THE husband of a woman who went missing 43 years ago has denied having anything to do with her disappearance as police said they had found nothing during an excavation of the garden at their former home.
Ellen Elizabeth Ruffle, known as Evelyn, went missing from her home in Annan Glade, Motherwell, North Lanarkshire, in 1969, leaving behind two children, then aged four and 18 months.
Officers re-examining the case have searched the house and garden using ground-penetrating radar equipment, and yesterday they dug up the garden. But last night they said the search had "proved negative".
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