New York Times Bestselling Author Steve Hodel

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KLBJ-FM 93.7 Austin Texas Rock DJ’s, Dale, Bob and Matt, Interview Me on “Black Dahlia Avenger” and “In The Mesquite” Investigations

September 18, 2019 Los Angeles, California Enjoyed early morning interview with Rock Hosts Dale, Bob and Matt from Austin Rock radio KLBJ-FM  93.7. Check it out below. Dale Dudley, Bob and Matt,  of Austin’s KLBJ  Dale Dudley Rock Show,  Interviewed me this morning on my Black Dahlia Avenger and In The Mesquite murder investigations.  (18…

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Has A DownUnder Reader Discovered A “Not So Over-The-Top” New Surrealist Artist William Copley Black Dahlia Art Clew Riddle Further Linking Dr. Hodel’s Historic Sowden House As 1947 Crime Scene?

September 9, 2019 Los Angeles, California “It is Midnight Dr. _____. ” (Oil on canvas) by William Copley (1961)  Reproduced from the Mark Nelson/Sarah Bayliss book, Exquisite Corpse: Surrealism and the Black Dahlia Murder. On page 145, regarding the Copley painting, the authors write: “Copley was living in France and in frequent contact with Man…

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Fototeka/House of Lucie DTLA Exhibit of Archival LAPD Crime Scenes (1920s-1960s) and Black Dahlia-LA Lone Woman Murders Author Talk Well Received- Photo Exhibit Extended to SEPT 15th

August 31, 2019 Los Angeles, California My sincere thanks to the fifty-plus attendees who braved the DTLA rush hour traffic to attend last Thursday night’s Fototeka crime scene exhibit and my talk/Q&A at the House of Lucie Art Gallery. The photo exhibit remains on display until September 15, 2019 A special THANK YOU to the…

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Steve Hodel’s New True-Crime Book, “IN THE MESQUITE: The Solving of the 1938 West Texas Kidnap Torture Murders of Hazel and Nancy Frome” Launches Today

August 14, 2019 Los Angeles, California                Print Edition Available HERE. Retired LAPD Homicide Detective III, Steve Hodel, brings over fifty-years of law enforcement, homicide, and private investigative experience to bear on what the Texas Rangers said, “Remains the biggest unsolved mystery in the American Southwest.”  March 1938- The breaking story started out slow, announcing…

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Fact Checking a Major Newspaper Article in the U.K.’s THE TELEGRAPH: “Party monster: the deranged, decadent life of Black Dahlia suspect George Hodel”

August 11, 2019 Los Angeles, California The above article was first published in London’s, THE TELEGRAPH back on February 28, 2019. The three-thousand-word article was written by staff journalist, Alice Vincent. I first became aware of the article in late June 2019 and published my fact-checking response in the “Comments” section of The Telegraph’s online…

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House of Lucie Gallery Presents- “The Art of the Archive” LAPD Crime Scene Photos Exhibit and a Conversation and Q&A with Author Steve Hodel- Thursday, August 29, 2019 ROW DTLA 6 PM

August 7,2019 Los Angeles, California I will be giving an overview of my investigation and conduct an audience Q&A on AUG 29th 2019 at 6pm in the DTLA Art District.  This talk is in conjunction with House of Lucie’s exhibit-  “The Art of the Archive” which has been extended to September 15th. Rick Morton, the…

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