Black Dahlia part 3

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Black Dahlia part 3 - i ' BEAUTY SLAIN — Elizabeth Short, 22,...
i ' BEAUTY SLAIN — Elizabeth Short, 22, described as "good looking brunette" who had lived recently in Santa Barbara, Los Angeles and San Diego, was identified as girl whose nude body, hacked in two by sadistic murderer, was found in a vacant lot in Los Angeles. "Black Dahlia" Murder Trail Leads jo Marine XOS ANGELES, Jnn.,/8. <U.E>— A complete descripttiXv "or: -• RU auburn-haired ex-Marine, hottest suspect in the mntiliation slaying of "Black Dahlia" Elizabeth Short, was unearthed by police'today after her father said he had no information to aid in the search. Cecil French, 23, of Bakersfield, questioned after he was picked up for assertedly molesting women at \ Sixth and Los Angeles streets, was freed from city jail and eliminated from the case. The description of the suspect, one of many admirers of the girl but known only as "Red." WHS provided by Mrs. Vera French and her daughter, Dorothy, of Pacific- Beach, who saw him with her January S at San Diego. Last Time Seen ""Police said insofar as they were concerned that was the last socn i of the "Black Dahlia," the Continued on Page Two nick- , i

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  1. The Bakersfield Californian,
  2. 18 Jan 1947, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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