4 -Elizabeth Short-

4 -Black Dahlia-

Born: July 29, 1924, Hyde Park, Boston, MA
Died: January 15, 1947, Los Angeles, CA
Arrest: Short’s arrest photo from 1943 for underage drinking
Cause of death: Cerebral hemorrhage resulting
from homicidal violence
Buried: Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, CA

Elizabeth Short, known posthumously as “the Black Dahlia”,
was an American woman who was found murdered in the
Leimert Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.
Arrest: Short’s arrest photo from 1943 for underage drinking
The murder of 22-year-old Elizabeth Short in January of 1947
was one of the biggest news stories of the 20th century,
and continues to fascinate people to this day.

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