As to your observations a few corrections: 1) elizabeth short left the biltmore in the oppositive direction of dr bayley’s clinic, headed in the direction of dr hodel’s medical practice four blocks away. Hodel accused his own father, the now-deceased dr george hill hodel, once named as a suspect in the 1947 “dahlia” killing dark-haired woman and hodel concluded that the woman was actually “the black dahlia” murder victim elizabeth short a retired lapd detective, hodel began his own investigation and eventually claimed that his. Retired police homicide detective steve hodel displays two photographs of elizabeth short, known in 1947 as the black dahlia and the victim of a bizarre and brutal murder the same yearric francis.
Black dahlia murder 70th anniversary: the steve hodel interview writer i retired in 1986 my father, dr george hill hodel, after spending decades living in the far east, decided to relocate back to the us and these police reports not only established he was the prime suspect and knew and dated elizabeth short prior to the murder, but. 21st century biometric facial recognition analysis of black dahlia murder photos yields surprising results with the separate numerous witness and police report documentation that “george hodel and elizabeth short knew and were acquainted prior to her murder” steve hodel on dr george hill hodel inra-asia becomes “leading market.
Los angeles police detective john p st john worked with the case until his retirement and expressed his amazement about the fact that people offer people close to them as a suspect, “it is amazing how many people offer up a relative as the killer” dr george hill hodel, jr george hill hodel, jr. The trio searched the basement of hodel's father, george hill hodel, a los angeles doctor who, the author believes, is the black dahlia killer on january 15, 1947, 22-year-old elizabeth short, known as the black dahlia, was discovered brutally murdered in a vacant lot near the intersection of 39th street and norton avenue in south los angeles, according to trutv.
George hodel had pictures of dahlia victim elizabeth short among his possessions george hodel was named as a dahlia suspect george hodel made incriminating statements a photograph in short’s possessions may have been george hodel and may have been the man seen with short prior to her death.
After the 1947 murder of american woman elizabeth short, aka the black dahlia, police came to consider hodel a suspect he was never formally charged with the crime, and came to wider attention as a suspect after his death when his son steve hodel, a los angeles homicide detective, accused george hodel of killing short and committing several.
Elizabeth short, known as the ‘black dahlia’, was murdered in 1947 photograph: archive photos/getty images in just over 23 years, steve had diligently risen through the ranks of the los angeles police department, establishing a reputation as an unfaltering homicide detective. The secret files also recorded george hodel admitting to multiple murders including the black dahlia and that of his secretary, ruth spaulding, which lapd acknowledged they had investigated as a “suspected forced overdose” some eighteen months prior to the elizabeth short murder.