Tag Archives: 1976

Black Dahlia: Fauna Hodel’s Story in 1976 – and No Black Dahlia or George Hodel

Before TNT airs “I Am the Night,” (“inspired by a true story,”) I’m digging for references to Fauna Hodel, George Hodel and the Black Dahlia. So far, it’s not going well.. On June 2, 1976, the Nevada State Journal published … Continue reading

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LAPD: Parker Center Cop Shop Files

June 23, 1976: William C. Harber and Constance Thorn are found beaten to death in an apartment at 3416 Manning Ave. The case has never been solved. Several weeks ago, I was given a box of material that was cleaned … Continue reading

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LAPD: Parker Center Cop Shop Files — Mysterious PC Numbers

Here’s an example of what I’m talking about. This anonymous fellow was captured by a bank security camera and the photo is marked PC 45080. Often in these cases, the PC number will be rendered PC 450 (80), in which … Continue reading

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Main Street Gym

I dug out the old photos of the Main Street Gym and fired up the scanner at the Daily Mirror HQ. Photograph by Marilynn K. Yee / Los Angeles Times Then I took a closer look at this picture from … Continue reading

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