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On This Day: May 6th

In 1966 the Moors Murderers were finally imprisoned, on the 6th of May their sentence was given as life imprisonment. The murderers were Ian Brady and Myra Hindley, the span of their killings was from 1963-1965, their killings took the lives of five victims. 151 more words


How do you describe evil fifty years on?

Is it possible to personify evil?

For centuries, people have tried. More often than not serial killers, mass murderers, terrorists, dictators and public enemies have been casted as the face of evil. 1,014 more words


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