Ground Report | New Delhi: Robert Maudsley Serial killer; One of Britain’s most dangerous serial killers has issued a chilling warning vowing to kill again if he gets the chance. Robert Maudsley has been in solitary confinement in a glass cell since 1979 and is Britain’s longest-serving prisoner, having been jailed for 47 years for the murder of four men in the 1970s.
Formerly known as ‘Hannibal the Cannibal’, Maudsley was rumoured to have eaten part of the brain of one of his victims in prison.
While the rumour is not believed to be true, he has earned a reputation as one of Britain’s most dangerous criminals.
Liverpool “cannibalistic” killer Robert Maudsley is spending his prison sentence alone and entombed in a glass box underground.
The killer, from Toxteth, is believed to be so dangerous that he is no longer allowed to associate with other prisoners or guards.
According to Mirror Online, Maudsley is being held in the depths of Wakefield Prison, also known as “Monster Mansion”. Maudsley, who committed his first murder when he was just 21, has been in jail since 1974 and will never be released.
He is expected to die in the tiny transparent room that has been his home for decades.
The cell was built especially for Maudsley in 1983 before being nicknamed the glass cage, as it was very similar to the prison Hannibal Lecter was held in The Silence of the Lambs.
Maudsley’s first murder came in 1974 when he killed John Farrell in London. Farrell had picked him up for sex and showed him evidence of child sexual abuse.
Maudsley garroted him and then turned himself into the police, stating that he needed psychiatric help.
Maudsley and another prisoner tortured and killed child molester David Francis at Broadmoor Hospital in 1977 before he killed two inmates at HMP Wakefield after he was sent there.
In 2000, he appealed to the UK Prison Service to allow him to keep a pet, which he also promised not to eat.
Maudsley also requested to have a television so that she could learn about the outside world.
Alternatively, she asked to be given a single cyanide pill with which to end her own life.
He wrote: “As a consequence of my current treatment and confinement, I feel that all I have to look forward to is a psychological breakdown, mental illness and probable suicide. (Robert Maudsley Serial killer)