Saddleworth Moor

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...

Here's What Happened In The Mysterious Man On The Moor Case

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 15.03.2017 | UK

A new documentary airing Wednesday takes a fresh look on the case of the “Man on the Moor” - a mystery man found dead on a moor after suffering po...

Mystery Of Unknown Man Found Poisoned On Moor Is Finally Solved

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 26.01.2017 | UK

The mystery of an unknown man who was found dead on a moor with poison in his body more than a year ago has finally been solved. The man, dubbed Neil ...

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...

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.

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...

Why Write a Novel About HER?

Jean Rafferty | Posted 05.09.2012 | Home
Jean Rafferty

Why did you write a novel about her? About Myra Hindley, a woman who killed children? It's the question I'm most frequently asked about my novel, Myra, Beyond Saddleworth, and is both hard and easy to answer. The material was dark and disturbing, and many people can't understand why a writer would persevere with it. But that's the point. Unless we look, really look at the terrible things human beings do to each other, we have no chance of understanding how and why they happen.

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...