Ryan is a married man, the descendent of a fine old Boston family. Sterling is a floozy he's having an affair with. Discovering she is pregnant, Sterling arranges to meet her lover on a remote beachfront but encounters Thompson, a sympathetic stranger. She tells him her story and he
offers to drive her to meet Ryan. But she tricks him and takes his car. At her rendezvous with Ryan, she reveals the pregnancy. Horrified at the consequences, Ryan shoots her and removes the clothing from the corpse. After dumping the naked body into the ocean, he drives the car to a nearby bog
and sinks it. Thompson meanwhile has reported his car stolen. Soon the remains of the body wa...