Ian Brady (born Ian Duncan Stewart) a Scottish rapist and serial killer who along with his girlfriend, Myra Hindley, are known for committing the Moors murders. The Moors murders were carried out in England between 1963 and 1965. Five children were abducted and at least four were sexually assaulted. The victims were male and female children aged between 10 and 17. Brady was sentenced to three terms of life imprisonment in 1966. Ian Brady was the longest-serving prisoner in British legal history until the record was broken by fellow serial killer John Straffen.
Serial Killer Ian Brady (aka) The Moors murders, was active for 3 years between 1963-1965, known to have ( 5 confirmed / 5 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United Kingdom
Ian Brady was born (Ian Duncan Stewart) on January 2nd 1938 in Glasgow, city in Scotland, United Kingdom. He was raised by his mother until (Age 6 months), unofficial adoptive parents, Mary and John Sloan until (Age 9), Shawlands Academy until (Age 15), alone until (Age 17), his mother and step-father Patrick Brady until (Age 17), prison until adulthood. Stewart was raised as a only child and had no siblings. His father, unknown to Ian. His mother, Margaret "Peggy" Stewart, a tea-room waitress.
Stewart a heterosexual male citizen of the United Kingdom. Stewart completed 9 years of school, no degree received. Stewart gained part of his education while attending Shawlands Academy. Stewart never married. He had no children.
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison.
In 1963 (Age 24/25) Ian Brady started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to torture, strangle, rape, and murder his victims. He was known to kill victims at his own home. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime. At the time of his crimes he was living with with his girlfriend, Myra Hindley at her grandmother's house on Bannock Street in Gorton, Manchester located in North West England, where Stewart was known to work as a serial killer, butcher.
He was arrested on October 7th 1965 (Age 27), convicted on May 6th 1966 (Age 28), sentenced to life imprisonment, three life terms at HM Prison Durham in the Elvet area of Durham, County Durham, England. Stewart was convicted on charges of rape, murder and other possible charges during his lifetime.
Ian Brady died on May 15th 2017 (Age 79), cause of death: natural causes, restrictive pulmonary disease at Ashworth Hospital, a high-security psychiatric hospital at Maghull in Merseyside, England.
Ian Brady has been listed on Killer.Cloud since December of 2018 and was last updated 6 months ago.
The unlawful killing of two or more victims by the same offender(s), in separate events. Serial Killer as defined by the FBI at the 2005 symposium.
Rape is usually defined as having sexual intercourse with a person who does not want to, or cannot consent.
Torture is when someone puts another person in pain. This pain may be physical or psychological. Tourturers touture their victims.
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
|Nickname:||The Moors murders|
|Victims:||5 - 5|
|Years Active:||1963 - 1965|
|Ages Active:||24/25 - 26/27|
|Active Countries:||United Kingdom|
|Convicted Of:||rape, murder|
|Life Span:||1938 - 2017|
|Astrological Sign:|| ♑ Capricorn |
Dec 22 - Jan 20
|Marital Status:||never married|
|Living With:||with his girlfriend, Myra Hindley at her grandmother's house on Bannock Street in Gorton, Manchester located in North West England|
|Occupation:||serial killer, butcher|
|D.O.B.:||Jan 2, 1938|
|Birth Name:||Ian Duncan Stewart|
|Birth Location:||Glasgow, city in Scotland, United Kingdom|
|Birth Order:||1st of 1|
|Rasied By:||his mother until (Age 6 months), unofficial adoptive parents, Mary and John Sloan until (Age 9), Shawlands Academy until (Age 15), alone until (Age 17), his mother and step-father Patrick Brady until (Age 17), prison until adulthood|
|Birth Category:||only child|
|Mother:||Margaret "Peggy" Stewart, a tea-room waitress|
|Father:||unknown to Ian|
|Highest School:||9 years of school|
|Highest Degree:||no degree received|
|Educated At:||Shawlands Academy|
|Arrested:||Oct 7, 1965 (Age 27)|
|Convicted:||May 6, 1966 (Age 28)|
|Sentence:||life imprisonment, three life terms|
|Prison Location:||HM Prison Durham in the Elvet area of Durham, County Durham, England|
|Death Date:||May 15, 2017 (Age 79)|
|Manner of Death:||natural causes|
|Cause of Death:||restrictive pulmonary disease|
|Death Location:||Ashworth Hospital, a high-security psychiatric hospital at Maghull in Merseyside, England|
|Killed In Prison:||FALSE|
The 12 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Ian Brady. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|Jan 02 1938||Ian Brady was born in Glasgow, city in Scotland, United Kingdom. #19380102|
|Jan 02 1958|
|Ian Brady started his serial killing spree. #1963|
|Ian Brady ended his serial killing spree. #1965|
|Oct 07 1965|
|Ian Brady arrested. #19651007|
|May 06 1966|
|Ian Brady was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment, three life terms at HM Prison Durham in the Elvet area of Durham, County Durham, England. #19660506|
|Jan 02 1968|
|Jan 02 1978|
|Jan 02 1988|
|Jan 02 1998|
|Jan 02 2008|
|May 15 2017|
|Ian Brady died. cause of death: natural causes, restrictive pulmonary disease at Ashworth Hospital, a high-security psychiatric hospital at Maghull in Merseyside, England. #20170515|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Ian Brady (1963-1965).
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|kill at killers home||TRUE||315|
|killed in prison||FALSE||210|
|kill at victims home||FALSE||318|
|sex with body||FALSE||426|
|ate part of body||FALSE||445|
|totem body part||FALSE||361|
|totem personal item||FALSE||350|
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|1733630600||Serial Killer Stranglers||Kevin Smith|| 164 Total Including |
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|184454981x||Face to Face with Evil||Chris Cowley||Ian Brady||1|
|1504036751||Brady and Hindley||Fred Harrison||Ian Brady||2|
|1784049115||Serial Killers and Psycho...||John Marlowe|| 4 Total Including |
|1491880732||The Secret Key To The Moo...||Erica Gregory||Ian Brady||1|
|1627310142||The Gates of Janus||Ian Brady|| 14 Total Including |
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The Moors murders were carried out by Ian Brady and Myra Hindley between July 1963 and October 1965, in and around Manchester, England. The victims were five children aged between 10 and 17—Pauline Reade, John Kilbride, Keith Bennett, Lesley Ann Downey and Edward Evans—at least four of whom were sexually assaulted.
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