What happened to Elizabeth Short on January 15, 1947?
The death of The Black Dahlia is one of the most infamous unsolved murders in American history. So, what happened to Elizabeth Short and who were the suspects in this chilling murder?
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On January 15, 1947, the remains of Elizabeth Short (now infamously known as « The Black Dahlia ») were found.
Elizabeth Short’s body was found on 3800 S Norton Ave., in Los Angeles, CA. The person who discovered her body originally mistook it for a mannequin because the body was so pale and drained of all its blood.
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There was no blood on the ground around Short, indicating her body had been moved there after the murder took place. Her face was cut from her mouth to her ears, forming an ever-present smile.