Elizabeth Short Biography

"The Black Dahlia" was a nickname given to Elizabeth Short, an American woman who was the victim of a gruesome and much-publicized murder. Short acquired the moniker posthumously by newspapers in the habit of nicknaming crimes they found particularly lurid. Short was found mutilated, her body sliced in half at the waist, on January 15, 1947, in Leimert Park, Los Angeles, California. Short's unsolved murder has been the source of widespread speculation, leading to many suspects, along with several books and film adaptations of the story. Short's murder is one of the oldest unsolved murder cases in Los Angeles history. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Elizabeth Short
Nationality:
United States of America
Date of Birth:
July 29, 1924
Astrological Sign:
Leo
Date of Death:
January 15, 1947
Age at Death:
22
Cause of Death:
Murder
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