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Elizabeth Short "The Black Dahlia" Murder Location

3825 South Norton Avenue, Los Angeles, CA (approx)
1947-01-15
At the time of the murder this was vacant land. The badly bruised and severed body was discovered on South Norton Avenue between 39th Street and Coliseum, 54 feet north of the fire hydrant, according to the coroner's inquest. That would place the body at the north edge of the property no located at 3825 South Norton (assuming I have the location of the fire hydrant correct).

The Bird's eye gives a good view of the location.

Elizabeth Short (29 July 1924 – January 1947) was a 22-year-old American woman who was the victim of a gruesome and much-publicized murder. Nicknamed the Black Dahlia, Short was found, severely mutilated and her body severed, on 15 January 1947 in Leimert Park, Los Angeles. The murder, which remains unsolved, has been the source of widespread speculation as well as several books and film adaptations.
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