New York Times Bestselling Author Steve Hodel

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Former Charles Manson Prosecutor/ LA Head DDA Stephen Kay 2006 Video Interview on Black Dahlia and Red Lipstick Murders "Solved" Updated 2019

January 18, 2019 Los Angeles, California (Updated from 2006 original blog) CLICK BELOW LINK FOR  KAY VIDEO (2 mins)       Head DDA Steve Kay Dahlia Solved Steve Kay and Steve Hodel 2002 “Steve Hodel has taken this way beyond the pictures. It no longer depends on the pictures.  I have no doubt in my…

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72nd Anniversay of the Elizabeth Short “Black Dahlia Murder” Will Feature Two Major Productions Linking Dr. George Hill Hodel As Her Killer: Additional LA Lone Women Murder Victims Remembered

January 15, 2019 Los Angeles, California Today, January 15, 2019, marks the 72nd Anniversary of “LA’s most infamous murder.” In life, her name was Elizabeth Short, an attractive, and rather naïve twenty-two -year old woman from Medford, Massachusetts. In death, she became known as “The Black Dahlia.” Even today if you speak her given name, few would…

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Dr. George Hodel 1942 Mystery Residence Located in South Pasadena: Author Returns for a Sleepover at the Family Home after 74-Year Absence

December 30, 2018 Los Angeles, California Location?      Location?      Location?   Dorothy “Dorero” Hodel with author Steve age 1 (standing on the railing) looking at his newborn brother Kelvin (born Oct 4, 1942) Photo taken in October 1942 at previously unknown Hodel residence. Photo analysis of T.O.D. (Time of Day) presented by former…

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Root of Evil – Eight-Part (Audio Only) True Story Podcast Series To Air After Fictionalized TNT Dramatization – “I Am The Night”

December 18, 2018 Los Angeles, California TNT and Cadence13, a leading podcast media company, today announced an eight-part podcast documentary series, Root of Evil: The True Story of the Hodel Family and the Black Dahlia – a companion to TNT’s six-episode suspense drama I Am the Night. (Clip on below photo to read the full…

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Press Release-Historic 70-Year-Old Black Dahlia “In Case of Death” Letter Written in 1949 by LAPD Undercover Informant Identifies “GH” (George Hodel) As Killer New Discovery Reveals George Hodel “Grilled” By LAPD as the Suspect in Three Separate LA Murders

December 2, 2018 Los Angeles, California Here is my original Press Release (October 29, 2018) describing the discovery of LAPD police informant W. Glenn Martin’s handwritten “Death Declaration” naming George Hodel as the killer of Elizabeth “Black Dahlia” Short (1947) and further identifying him as the killer of L.A. Lone Woman Murder victim Louise Springer…

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South Pasadena Review Editor-Veteran Journalist/Son of Famous Father Interviews Veteran Homicide Detective/Son of Infamous Father

November 9, 2018 Los Angeles, California Here is a November 9, 2018  article “Black Dahlia Murder Comes Full-Circle at So Pas Library,” by South Pasadena Review Editor, Steve Whitmore. Steve met and interviewed me at the library. It was a first meet for both of us. Here’s an introductory link and personal bio written by Steve…

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Update on Police Informant W. Glenn Martin Letter – Los Angeles Times Article Suggests Letter Written on October 26, 1949 – Lucille Bowen in Martin Letter a New Murder Victim or Natural Death? – Judge for Yourself

November 2, 2018 Los Angeles, California I originally reported the LAPD police informant W. Glenn Martin Letter appeared to be written on October 25th (written over Oct 26) but I have located the article he referenced in the newspaper and it is apparently from the Los Angeles Times, dated October 26, 1949. Martin in his…

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Black Dahlia Avenger III: The New Evidence Well Received by Attendees to the South Pasadena Library Author Talk/PowerPoint

  November 3, 2018 Los Angeles, California Thanks to all of the hardy souls that chose to battle Los Angeles afternoon/evening traffic to attend my PowerPoint Talk on Thursday at the South Pasadena Library. The talk hosted by the one and only Steve Fjelsted, Librarian extraordinaire! (Very cool guy who has become a good friend…

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BLACK DAHLIA MURDER- Breaking News New Evidence from 1949 Letter Written by LAPD Paid Informant Confirms Prime Suspect Dr. George Hill Hodel as Killer

October 29, 2018 Los Angeles, California The following major “Breaking News” article written by Daniel Vasquez and Anne Vasquez as a Special to the South Pasadenan has just posted online. Click on photo to link to full article. BLACK DAHLIA MURDER | Retired LAPD detective reveals new evidence pointing to prime suspect — his father EXCLUSIVE…

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