Who was Sawney Bean and his clan of incestuous cannibal murderers?

This Scottish family allegedly killed over 1,000 people

Stars Insider

14/03/23 | StarsInsider


According to Scottish legend, a man named Sawney Bean and his clan murdered over 1,000 people in 25 years. The inbred family, who lived in a cave, not only killed their victims to rob them, but they also fed on them. The story is so gruesome that it inspired horror films such as 'The Hills Have Eyes' (1977).

But how much do we know really about this piece of Scottish folklore? Click through the following gallery to find out.

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