Ruth’s tragic tale of love and mur­der

Buckinghamshire Advertiser - - NOSTALGIA -

It had been un­usual for Ruth’s re­mains not to re­main within the prison where she was ex­e­cuted and when, fol­low­ing her son Andy’s de­struc­tion of her grave­stone he too com­mit­ted sui­cide, Christ­mas Humphreys paid for his fu­neral.

Ruth El­lis and boyfriend David Blakely. In 1955 Ruth El­lis shot and killed Blakely. In­set above, the grave­stone which was de­stroyed by Ruth’s son

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