Moors Murders Time Line.
12 July 1963 - Pauline Read murdered.
23 Nov 1963 - John Kilbride murdered.
16 June 1964 - Keith Bennett murdered.
26 December 1964 - Lesley Ann Downey murdered.
6 October 1965 - Edward Evans murdered.
7 October 1965 - Police alerted by Hindley's brother-in-law , David Smith , who had witnessed the murder of Edward Evans at Hindleys council house in Hattersley.
Superintendant Bob Talbot found the body of Evans in a bedroom and arrested Ian Brady , who was present in the house ,solely on suspicion of that murder.
Later that day Brady confessed voluntarily to all the other murders he had committed , he had not been suspected of any of these because the children were only listed as missing and police were not hunting for a child murderer .
A search of Hindleys house turned up a luggage locker ticket , hidden in Hindley's prayer book , and police retrieved a suitcase from the train station locker containing incriminating evidence , including numerous photographs and one tape recording of the torture of Lesley Ann Downey. Hindley was then also arrested .
October/November 1965 - Search for buried bodies on the moors commences .
April/May 1966 - Trial of Brady and Hindley at Chester Assizes .
6 May 1966 - Sentence passed on Brady and Hindley.
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