Saturday, August 18, 2012

Winnie Johnson Dies: Mother of Moors murder victim Keith Bennett has died without ever finding where her son was buried

Winnie Johnson, 78, lost her fight against bowel cancer at a Greater Manchester hospice in the early hours of Saturday.

She had spent the 48 years since her son's death looking for his grave so she could properly lay him to rest.

Her death comes in the same week as mental health advocate for Moors murderer Ian Brady was arrested for allegedly failing to reveal information about where the boy was buried.

Weeks ago, Mrs Johnson, who was a single mother, made a final plea to Brady to tell her where her son's makeshift grave was. Read More