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Ian Brady - MOORS MURDERS - Handwritten Letter and Envelope (2017)


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The Moors murders were carried out by Ian Brady and Myra Hindley between July 1963 and October 1965, in and around Manchester, England. The victims were five children aged between 10 and 17—Pauline Reade, John Kilbride, Keith Bennett, Lesley Ann Downey and Edward Evans—at least four of whom were sexually assaulted. Two of the victims were discovered in graves dug on Saddleworth Moor; a third grave was discovered there in 1987, more than twenty years after Brady and Hindley's trial. The body of a fourth victim, Keith Bennett, is also suspected to be buried there, but despite repeated searches it remains undiscovered.

The murders were the result of what Malcolm MacCulloch, professor of forensic psychiatry at Cardiff University, called a "concatenation of circumstances". The trial judge, Mr Justice Fenton Atkinson, described Brady and Hindley in his closing remarks as "two sadistic killers of the utmost depravity",

After receiving end-of-life care, Brady died of restrictive pulmonary disease in Ashworth Hospital on 15 May 2017

One page handwritten letter on stationary acting as a brief acknowledgement note. Signed in full and hand dated March 23, 2017 (two months prior to his death). Included is the accompanied handwritten envelope.

Product Code: IBRADY20191E


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