The Black Dahlia Murder - Hollywood’s most notorious unsolved murder case unfolded on the morning of January 15, 1947 when a woman found what looked like a mannequin in an empty lot on Norton Avenue between 39th & Coliseum Streets in Los Angeles.
What appeared to be a mannequin was actually the mutilated body of 22-year old, aspiring actress Elizabeth Short. The case quickly garnered media attention. Newspapers sensationalized the details of Elizabeth Short’s personal life and the crime, creating the "Black Dahlia."
Seventy years have passed, and the case remains unsolved.