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On Saturday we told how she was beaten and abused by the men in her life before finally snapping and shooting dead her faithless, violent lover David Blakely. Two hours after the shooting, while David Blakely’s body was lying in the mortuary, Ruth Ellis was questioned by three detectives in Hampstead police station. One of the detectives recalled: ‘She had a cigarette and she was completely calm . Moreover, her story about the gun did not add up: it was too well-oiled to have been left in a drawer for three years.