The Body Of “The Black Dahlia” a.k.a. Elizabeth Short Was Discovered On January 15, 1947


(PCM) It was on January 15, 1947 that one of the country’s most famous unsolved murder cases began with the discovery of the mutilated corpse of waitress Elizabeth Short  in Leimert Park, Los Angeles, California. The investigation into Short’s murder was very highly publicized and it earned the nickname “The Black Dahlia” which is said to be derived from a film noir murder mystery.

Over the years there has been countless suspects and theories about …

The Black Dahlia Mystery

The Black Dahlia Mystery

Elizabeth Short was a 22 year old actress whose body was found on January 15, 1947 in a vacant lot in Leimert Park, a suburb of Los Angeles California, brutally murdered.

As far back as the 1800s the press have given names to unknown murderers or murders, Jack the Ripper and The Boston Strangler are two examples of murderers.  Little Lord Fauntleroy and Little Miss Nobody are names the press …