Chinese Sacrificial Tablet HAN DYNASTY (206 B.C. – A.D. 220 10″x6″x1″ Photo from THE MET museum believed similar in appearance to stone tablet taken in 1947 burglary from Sowden/Hodel residence described as being: “11”x6″x31/2″ bearing about 50 Chinese characters carved on a dark gray stone.”     March 2, 2016 Los Angeles, California The Los…

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Surrealist artists Salvador Dali and Man Ray I Wanted to share some early comments from my “Man in the Street”, J.R. Neumiller. “J.R.” has followed my investigation and made regular personal comments and observations since the original publication of Black Dahlia Avenger back in April 2003.  Here is his latest e-mail sent to me after his…

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October 17, 2014 Los Angeles, California                           Inquisitor Podcast Host Chris Cella interviews Author and former LAPD Homicide Detective Steve Hodel. Episode 1: “My father, the artist” will go live Friday, October 24th, 2014. www.facebook.com/InquisitorPodcast  www.inquisitorpodcast.com Last month I was approached by photo-journalist, Chris…

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Rancho Palos Verdes,California July 30, 2014  Clips from CBS nightly news 7.30.14 I gave an updated Black Dahlia talk to one-hundred Peninsula Seniors this morning at the Fred Hesse Community Center in Rancho Palos Verdes. In response to my query, it was determined that about one-third of the audience was actually living in the L.A.…

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Los Angeles, California Here is an updated map showing the approximate locations of the nine (9) “L.A. Lone Woman Murders” in chronological order, covering the years 1943-1949 prior to George Hodel fleeing the country in 1950. In BDA I and II I have catagorized these murders as “Category I- Definites” as opposed to the additional…

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  New Findings confirm Cadaver Dog Buster’s 2013 search and “alert” to human remains at the property as well as the DA/LAPD 1950 Investigative reports that documented detectives original suspicions that a victim might be buried on the residence property. HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA—Dr. Arpad Vass, renowned forensic anthropologist, and the prosecution’s star-witness in the recent Casey…

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Thursday, February 27, 2014 San Marino, California Presented my updated Black Dahlia Avenger II investigation last night at the San Marino Library. Sixty-plus souls braved the threat of rain to turnout and hear and view my updated 2014 Black Dahlia Investigation PowerPoint presentation. It was my first opportunity to publicly present the Sowden/House House Soil…

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February 8, 2014 Los Angeles, California I have received numerous requests to explain George Hodel’s connections to the San Francisco Chronicle.Here is an excerpt from Chapter 16 of my book, MOST EVIL  (Dutton 2009) that addresses the subject. The Chronicle Connection Bay Area investigators have often speculated that Zodiac seemed to have a special relationship…

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Los Angeles, California January 21, 2014 “Paul Dostie is a phenomenal dog trainer. It’s fascinating to see them [Dostie and Buster] work together. Buster’s skeptics were proven wrong. The evidence is deafening.”   Mark Noah, pilot and owner of History Flight Inc.     In a January 20, 2014 article by Benett Kessler , Dostie, Buster, Help with…

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