Fans of Death in Paradise were shocked to learn Ruby (played by Shyko Amos) would not be returning to Saint Marie for the next series. The niece of Commissioner Selwyn (Don Warrington) has appeared on the show for two seasons but is stepping back from her role in the police force and will be absent with DI Neville Parker (Ralf Little) takes on his next case.
Her on-screen exit has not been explained and fans will be hoping for answers when Death in Paradise returns.
However, a small clue regarding her swift exit may have been revealed by the BBC already.
When filming for the next series was announced, they teased: “Selwyn’s frustrations with his new detective take a back seat when he finds himself in the firing line.”
Could Commissioner Selwyn be in trouble as the truth about his link to Ruby is exposed?
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Death in Paradise: Commissioner Selwyn fired as fans uncover truth about link to Ruby (Image: BBC)
Death in Paradise: Commissioner Selwyn will be in the firing line when the series returns (Image: BBC)
Fans have pointed out Commissioner Selwyn never spoke about his family until Ruby arrived in Saint Marie.
He was quick to offer Ruby a role in the police force but did he have an ulterior motive and was Ruby really his niece?
Well, viewers certainly don’t think so as they pointed out there is a big hint Ruby was hired by Selwyn or tricked him into believing they were related.
Could the Commissioner have fallen for Ruby’s lie that she was his niece, offering her a job, only to find out she