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Moors Killer Brady at Hospital for Tests

July 26, 2008

MOORS murderer Ian Brady spent four hours in a Liverpool hospital after complaining of being unwell.

Brady, 70, who was jailed alongside Myra Hindley in 1966 for murdering five children, was seen by doctors at Aintree Hospital.

Merseycare NHS Trust, which runs Liverpool’s high security Ashworth Hospital where Brady is incarcerated, would not disclose the nature of his illness.

A spokeswoman said: “Ian Brady, a patient at Ashworth Hospital, complained of feeling unwell.

“As a precaution he was taken to a general hospital where he successfully underwent a series of tests.

“He was discharged after about four hours and returned to Ashworth, having made a full recovery.”

Witnesses described a massive police presence at Fazakerley hospital.

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