RUMANIA: Men, Woman & Man

Police smashed their way last week into a deserted villa on Constanta Beach, smart Black Sea bathing resort. In the cellar they disentangled a gruesome pile, 40 male skeletons, one female.

Cynical, experienced in Balkan wiles, the Rumanian police reconstructed the 41 murders thus: the woman lured the 40 men one by one to the villa of her man who slew each, robbed the corpse. Finally he slew her on the old Rumanian theory that "Dead women tell no tales."

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