Scattering Ian Brady’s ashes – Law & Religion UK

The inquest into the death of the remaining “Moors Murderer”, Ian Brady, commenced on 16 May 2017, and the BBC reported that his ashes would not to be scattered at Saddleworth Moor, the burial place of many of their victims. Senior coroner Christopher Sumner is reported as saying that “he knew he did not have the legal power to make such a request but believed it was the ‘correct moral judgement'”. 

David Pocklington, "Scattering Ian Brady’s ashes" in Law & Religion UK, 17 May 2017

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