Black Dahlia part 2.5
Kern Man Quizzed in L. A. Sex Killing C'om:!i!i ' F seen ncnr ihe scPtie where the body was found. No Kcconl Local city and county police have no record of French and his name does not appear in the city or county directory. Police expressed Ihe belief lhat if he is a resident here, lie. recently arrived in the city. The woman's identification was e-lablisliecl by the FBI through fingerprints obtained when she was employed in the post exchange at Camp fiioke in l!i-i:i. In Medford. .Mrs. P| l( ,cbe M. fliort. mother of the slain woman, said she las| heard her daughter wa ; employed ill the movies, rind ju^l reel-in ly had a l"ller from In.T in uhich -.he stiitrd she was going to -_'ive up that work to go to an- o! hop j..|i in San I>ieuo. join Page One A friend of the woman in Med; ford said lhat Miss Short had writ: ten her she pljinned to marry an airforce lieutenant, then in a Los- Angeles liospiial. : Homicide detectives in Los Angeles today said they were planning to question a Kritlsh motion pic- lure actress among others who ! iiiiL'ht give them clues to the slayer ' of the girl. j Long Beach police said the slain i woman, an attractive brunette, lived ai that place fora month last siim- 1 mer and was known 10 police as the "Black Dahlia" for her custom of I wearing sheer, black clothing. j A telegram received by .Miss Short on January S, from a man who signed himself —Red." in which he ; said to "wait and I'll be down for : you.' 1 was uncovered by Los Angeles piiljce at the girl's last address.