Black Dahlia part one

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Black Dahlia part one - Girl's Body Severed by Killer LOS ANGEI.KS,...
Girl's Body Severed by Killer LOS ANGEI.KS, Jan. 15. <U.E>— The naked, butchered body of a teen-age girl, severed at the waist, was found today in a west-side lover's lane. Detective Lieutenant P. \V. Free- stone, heading the investigation, said the girl apparently was killed the night. 1 The body was found in a vacant lot near a newly developed residential district. Police said the viclime apparently was 1U or IT years old and appeared to have been pretty, though it was hard to tell from the way her head and face were beaten and slashed. A cut extended from the left car, through the mouth to the right ear. The right leg was broken below the knee, and the face was badly bruised. Detective Sergeant P. J. Lambert and Freestone estimated the girl's height at about five feet two inches. She had brown hair and gray-blue eyes. Neither clothing, jewels nor other clues were on the body. Juvenile officers were checking missing persons reports in nn effort to make a tentative identification.

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  1. The Bakersfield Californian,
  2. 15 Jan 1947, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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