Myra Hindley was Britain’s most hated woman ever. She died in 2002 aged 60 from bronchial pneumonia and had been in prison for 36 years, since she was 23, the third longest serving British prisoner of all time. (The second longest is her boyfriend, still in jail, still alive, aged 75.) If she had lived to be 100 they would never have released her.
After she died they tore apart her hospital room, incinerated every article in it and redecorated. The funeral was kept as secret as possible. Between