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Greater Manchester Police have said they made "exhaustive attempts" to establish if a letter allegedly sent by Moors murderer Ian Brady to his mental health advocate Jackie Powell, would have helped assist them in finding the remains of one of his victims.
Martin Bottomley, head of investigative review in Greater Manchester Police's major and cold case crime unit, said:
A woman who allegedly received a letter from Moors murderer Ian Brady concerning the location of one his victim's remains will not be charged, the Crown Prosecution Service said today.
Brady's mental health advocate Jackie Powell was arrested on suspicion of preventing the lawful burial of Brady's victim Keith Bennett, the CPS said in a statement.
John Dilworth, Head of the CPS North West Complex Case Unit, said: