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What makes one murder worse than another murder? A criminologist has an equation to work it out

Who’s the worst killer alive in Britain today? What makes one killing more harrowing than any other one? If the end result is death, does it matter how it came to be? 1,098 more words


The Gates of Janus

Perhaps the most notorious serial killer in England’s history is Ian Brady.  Brady and Myra Hindley killed 5 children between 1963 and 1965.  However, the reason for their infamy is that they were both sexual sadists who raped and tortured the children aged 10 – 17.   392 more words

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A candle for Winnie, A candle for Keith

Today, 18th August, is the anniversary of the death in 2012 of Winnie Johnson. Winnie was known throughout England as the mother of Keith Bennett… 286 more words


Celebrities endorse repeal of hunting ban

Prime minister David Cameron today said he was overjoyed at the latest celebrities to back his plan to repeal the ban on hunting.

Speaking to an audience of sexually stunted sadists this afternoon, The Prime Minister said that this showed the entire country was behind him. 166 more words


Was Ian Brady an underworld hitman?

A new tabloid newspaper claims Moors murderer Ian Brady was also an underworld hitman. While Brady’s name is one of the most infamous in the annals of murder for his 1966 conviction for child slayings on Saddleworth Moor, along with Myra Hindley, the paper claims it is also known in the Glasgow underworld that Brady could be relied on by big city criminals to ‘take out’ no longer needed players. 125 more words

Blackpool and Myra Hindley

We are in deep waters here. Discussion of Myra takes two forms.  I will call it Myraporn.   There is the lowbrow Myraporn which is exemplified by some paper which showed images of Myra over nearly forty years when her appearance changed and noted that the thing all the images had in common were her “evil eyes.”  The alternative is the highbrow Myraporn which involves sociology and psychology and criminal profiling and interviews with experts and pointless ruminations. 2,675 more words


No 691 Death of a Murderer by Rupert Thomson

It says much for the notoriety and myth surrounding Myra Hindley that Rupert Thomson has written a novel with her at the centre, but never has to use her name. 1,015 more words

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