ruled out because of the huge drop. Then Martin fully clothed waded through the water—it was above his knees and over Kenneth’s head—across a precarious stone dam and over the rocks to the island. He picked Kenneth, a frail blonde boy, off the concrete island and returned to the shore via the same route, with the youth in his arms. The children then walked home. Youse and Durkni said for some reason the youngsters were afraid to be driven home in the police car. The reason for the fear became evident when the policemen went to the children’s homes as part of the foUow-up investigation.