This photo from 1965 shows Moors murderers Ian Brady and Myra Hindley (middle) with her sister Maureen. Shortly before it was taken at least one young child was tortured and brutally murdered in the house behind
Myra Hindley and Ian Brady were responsible for the “Moors murders” occurring in the Manchester area of Britain in the mid 1960’s. Together these two monsters were responsible for the kidnapping, sexual abuse, torture and murder of three children under the age of twelve and two teenagers, aged 16 and 17. During trial, police secretary Sandra Wilkinson has never forgotten seeing Hindley and her mother Nellie, leaning against the courthouse eating sweets.
The empty plot where 16 Wardle Brook Avenue in Hattersley, once stood. Two of the murders took place inside the house, where Brady and Hindley lived with her grandmother during 1964 and 1965. Manchester City Council decided in 1987 to demolish the house.
The Moors murders were carried out by Ian Brady and Myra Hindley in and around what is now Greater Manchester, England. The victims were five children aged between 10 and 17at least four of whom were sexually assaulted. The murders are so named because two of the victims were discovered in graves dug on Saddleworth Moor, with a third grave also being discovered there over 20 years after their trial in 1966. The body of a fourth victim is also suspected to buried there, but has never been…