The Black Dahlia is a pseudonym given to Elizabeth Short, a woman who was brutally murdered in Los Angeles in 1947. This name was used in place of Short's real name as part of the news media's tendency at that time to gi... More »

Nobody knows for sure who killed the woman referred to as the Black Dahlia, and that is why the case remains unsolved as of 2015. There have been numerous suspects over the years -- Dr. George Hordel, nightclub owner Mar... More »

www.reference.com Government & Politics Crime

Elizabeth Short, nicknamed "The Black Dahlia," was found mutilated in a vacant lot in Los Angeles, California. Her body was found by a local resident on Jan. 15, 1947. More »

www.reference.com Government & Politics Crime Famous Crimes

Nobody knows for sure who killed the woman referred to as the Black Dahlia, and that is why the case remains unsolved as of 2015. There have been numerous suspects over the years -- Dr. George Hordel, nightclub owner Mar... More »

www.reference.com Government & Politics Crime

Elizabeth Short, nicknamed "The Black Dahlia," was found mutilated in a vacant lot in Los Angeles, California. Her body was found by a local resident on Jan. 15, 1947. More »

www.reference.com Government & Politics Crime Famous Crimes

Elisa Boyer is the woman who was with singer Sam Cooke on the night that Bertha Franklin shot and killed him. There are many controversial stories and theories surrounding his death, but the jury found Bertha not guilty ... More »

The black cross symbol represents the Anarchist Black Cross, an organization that provides support for prisoners who have been imprisoned for struggling for freedom and liberty, according to the Anarchist Black Cross Fed... More »