27 April - Myra Hindley and Ian Brady plead not guilty to Moors murders

They picnicked and took photos on the graves of their victims after making audio recordings of their dying screams. In spite of the evidence, they both pleaded not guilty to all charges. Perhaps they wanted the trial so that they would be able to listen to the confiscated recordings one last time but, regardless, they were both found guilty and sentenced to life. Although for the mother of missing Keith Bennett, the only victim never to be found, the trial has never ended... Read the full Myra Hindley Crime File

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