Brady denied prison transfer

Ian Brady's mental health tribunal has finished. The murderer wants to be moved from a secure hospital to a normal prison.

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Ruling due over Ian Brady hospital transfer

Moors murderer Ian Brady will find out today whether he can be transferred to prison from the maximum security hospital where he is being held. Brady claims he wants to kill himself in jail where he cannot be force-fed.

Ian Brady's feeding tube could be seen as he gave evidence
Ian Brady's feeding tube could be seen as he gave evidence Credit: ITV News

Brady told the mental health tribunal that he is not psychotic or insane and should be allowed to serve the rest of his whole life term in prison. Officials at the high security Ashworth Hospital argue that he is also a paranoid schizophrenic who still shows signs of chronic psychosis.


LIVE: Brady's tribunal ends - decision later this week


The #ianbrady mental health tribunal has concluded. Judge says a decison is expected before the end of the week


However the reasons for the decision of the #ianbrady mental health tribunal will take 'a considerable time to put into writing'

LIVE: Brady's lawyer insists the murderer isn't psychotic


Counsel for Brady: No evidence #ianbrady has had psychosis for over 20 years, inconceivable this diagnosis can be relied on


#ianbrady has paranoia due mainly to an incident in 1999 when he was forcibly restrained by hospital staff it's claimed

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