Steve Hodel

ABOUT STEVE

Steve Hodel was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He served four years as a medic in the U.S. Navy, and then joined the Los Angeles Police Department in 1963. After six years in uniform patrol, he transferred to Hollywood Division Detectives where he worked all of the “tables”: Burglary, Robbery, Auto-Theft, Juvenile, Crimes against Persons and was then permanently assigned to the Homicide Detail.

ABOUT STEVE'S BOOKS

Steve’s first book, Black Dahlia Avenger: A Genius for Murder published in 2003 with new updated investigative chapters added to the HarperCollins paperback edition in 2004 and 2006. Black Dahlia Avenger is a New York Times Bestseller, a NYT Most Notable Book and was nominated by the Mystery Writers of America for an Edgar Award in the Best Fact Crime category.

Steve’s sequel, MOST EVIL: The Further Serial Murders of Dr. George Hill Hodel, is scheduled to be published by DUTTON – PENGUIN GROUP on September 21, 2009.

LATEST BLOG

Handwriting Analysis- Newly discovered handwriting by Dr. George Hodel with Unique Letter “D” as in Duh: LAPD Captain Jack Donahoe Confirms 1947 Elizabeth Short “Black Dahlia” and Jeanne French “Red Lipstick Murder” Crimes Committed By Same Suspect”

November 19, 2022 Birch Bay, Washington Newly discovered George Hodel HW link       “D” written by the killer of Jeanne French 1947-compare to-“D” written by Dr. G. Hodel to me in 1995 The above-signed note to me from my father was just discovered today (11/19/22) therefore was not used by QDE (Questioned Document Expert)…

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