By Steve Hodel
In Black Dahlia Avenger II, bestselling writer and veteran LAPD murder detective Steve Hodel provides his six-year follow-up research [2006-2012] into the l. a. B lack Dahlia and different serially attached Nineteen Forties Lone girl Murders.
After the 2003 book of his NYT bestseller and MWA Edgar nominated true-fact crime publication, Black Dahlia Avenger: A Genius for homicide, and receiving a "CASE SOLVED" criminal opinion from lots of LA's most sensible legislations enforcement officials-which integrated a then energetic Head Deputy District legal professional and LAPD's leader of Detectives-Hodel did not cease there.
In this investigative sequel he offers his cautious deconstruction of the Dahlia Myth-exposing and correcting the Black Dahlia Murder's 3 maximum city Myths:
Myth No. 1 – "It used to be a standalone murder"
Myth No. 2 – "There used to be a lacking or misplaced Week"
Myth No. three – "The case was once by no means solved"
Some of BDA II's new investigative findings:
• The acquiring of Dr. George...
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These are her verbatim descriptions, written some twenty or thirty years past. I have, however, inserted in bold my own comments to assist the reader in understanding or to clarify a specific person, place, etc. One further explanation is needed. What we are reading here are Madi’s personal reflections as dictated directly into a tape recorder and then transcribed to paper. So, they are not actually her “writings” so much as they are a conversational storytelling of her life, which was then transcribed into a 1200-page rough draft manuscript.
No cops, no cop cars, and Mingus was right behind them. So she made a right on N. Bronson and ran a red light at Sunset, where a police cruiser parked there stopped them. To the puzzled cop, Mattie explained that Knepper worked for Charles Mingus, who was chasing them. When the cop looked up, the limo wheeled into a U-turn and sped off. The cop shrugged, and let Mattie off with a warning. Relieved, they drove to Pat Willard’s house and listened to Ellington records. The DA Secret Files Black Dahlia Avenger originally published in April 2003.
I knew that Mother was close friends with Mattie Comfort. On one occasion in the 1970s, my mother had called me up and asked if I could give her a ride out to the Sunset Strip. She wanted to go to a party being held by some friends. I drove her out and accompanied her to an apartment house. At the door, Mother briefly introduced me to a beautiful woman, simply saying, “Steven, this is Mattie, a good friend from the old days. ” The beautiful “Satin Doll” smiled at me. We shook hands, and I turned and left.
Black Dahlia Avenger II. Presenting the Follow-Up Investigation and Further Evidence Linking Dr. George... by Steve Hodel