this day in crime history: january 15, 1947

On this date in 1947, the mutilated remains of a young woman were found in Los Angeles. The woman would soon be identified as Elizabeth Short, an unemployed 22 year old, originally from Massachusetts. The news media would soon dub her the Black Dahlia. The LAPD conducted an exhaustive investigation, but the case remains unsolved.

Further reading:

Crime Museum – Black Dahlia

Wikipedia – Black Dahlia

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3 thoughts on “this day in crime history: january 15, 1947

  1. John D.:
    Amazing that NOTHING new has surfaced on this case.
    You would think someone would say something on it.
    Perhaps everyone connected with the case os long gone, including the perp.

    Stay safe.

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