On January 15,
1947, a passerby (said to have been a child with mother; but in the move
"Who Is the Black Dahlia", a grandfather and grandson) spotted
the body of Elizabeth Short in a vacant lot near Hollywood. Various reports
came into the LAPD, some people saying they first thought the body was
Graphic from Severed: The True
Story of the Black Dahlia Murder; Amok Books, Spring 1998, ISBN 1-878923-10-2,
$14.95 U.S. Used by permission.