Ian Brady in police custody prior to his court appearance for the murder of three children in 1965. Brady and his partner Myra Hindley became known as the "Moors Murderers" after burying their young victims on Saddleworth Moor, Greater Manchester, UK.
A portrait of Myra Hindley (1942 - 2002) taken during her trial. Hindley was later convicted for the murders of 17-year-old Edward Evans and 10-year-old Lesley Ann Downey.
A police search team looks for the body of 12-year-old murder victim Keith Bennett in 2003 as part of a new attempt to find his remains.Getty Images
Ian Brady was sentenced to life imprisonment on 6 May 1966 for the murders of Edward Evans, Lesley Ann Downey and 12-year-old John Kilbride. Getty Images
Policemen digging at the scene where the body of the fourth victim Lesley Ann Downey was found in 1965. In 1987 Brady and Hindley admitted to the killing of two other children, 16-year-old Pauline Reade and Keith Bennett.Getty Images
Lesley Ann Downey, pictured aged 10. Lesley Ann was killed by Brady and Hindley after they abducted her on Boxing Day in 1964. Getty Images