By Steve Hodel
In Black Dahlia Avenger II, bestselling writer and veteran LAPD murder detective Steve Hodel offers his six-year follow-up research [2006-2012] into the l. a. B lack Dahlia and different serially hooked up Forties Lone lady Murders.
After the 2003 book of his NYT bestseller and MWA Edgar nominated true-fact crime booklet, Black Dahlia Avenger: A Genius for homicide, and receiving a "CASE SOLVED" criminal opinion from lots of LA's best legislation enforcement officials-which incorporated a then energetic Head Deputy District lawyer and LAPD's leader of Detectives-Hodel did not cease there.
In this investigative sequel he offers his cautious deconstruction of the Dahlia Myth-exposing and correcting the Black Dahlia Murder's 3 maximum city Myths:
Myth No. 1 – "It used to be a standalone murder"
Myth No. 2 – "There was once a lacking or misplaced Week"
Myth No. three – "The case was once by no means solved"
Some of BDA II's new investigative findings:
• The acquiring of Dr. George...
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Photo on right, Dorothy Harvey Huston, age eighteen, circa 1924. John and Dorothy returned to Los Angeles and both became screenwriters for the film studios. Bohemian New York and its red wine were traded in for the Hollywood cocktail crowd and martinis—very dry. By 1934, after seven years of a very bumpy marriage, John and Dorothy had become serious alcoholics and both were sleeping with pretty much anything that moved. In about 1936, Dorothy, with her beautiful actress-lover, Greta Nissen in arm, took a cruise to Europe where she continued to drink and play.
50 Interview transcripts: Page-2 Lt. Jemison: I will now show you a photograph of Beth Short, Santa Barbara No. 11419 and ask you whether or not you have ever seen that young lady in your life? Dorothy: No, I never have. Elizabeth Short “Black Dahlia” booking photo shown to Dorothy Hodel Lt. Jemison: Did you have a conversation with Dr. Hodel about the murder of Beth Short? Dorothy: No, unless we mentioned it when it was in the papers, but I don’t like to read about things like that. I can’t say for sure that I have never mentioned her name to him, but it may have been in passing.
The detectives staked out in the basement of the Hollywood police station, and, while listening to the conversation in real time, overheard a woman crying as she attempted to call the telephone operator. The monitoring detectives heard George and a second man walk downstairs to the basement. The sounds of a pipe striking an object were heard. The woman cried out, more blows, she cried out again, and then went silent. Words were heard discussing “not leaving a trace”—then nothing but silence. Inexplicably, these two on duty officers, listening to what is obviously a serious felony assault, or worse, an actual murder in progress, were just two miles away and TOOK NO ACTION.