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We will never close Keith Bennett case despite Ian Brady’s death, police say

Police said they will act on “credible and actionable” information which would help them find the 12-year-old’s body.

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Keith Bennett (PA)

Keith Bennett (PA)

Keith Bennett (PA)

Greater Manchester Police have said they will never close the case of Moors Murder victim Keith Bennett, despite the death of Ian Brady.

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Ian Brady admitted the murder of Keith Bennett (PA)

Ian Brady admitted the murder of Keith Bennett (PA)

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Ian Brady admitted the murder of Keith Bennett (PA)

Martin Bottomley, head of the force’s Cold Case Review Unit, said officers would act on “credible and actionable” information which would help them find the body of 12-year-old Keith.

He said: “Whilst we are not actively searching Saddleworth Moors, Greater Manchester Police will never close this case. Brady’s death does not change that.”

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