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Kim Kolton’s Crime Wire: Steve Hodel and The Black Dahlia Unsolved Murder, Or is it?

You can hear Crime Wire   Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Eastern.  Please visit our Crime Wire Website. Together we can make a difference. LISTEN LIVE or to the PODCAST Yes, a new look, a new host, but the same quality show! One of the country’s most spellbinding unsolved homicides is that of Elizabeth Short known as the “Black Dahlia.”  Steve Hodel, a prestigious former LAPD detective turned private investigator, made some surprising discoveries as he was sifting through his deceased father’s belongings after his death in 1999. In the belongings of Dr. George Hodel were pictures of Elizabeth Short, The Black Dahlia, when she was alive. Immersing himself in an investigation of the evidence found, as well as interviewing other investigators, Steve Hodel realized that the Black Dahlia murder was most likely not the first, nor the last, committed by the number one suspect, Dr. George Hodel, his father, described as a possibly responsible for 7-20 serial murders around Los Angeles.   Steve Hodel has written about his findings in Black Dahlia Avenger: A Genius for Murder ( Arcade Pub. 2003, HarperCollins updated chapters-2004,2006) which contains previously …