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Brady 'is chronically psychotic'

The care clinician looking after Moors murderer Ian Brady has told his mental health tribunal that he remains "chronically psychotic" and should stay in a hospital environment for treatment.

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Brady not skeletal despite 14 year hunger strike

Ian Brady is occupying himself making notes on a document passed to him by his solicitor.

Ian Brady in the back of a police car prior to his court appearance in 1965. Credit: PA

He passes the paper close to his eyes while reading, and makes his notes laboriously with his right hand.

All the while the nasogastric tube taped beneath his right nostril dangles loose.

Occasionally he sits back and his white shirt stretches across his torso. His build does not appear to be skeletal, despite a hunger strike which stretches back fourteen years.

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