In this drama, Bud Corlis, an avaricious young man kills his pregnant girlfriend so that he can remain in her wealthy family's good graces. He then makes it look like a suicide for the police. Unfortunately, the dead girl's sister does not believe the police report and begins investigating the death herself. She soon encounters Bud, and without realizing that he and his sister were involved, falls in love with him. Conflict ensues when she finally learns the truth.