Profile #4 - Ian Brady: Dubbed 'The Moor's Murderer', Ian Brady with his partner Myra Hindley would kidnap, rape, torture and murder five young children, aged between 10 and 17 years old, some of whom were buried in shallow graves in Saddleworth Moor.
Following on from previous profiles of infamous murderers and serial killers posted here, such as Dennis Nilsen, Ed Gein, John Wayne Gacy and Dr Harold Shipman, this week's case is the "Moor's Murderer", Ian Brady. As before, the intention of these profiles is not to rake over the same old gory details (as many blogs do), but by asking a series of standardised questions about each serial killer or murderer, the aim is to try to understand who they were as a person and why they did what they did, without absolving them of their heinous crimes.
For the sake of clarity, I have split the profile of Ian Brady from his partner Myra Hindley (her profile to appear soon) as Hindley's actions and personality were directly influenced by Brady.
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Michael J Buchanan-Dunne is a writer, podcaster, crime historian and tour-guide who runs Murder Mile Walks, a guided tour of Soho’s most notorious murder cases, hailed as “one of the top ten quirky & unusual things to do in London” and featuring 12 murderers, including 3 serial killers, across 15 locations, totalling 75 deaths, over just a one mile walk.
Michael J Buchanan-Dunne is a crime writer, podcaster of Murder Mile UK True Crime and creator of true-crime TV series.
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