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Posts Tagged ‘ famous Los Angeles mysteries ’

The Spot Where the Black Dahlia’s Body Was Found

Oct 15th, 2013 | By | Category: This and That

One Haunted Hollywood locale that I had wanted to stalk pretty much ever since first moving to Southern California in 2000 was the spot where the dismembered body of Elizabeth Short, aka the “Black Dahlia,” was found on the morning of January 15th, 1947.  Over six decades later and the case is still one of the most well-known, talked-about and sinister unsolved murders in the history of the City of Angels.  I avoided the location for over thirteen years, though, because, for some reason, I […]

The Cecil Hotel

Oct 9th, 2013 | By | Category: This and That

Los Angeles magazine’s The Crime Issue had me absolutely drooling when I received it back in July, especially Steve Erickson’s article “Sleep Tight,” which detailed the bizarre 2013 death of 21-year-old Canadian tourist Elisa Lam at the Cecil Hotel in downtown L.A.  I was glued to every single word Erickson wrote and, upon finishing the article, immediately headed to my computer to find out more information about the case, which is easily one of the most haunting and peculiar ever to touch the City of […]