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Ian Brady letter published

A letter in which Moors Murderer Ian Brady claims to have killed four more people has been published for the first time, on the Daily Telegraph website.

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  1. Martin Geissler - ITV News Correspondent

Brady: Perceived paranoia is 'sensible precautions'

Asked about his "paranoia" in hospital, only coming out at night, protecting himself with a pen, Ian Brady said:

That's not paranoid. That's sensible precautions. I'm not protecting myself against the other inmates, I'm protecting myself against the staff.

In a captive environment, paranoia is unavoidable. Only the prison authorities call it paranoia, prisoners call it sensible precautions.

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