In 1947, Elizabeth Short was murdered. Her bisected body was left in a vacant lot in Los Angeles, leading her death to become highly publicized. The 22-year-old was given the nickname “The Black Dahlia,” and her death is the most notorious unsolved murder in American history.TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Outrageous news story in your town?
Retired LAPD detective Steve Hodel began to investigate the mysterious murder in 1999, after he learned his father, Dr. George Hodel, was a prime suspect shortly after Short’s body was found. On Wednesday’s episode of Dr. Phil
, he shares the details of his investigation.
In the video above, Dr. Phil and Steve review transcripts from surveillance recordings taken in George’s home in 1950. What do they reveal?WATCH: Who Was ‘The Black Dahlia’?
And, on Wednesday
, hear from George Hodel’s great-granddaughters whose top-ranked podcast, “Root of Evil: The True Story of the Hodel Family and the Black Dahlia,” is gripping the nation with never-before-heard archival audio of disturbing family secrets. Check here
to see where you can watch.TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Are you involved in a story that has made the headlines?
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