Web Services to purge items in 6.5.2

Hi All

I need some visibility on using the web services to purge items from Rhythmyx6.5.2

We have used the deleteItems(idsToDelete) function but this appears to only remove an item of content and does not remove any associated AA relationships. Rx Fix does sort this problem out but I want to know if there is a better process through web services to carry out this tasks.