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Black Dahlia Murder – An Unsolved Mystery

Black Dahlia Murder


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“The Black Dahlia” an unsolved murder mystery of Elizabeth Short. Elizabeth Short was an American woman who was victim of a much publicized murder case in Los Angeles in 1947. Elizabeth Short acquired the name “The Black Dahlia” from newspapers. Her body was found mutilated, and found on January 15, 1947, in Leimert Park, Los Angeles, California. Short’s body was sliced in half at the waist. “The Black Dahlia” is one of the oldest unsolved murder cases in Los Angeles. Her murder story and suspects being so famous and adapted by many books, television series and films.


Her Body discovered by local resident Betty Bersinger at about 10 AM, She said she was walking with her three-year old daughter. Betty first thought it was a discarded mannequin, after she realized it was a corpse. She rushed to a nearby house and call police. Elizabeth Short’s body was mutilated and completely severed at the waist and drained entirely from blood. It’s look like the killer washed the body completely. Her face was slashed, also had multiple cuts on her thigh and breasts. Short was stated 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 M) tall, weighed 52 Kg (115 pounds), had light blue eyes, brown hair, and badly decayed teeth. Her skull was not fractured. Her cause of death was determined to be hemorrhaging. The case of “The Black Dahlia” still remains unsolved.

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