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New York Times Bestselling Author Steve Hodel

Archive for August 2016

Spell-Checking A Serial Killer: Reexamining LA's 1944 Georgette Bauerdorf "Bathtub Murder" Note Update 2016

Los Angeles, California August 13, 2016 THE BAUERDORF NOTE- Update 2016 Photograph of actual Note typed by Bauerdorf Killer (Red spots were placed on paper by killer to mimic blood. Analysis by LA Sheriff’s crime lab showed substance to be the medical antiseptic–IODINE.)   In my original investigation of the 1940s Lone Woman Murders, I…

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Did George Hodel in His 1966 Zodiac Cheri Jo Bates "Confession Letter" Use the Term "Blue Eyed Brownett" Based on His Former Training as a Newspaper Crime Reporter?

August 7, 2016 Los Angeles, California Zodiac’s unique sounding description of his potential future victim to be a  “Blue Eyed Brownett” is not so unique after all. The identical description has been found in several newspaper articles written by reporters across the nation in the Fifties and Sixties, and likely existed and was used much…

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