All articles by Steve Hodel

Has A DownUnder Reader Discovered A “Not So Over-The-Top” New Surrealist Artist William Copley Black Dahlia Art Clew Riddle Further Linking Dr. Hodel’s Historic Sowden House As 1947 Crime Scene?

September 9, 2019 Los Angeles, California “It is Midnight Dr. _____. ” (Oil on canvas) by William Copley (1961)  Reproduced … More Has A DownUnder Reader Discovered A “Not So Over-The-Top” New Surrealist Artist William Copley Black Dahlia Art Clew Riddle Further Linking Dr. Hodel’s Historic Sowden House As 1947 Crime Scene?

Fototeka/House of Lucie DTLA Exhibit of Archival LAPD Crime Scenes (1920s-1960s) and Black Dahlia-LA Lone Woman Murders Author Talk Well Received- Photo Exhibit Extended to SEPT 15th

August 31, 2019 Los Angeles, California My sincere thanks to the fifty-plus attendees who braved the DTLA rush hour traffic … More Fototeka/House of Lucie DTLA Exhibit of Archival LAPD Crime Scenes (1920s-1960s) and Black Dahlia-LA Lone Woman Murders Author Talk Well Received- Photo Exhibit Extended to SEPT 15th

House of Lucie: Talk with Author Steve Hodel This Week Thurs Aug 29th 6 PM + The Art of the Archive Exhibition Extended!

August 27, 2019 Los Angeles, California Conversation Q&A with Steve Hodel  Thursday, August 29, 2019, 6 PM House of Lucie at ROW … More House of Lucie: Talk with Author Steve Hodel This Week Thurs Aug 29th 6 PM + The Art of the Archive Exhibition Extended!

Steve Hodel’s New True-Crime Book, “IN THE MESQUITE: The Solving of the 1938 West Texas Kidnap Torture Murders of Hazel and Nancy Frome” Launches Today

August 14, 2019 Los Angeles, California                Print Edition Available HERE. Retired LAPD Homicide Detective III, Steve Hodel, brings over … More Steve Hodel’s New True-Crime Book, “IN THE MESQUITE: The Solving of the 1938 West Texas Kidnap Torture Murders of Hazel and Nancy Frome” Launches Today

Fact Checking a Major Newspaper Article in the U.K.’s THE TELEGRAPH: “Party monster: the deranged, decadent life of Black Dahlia suspect George Hodel”

August 11, 2019 Los Angeles, California The above article was first published in London’s, THE TELEGRAPH back on February 28, … More Fact Checking a Major Newspaper Article in the U.K.’s THE TELEGRAPH: “Party monster: the deranged, decadent life of Black Dahlia suspect George Hodel”

New Cold Case True Crime Book by Steve Hodel To Publish August 27, 2019 – Author Claims “Cold Case Solved”

August 6, 2019 Los Angeles, California Looking forward to the release/publication of my newest true-crime book in just twenty-one days. … More New Cold Case True Crime Book by Steve Hodel To Publish August 27, 2019 – Author Claims “Cold Case Solved”

Author/Investigator Steve Hodel announces the Pending Publication of a New Murder Investigation “Case Solved” Embargoed New Launch Date August 27 2019

July 29, 2019 Los Angeles, California New book will be delayed five days and now expected to publish on 27 … More Author/Investigator Steve Hodel announces the Pending Publication of a New Murder Investigation “Case Solved” Embargoed New Launch Date August 27 2019

The Sixties-Remembering Laurel Canyon- Kiyo, Neil Young, John Densmore and a Twilight Zone Zodiac Synchronicity

July 17, 2019 Los Angeles  Yesterday, I was doing some research and chanced upon an excellent article, “Laurel Canyon is … More The Sixties-Remembering Laurel Canyon- Kiyo, Neil Young, John Densmore and a Twilight Zone Zodiac Synchronicity

Special Report: Black Dahlia “Voices from the Past”: Top City and County Law Enforcement Officers Declare “Case Solved”: LAPD Denies Request for DNA Testing, “Too Busy with Current Cases”

June 21, 2019 Los Angeles, California Greetings from Los Angeles and welcome to the first day of summer! Please click … More Special Report: Black Dahlia “Voices from the Past”: Top City and County Law Enforcement Officers Declare “Case Solved”: LAPD Denies Request for DNA Testing, “Too Busy with Current Cases”

Fact Checking Newsweek Article “True Story Behind ‘Root of Evil’ Podcast, Black Dahlia Murder and Fauna Hodel- Who Is George Hodel?”

June 4, 2019 Los Angeles, California The following NEWSWEEK article, “True Story Behind ‘Root of Evil’ Podcast, Black Dahlia Murder and Fauna Hodel”- … More Fact Checking Newsweek Article “True Story Behind ‘Root of Evil’ Podcast, Black Dahlia Murder and Fauna Hodel- Who Is George Hodel?”

Australian Morning Television Show “Today Extra” Interviews Author Steve Hodel on Black Dahlia Investigation

May 26, 2029 Los Angeles, California Here’s a recently recorded seven-minute interview I did for Sydney, Australia’s morning show, “Today … More Australian Morning Television Show “Today Extra” Interviews Author Steve Hodel on Black Dahlia Investigation

In Her Own Words-Tamar Nais Hodel Tells the True Story of the Circumstances Surrounding Her Daughter Fauna Hodel’s Birth and Adoption

May 19, 2019 Los Angeles, California Tamar Hodel circa 2001, Hawaii I recently appeared on several nationally televised talk shows, … More In Her Own Words-Tamar Nais Hodel Tells the True Story of the Circumstances Surrounding Her Daughter Fauna Hodel’s Birth and Adoption

Steve Hodel Interview with Dr. Oz “Who Is Responsible for the Black Dahlia Murder?” (4 Minute Video Intro Clip)

https://stevehodel.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/dr-oz-teaser-blk-dahlia-skh-4min-mar-14-2019.mp4 Click on above to play  May 14, 2019Los Angeles, California Above is a four-minute Introduction/Teaser video clip from today’s … More Steve Hodel Interview with Dr. Oz “Who Is Responsible for the Black Dahlia Murder?” (4 Minute Video Intro Clip)

LITFEST PASADENA “Motel, Money, Murder, and Madness: True Crime as Entertainment May 19th 4:30 PM Pasadena Playhouse

MAY 19, 2019  4:30 PM  Will be on Panel Discussion at PASADENA PLAYHOUSE FRIENDSHIP CENTER 39 S. EL MOLINO AVE, … More LITFEST PASADENA “Motel, Money, Murder, and Madness: True Crime as Entertainment May 19th 4:30 PM Pasadena Playhouse

Hollywood Fictional Miniseries “I Am The Night” Eclipses The Truth As Presented In Two Hodel True Story Family Biographies: “One Day She’ll Darken” and “Black Dahlia Avenger: A Genius for Murder”

  4/28/19 Los Angeles Only in Hollywood’s Dreamland using the words “Based On” or “Inspired By” can you see a … More Hollywood Fictional Miniseries “I Am The Night” Eclipses The Truth As Presented In Two Hodel True Story Family Biographies: “One Day She’ll Darken” and “Black Dahlia Avenger: A Genius for Murder”

Zodiac Killer Crimes Examined on “Very Scary People” Parts I & II- My Short Review of the Case: Status “The Good and Bad” as of 2019- Program Eliminates “The Usual Suspects” (Allen, Van Best Jr., Kane, and Kaczynski)

April 15, 2019 Los Angeles, California Hosted by actor Donnie Wahlberg   I watched the two-hour opening episodes (Part I … More Zodiac Killer Crimes Examined on “Very Scary People” Parts I & II- My Short Review of the Case: Status “The Good and Bad” as of 2019- Program Eliminates “The Usual Suspects” (Allen, Van Best Jr., Kane, and Kaczynski)

Director/Screenwriter David Lynch Reveals “New/Old Clue” to Black Dahlia Investigation in “Dinner with John John”

April 12, 2019 Los Angeles DINNER WITH JOHN JOHN                        … More Director/Screenwriter David Lynch Reveals “New/Old Clue” to Black Dahlia Investigation in “Dinner with John John”

Anatomy of a Podcast: Root of Evil: The True Story of the Hodel Family and the Black Dahlia- DNA Test Answers Question of Fauna Hodel’s Paternity

April 6, 2019 Los Angeles, California           I have just completed listening to the final episode … More Anatomy of a Podcast: Root of Evil: The True Story of the Hodel Family and the Black Dahlia- DNA Test Answers Question of Fauna Hodel’s Paternity

Dr. Phil Show “Hollywood Obsessed: The Black Dahlia Murder Mystery, “New Evidence Found” Aired Wed March 27 2019 – Dr. Phil Praises Top National Podcast “Root of Evil”

March 30, 2019 Los Angeles, California Appeared on the Dr. Phil Show this week for a full one-hour presentation covering … More Dr. Phil Show “Hollywood Obsessed: The Black Dahlia Murder Mystery, “New Evidence Found” Aired Wed March 27 2019 – Dr. Phil Praises Top National Podcast “Root of Evil”

Seventy-Year-Old Court Documents Unsealed-Reveal Dr. George Hodel Performed an Abortion Attempt on His 14-Year-Old Daughter Prior to Obtaining a Second Sucessful Abortion Performed By Dr. Francis Ballard

March 25, 2019 Los Angeles, California In February 2019 I teamed up with my friend and super-sleuth extraordinaire,  KAREN SMITH, … More Seventy-Year-Old Court Documents Unsealed-Reveal Dr. George Hodel Performed an Abortion Attempt on His 14-Year-Old Daughter Prior to Obtaining a Second Sucessful Abortion Performed By Dr. Francis Ballard

L.A. Times Investigative Reporter/Columnist Steve”Watchdog For The People” Lopez’s Investigative Persistence Pays Off–Helps Confirm LAPD’s Earlier Suspicions Dr. George Hodel Killed His Personal Secretary and the “Black Dahlia”

    Graphic by Robert J. Sadler March 17, 2019 Los Angeles, California My previous personal KUDOS to LA Times … More L.A. Times Investigative Reporter/Columnist Steve”Watchdog For The People” Lopez’s Investigative Persistence Pays Off–Helps Confirm LAPD’s Earlier Suspicions Dr. George Hodel Killed His Personal Secretary and the “Black Dahlia”