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IAN BRADY: Murder

Brady was one of Britain’s longest serving prisoners, having spent 51 years behind bars. Here are the killers who remain imprisoned. (Pictures: Rex/Getty)

Britain's most evil: The depraved killers who are the UK's longest-serving prisoners

Ross McGuinness

Ian Brady spent 51 years of his life behind bars.

The Moors Murderer, who died on Monday aged 79, tortured and killed five children along with Myra Hindley.

He died at Ashworth Hospital, a secure psychiatric unit in Merseyside where he has been held since 1985.

Brady was jailed in 1966, spending more than five decades in prison.

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He was one of Britain’s longest serving prisoners.

Born in Glasgow, he was jailed at Chester Assizes 51 years ago for the murders of John Kilbride, 12, Lesley Ann Downey, 10, and Edward Evans, 17.

In 1985, he also admitted to the murders Pauline Reade, 16, and Keith Bennett, 12.

He and Hindley abducted the children between 1963 and 1965.

Hindley died in prison in 2002.

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