65: The Murder of Elizabeth Short

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Kat is still recovering so we're bringing you another previously Patreon exclusive episode. This time it's one of our Square Metre of Murder "minisodes" even though it's not that short! We're working to get new episodes recorded this week so stay tuned and enjoy!

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Today we're covering a case that’s gone unsolved for 73 years. The tale of a young woman moving to LA for a new start, only to be murdered in such horrendous circumstances that she would become more famous in death than she ever could have in life.

It is, of course, one of LA’s most brutal and infamous unsolved murders, that of 22-year-old Elizabeth Short in January 1947 -- better known as the Black Dahlia.

FURTHER READING:

The Black Dahlia — FBI

Black Dahlia Avenger by Steve Hodel

10 Shocking Facts About The Black Dahlia, Hollywood’s Most Famous Unsolved Murder

Who Killed Elizabeth Short?

Black Dahlia (Elizabeth Short)

Did L.A.’s Top Crime Reporter of the 1930s and ‘40s Crack the Black Dahlia Case

I know who killed the Black Dahlia: my own father

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