THE Moors Murders is a crime that continues to haunt the nation.
Now almost half-a-century since killers Ian Brady and Myra Hindley murdered five children their names continue to remain as notorious now as they were then. But one family has never been able to have any release from its turmoil – and that’s the family of Keith Bennett who was just 12 when he vanished one summer’s day in 1964 never to be seen again.
In the 1980s Brady and Hindley finally admitted murdering him and burying his body on the moors but despite police taking the killers back to the moors then and a second search almost 10 years ago, attempts to find Keith’s remains have so far been thwarted.
Now Keith’s brother, Alan, claims that after interviewing someone close to Brady who has taken photographs of specific sites on the moors and speaking with the chief prosecution witness before he died earlier this year, he believes Keith’s remains are within a site the size of two football pitches.
It would still be a major task to locate the body after so many years, but surely with today’s high technology it must be worth a try. After all, people with specific skills would be willing to help.
The family need peace of mind and until they find Keith that will never happen.