Deadly Triangles

Fate -- and the law -- catches up with three real-life Medeas

The love triangle turned lethal has been a favored subject of writers from Euripides to the creators of All My Children. But last week the deadly drama of scorned women and the men they can't have played offstage in three different real-world courtrooms.

Femme fatale No. 1: Carolyn Warmus, a former schoolteacher with a taste for high fashion and a penchant for liking the wrong guy. On May 27, a jury in White Plains, N.Y., convicted the Columbia graduate of murdering the wife of her onetime paramour and co-worker Paul Solomon. This wasn't the first time a rapt audience had heard...

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