Ian Brady and Myra Hindley: Notorious killers who buried victims in moorland graves

Ian Brady and Myra Hindley are two of the most notorious killers in British history.

Few have attracted such notoriety or public loathing as the Moors murderers, who kidnapped, tortured and murdered five children over 18 months, between July 1963 and October 1965.

The pair were jailed for life in 1966 for murdering Pauline Reade, 16, John Kilbride, 12, Keith Bennett, 12, Lesley Ann Downey, ten, and Edward Evans, 17, all from the
Manchester area.

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Brady and Hindley, who were both in their twenties, lured the youngsters to their deaths, sexually torturing their victims before burying them on Saddleworth Moor in the Pennines. The couple later took snapshots of themselves standing over the graves.

Brady was jailed for life in 1966 for the murders of John, Lesley Ann and Edward.

Hindley was jailed for life for killing Lesley Ann and Edward and shielding Brady.