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UK’s most dangerous prisoner nicknamed Hannibal will die in underground glass box

The Mirror UK

By Jessica TaylorReal life features writer
  • 15:42, 17 Nov 2021

Mass murderer Robert Maudsley, who is serving a life sentence for brutally killing four people, will live out his days in a glass box designed specifically for him.

The monstrous killer, who is being held in Wakefield Prison, has already spent 40 years living in solitary confinement in a glass cage after he was deemed too dangerous to be around other prisoners.


Maudsley, from Toxteth, Liverpool, was just 21 when he committed his first murder in 1974.

The serial killer, who had been working as a rent boy at the time, butchered one of his clients, John Farrell.

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