Myra Hindley

The Moors murders

  Active for 3 years
(1963-1965) in United Kingdom

5

CONFIRMED
VICTIMS

5

POSSIBLE
VICTIMS
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  9. Death
  10. 11 Timeline Events
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  13. 9 Books About Myra Hindley
  14. 7 External References
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Myra Hindley an English rapist and serial killer who along with her boyfriend, Ian Brady, 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. Hindley was sentenced to two concurrent life sentences in 1966. In 2002, Myra Hindley died from bronchial pneumonia, caused by heart disease, at West Suffolk Hospital in Suffolk, England.

Myra Hindley Serial Killer Profile

Serial Killer Myra Hindley (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

Myra Hindley was born on July 23rd 1942 in Manchester, major city in Greater Manchester, England.

Hindley a heterosexual female citizen of the United Kingdom, with religious ties and/or beliefs connected with the Christianity religion, organization or belief system. Hindley never married. She had no children.

In 1963 (Age 20/21) Myra Hindley started her killing spree, during her crimes as a serial killer she was known to torture, strangle, rape, and murder her victims. She was known to kill victims at her own home. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime. At the time of her crimes she was living with her boyfriend, Ian Brady, at her grandmother's house on Bannock Street in Gorton, Manchester located in North West England, where Hindley was known to work as a criminal, murder accomplice.

She was arrested on October 11th 1965 (Age 23), convicted on May 6th 1966 (Age 23), sentenced to life imprisonment, two concurrent terms at HM Prison Holloway in London, England. Hindley was convicted on charges of murder and other possible charges during her lifetime.

Myra Hindley died on November 15th 2002 (Age 60), cause of death: natural causes, cardiovascular disease at West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England.

Profile Completeness: 71%
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Myra Hindley has been listed on Killer.Cloud since December of 2018 and was last updated 4 months ago.

Myra Hindley a known:

Myra Hindley
Serial Killer Profile:

Updated: 2019-02-08 Collected by Killer.Cloud
General Information
Name: Myra Hindley
Nickname: The Moors murders
Victims: 5 - 5
Years Active: 1963 - 1965
Ages Active: 20/21 - 22/23
Active Countries: United Kingdom
Convicted Of: murder
Life Span: 1942 - 2002
Characteristics
Gender: Female
Citizenship: United Kingdom
Sexual Preference: heterosexual
Religious Affiliation: Christianity
Astrological Sign: Leo
Jul 23 - Aug 23
Birth Month: July
Marital Status: never married
Children: no children
Living With: her boyfriend, Ian Brady, at her grandmother's house on Bannock Street in Gorton, Manchester located in North West England
Occupation: criminal, murder accomplice
Childhood Information
D.O.B.: Jul 23, 1942
Family Name: Hindley
Given Name: Myra
Birth Location: Manchester, major city in Greater Manchester, England
Birth Order: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Rasied By: N/A
Birth Category: N/A
Mother: N/A
Father: N/A

Cognitive Ability
IQ: N/A
Highest School: N/A
Highest Degree:

Incarceration
Arrested: Oct 11, 1965 (Age 23)
Convicted: May 6, 1966 (Age 23)
Sentence: life imprisonment, two concurrent terms
Prison Location: HM Prison Holloway in London, England
Executed: N/A
Previous Crimes: FALSE
Previous Jail: FALSE
Previous Prison: FALSE

Death Information
Death Date: Nov 15, 2002 (Age 60)
Cause of Death: natural causes, cardiovascular disease
Death Location: West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Killed In Prison: N/A
Suicide: N/A
11 Timeline Events of Serial Killer
Myra Hindley

The 11 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Myra Hindley. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.

Date Event Description
Jul 23 1942Myra Hindley was born in Manchester, major city in Greater Manchester, England.  #19420723
Jul 23 1962
(Age 20)
20th Birthday
1963
(Age 20/21)
Myra Hindley started her serial killing spree. #1963
1965
(Age 22/23)
Myra Hindley ended her serial killing spree. #1965
Oct 11 1965
(Age 23)
Myra Hindley arrested. #19651011
May 06 1966
(Age 23)
Myra Hindley was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment, two concurrent terms at HM Prison Holloway in London, England.  #19660506
Jul 23 1972
(Age 30)
30th Birthday
Jul 23 1982
(Age 40)
40th Birthday
Jul 23 1992
(Age 50)
50th Birthday
Jul 23 2002
(Age 60)
60th Birthday
Nov 15 2002
(Age 60)
Myra Hindley died. cause of death: natural causes, cardiovascular disease at West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England. #20021115

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ANSWERED
Serial Killer
Boolean Questions:
Killer
Question
Killer
Answer
Total
Answered
kill at killers home TRUE 309
used weapon TRUE 432
rape TRUE 428
torture TRUE 406
bound TRUE 388
strangle TRUE 422
previous crimes FALSE 356
previous jail FALSE 340
previous prision FALSE 326
kill at victims home FALSE 312
used gun FALSE 431
stalk FALSE 400
blindfold FALSE 350
sex with body FALSE 411
mutilated FALSE 424
ate part of body FALSE 432
drank blood FALSE 422
posed body FALSE 350
totem body part FALSE 349
totem personal item FALSE 341
robbed FALSE 405


Books that Mention Myra Hindley

Book: Serial Killer Stranglers (mentions serial killer Myra Hindley)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Stranglers
Book: Serial Killer Rapists (mentions serial killer Myra Hindley)
Kevin Smith
Serial Killer Rapists
Book: One of Your Own (mentions serial killer Myra Hindley)
Carol Ann Lee
One of Your Own
Book: Brady and Hindley (mentions serial killer Myra Hindley)
Fred Harrison
Brady and Hindley
Book: Myra, Beyond Saddleworth (mentions serial killer Myra Hindley)
Jean Rafferty
Myra, Beyond Saddleworth
Book: Serial Killers and Psychopaths (mentions serial killer Myra Hindley)
John Marlowe
Serial Killers and Psychopaths
Book: She Devil (mentions serial killer Myra Hindley)
Ellen Thomas
She Devil
Book: Devil and Miss Jones (mentions serial killer Myra Hindley)
Janie Jones
Devil and Miss Jones

9 Books that mention Serial Killer
Myra Hindley

ISBN10 Book Title Killers
1733630600 Serial Killer Stranglers 164
1733630619 Serial Killer Rapists 266
1845968999 One of Your Own 1
1504036751 Brady and Hindley 2
1907954252 Myra, Beyond Saddleworth 1
1784049115 Serial Killers and Psycho... 4
1539076369 She Devil 1
1856850609 Devil and Miss Jones 1
1909976342 The Monstering of Myra Hi... 1

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.

Wikipedia
External References
  1. Q1956761 on www.wikidata.org, Retrieved on Dec 27, 2018.
  2. Moors murders on en.wikipedia.org, Retrieved on Jan 9, 2019.
  3. Juan Ignacio Blanco, Myra HINDLEY on murderpedia.org, Retrieved on Jan 9, 2019.
  4. Myra Hindley on www.biography.com, Retrieved on Jan 9, 2019.
  5. Myra Hindley, 60, Moors Murderer of Children on www.nytimes.com, Retrieved on Jan 9, 2019.
  6. Myra Hindley on www.alcatrazeast.com, Retrieved on Jan 10, 2019.
  7. JUDr. Miloslav Jedlička, Ian Brady, Myra Hindley on kriminalistika.eu, Retrieved on Mar 27, 2019.
Internal References

Myra Hindley is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database

  1. #22 of 44 [ Page 2 ] of Leo Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  2. #31 of 75 [ Page 3 ] of Female Serial Killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  3. #53 of 86 [ Page 4 ] of Serial Killer Torturers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  4. #139 of 242 [ Page 10 ] of Serial Killer Stranglers sorted by Confirmed Victims
  5. #172 of 293 [ Page 12 ] of Serial Killer Rapist sorted by Confirmed Victims
  6. #256 of 644 [ Page 18 ] of the A-Z List of Serial Killers
  7. #287 of 644 [ Page 20 ] of serial killers sorted by Profile Completeness
  8. #341 of 644 [ Page 23 ] of serial killers sorted by Years Active
  9. #344 of 644 [ Page 23 ] of serial killers sorted by Confirmed Victims
Statistics:
Serial Killers Statistics, charts Myra Hindley is included in: Serial Killers By Gender, Age of Serial Killer by Date, Killers By Astrological Sign, Killers By Birth Month, Sexual Preference, Active Serial Killers by Year and Statistical Boolean Questions.
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