Moors Murders

BBC Apologises For 'Guess The Identity' Song Segment About Moors Murderer Ian Brady

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 22.05.2017 | UK

The BBC has apologised after a local radio station aired a ‘guess the identity’ slot about Moors murderer Ian Brady. During the Sunday morning sho...

Moor Murderer Wanted To Be Cremated To Music About Man's Murder Fantasy

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 20.05.2017 | UK

Moors Murderer Ian Brady reportedly asked in his will for his cremated ashes to be scattered in Glasgow’s River Clyde and for money raised from publ...

Moors Murderer Ian Brady’s Body Released From Police Guard

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK

The body of Moors Murderer Ian Brady has been released after it was confirmed his ashes will not be scattered on Saddleworth Moor. The remains of th...

Racist Letter From Moors Murderer Ian Brady Removed From eBay

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK

A letter written by Moors murderer Ian Brady from behind bars has been removed from sale by online auction site eBay. The document penned by the child...

Ian Brady’s Murderous Soulmate Myra Hindley ‘Was As Ruthless As I Was’

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK

Chilling details of the intense love affair between Moors Murderers Ian Brady and Myra Hindley have been revealed for the first time. Brady, who died ...

Ian Brady’s Ashes Must Not Be Scattered On Saddleworth Moor Rules Coroner

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.05.2017 | UK

The body of Moors Murderer Ian Brady will not be released until assurances have been given that his ashes will not be scattered on Saddleworth Moor. S...

The 5 Children Murdered During Ian Brady And Myra Hindley’s Reign Of Terror

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.05.2017 | UK

Ian Brady, a mass murderer who sexually tortured his young victims before killing them, died on Monday. Brady, along with his accomplice Myra Hindley,...

The Mystery Letter Which Could Reveal Where Ian Brady’s Last Victim Keith Bennett Is Buried

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.05.2017 | UK

Clues as to where the body of tragic Moors Murder victim Keith Bennett rests could lie in a missing letter written by Ian Brady. Brady died at the age...

The Moors Murders Case 'Will Never Close', Despite Ian Brady's Death, Greater Manchester Police Say

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 16.05.2017 | UK

The Moors Murders case will never be closed, despite the death of Ian Brady, Greater Manchester Police has said. After spending more than five decade...

Moors Murderer Ian Brady Dies Aged 79

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 16.05.2017 | UK

Moors murderer Ian Brady has died at the age of 79, it has been confirmed. Brady has been in high security psychiatric hospital in Merseyside receivin...

Moors Murderer Ian Brady ‘At Death’s Door’

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.05.2017 | UK

Moors murderer Ian Brady is said to be at death’s door and in the care of nurses specialising in end-of-life care. Brady, 79, was jailed for life in...

Moors Murderer Ian Brady Boasts Of Former ‘Posh Lifestyle’ And Cooking With Ronnie Kray In Jail Letters

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.03.2017 | UK

These never-before-seen letters show Moors Murderer Ian Brady reminiscing about life before jail - including sailing trips with Myra Hindley. Brady, n...

Moors Murderer Ian Brady Hints Shotgun Found Near Suspected Burial Site Of Keith Bennett Is His

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.02.2017 | UK

Moors Murderer Ian Brady has hinted that a shotgun unearthed near the suspected burial site of one of his victims could be his. The antique Eibar doub...

Ian Brady In 'Unique' Legal Fight To Chose Lawyer For Hearing

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK

Ian Brady, the Moors murderer, is launching a “totally unique” High Court fight for the right to have the lawyer of his choice representing him at...

Moors Murderer Ian Brady ‘Hopes For Another Jihadist Attack On Britain’

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.05.2016 | UK

Chilling insights into the mind of Moors Murderer Ian Brady have been revealed via a series of letters written from his cell at Ashworth Hospital. The...

Moors Murderer Ian Brady ‘Finally Reveals Where Keith Bennett Is Buried’

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.11.2016 | UK

A close confidante of Moors Murderer Ian Brady says the ailing killer has revealed to him where the body of 12-year-old Keith Bennett lies. Brady and ...

Moors Murderer's Missing Victim: 'Fresh Search' Claims 'Untrue'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK

Claims a new search is about to begin for the only victim of the Moors Murderers whose body was never found have been rubbished, as his family urge pe...

Taxpayers Foot £450,000 Bill For Ian Brady Action

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK

Moors murderer Ian Brady's failed bid to be transferred into a prison cost an NHS trust £200,000 in legal fees. The 75-year-old, whose own costs ...

Inside the Mind of the Moors Murderer, Ian Brady

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK
Dr Raj Persaud

The press have reported Ian Brady is providing his first public explanation for why he murdered five children in the 1960s, in evidence to a mental health review tribunal. Brady, it is reported, has requested the transfer to be allowed to kill himself by starvation. But is he truly bent on suicide, or is this all a charade to get media attention?

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...

Ian Brady: 'I've Killed Four More'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK

A letter in which Moors Murderer Ian Brady claims to have killed four more people has been published for the first time. In the seven page letter, ...

'If I Interact With The TV, Tony Blair Or Something, This Is Seen As Psychosis'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.06.2013 | UK

Moors murderer Ian Brady has revealed how he talks to himself in his cell, as he spoke publicly for the first time in nearly 50 years. Brady, 75,...

'Hunger Striking' Ian Brady, Moors Murderer, Makes Himself Toast Everyday, Says Nurse

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK

"Hunger-striking" Moors murderer Ian Brady makes himself toast every morning, according to his charge nurse. Mark Sheppard, Brady's charge nurse at...

Ian Brady Only Comes Out Of Room At Night

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK

Moors murderer Ian Brady only comes out of his room at night and shuns contact with others believing them beneath him - but also fears them, a mental ...

'Existential Exercises That Were Petty Compared To Politicians'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK

Infamous child-killer, Ian Brady, has called his crimes an "existential exercise" that are "petty" compared to politicians' and soldiers' conduct duri...