, Winnie Johnson, 78, fin...

Ian Brady Letter 'Was Given Back To Killer'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.08.2012 | UK

Ian Brady's mental health advocate has told police she gave a letter in which he apparently reveals the location of one of his victims back to him, so...

Keith Bennett's Body May Never Be Found On Desolate Moor

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.08.2012 | UK

Even if Ian Brady's letter reveals the exact location of Keith Bennett's body, the chances of finding the remains of the 12-year-old on the desolate M...

Ian Brady 'Reveals Location' Of 12-Year-Old's Body

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.08.2012 | UK

Moors murderer Ian Brady is thought to have revealed where one of his victims, 12-year-old Keith Bennett, is buried. Police are investigating wheth...

Ian Brady Goes Back To Psychiatric Unit After Suffering Seizure

Posted 04.07.2012 | UK

Moors murderer Ian Brady has been discharged from hospital after he suffered a seizure and became 'acutely unwell', a spokesman for his psychiatric un...

Latest Update On Moors Murderer Brady's Health

PA | Posted 02.09.2012 | UK

Moors Murderer Ian Brady has spent a second night in a general hospital, officials confirmed today. The serial killer was admitted to Fazakerley Ho...

Moors Murderer Ian Brady To Have Public Mental Health Tribunal

PA | Posted 09.03.2012 | UK

Moors Murderer Ian Brady will have his mental health tribunal hearing held in public this summer, a judge has ruled. The hearing, only the second t...

Mother Of Brady Victim Wants To Face Moors Murderer At Public Mental Health Tribunal

PA | Posted 10.02.2012 | UK

The mother of Moors murder victim Keith Bennett says she hopes to come "face-to-face" with her son's killer after a judge ruled Ian Brady will have hi...