All articles by Steve Hodel

Episode 2 – Sneak Peak 4 minute introduction to “Root of Evil: The True Story of the Hodel Family and the Black Dahlia” Airs Wed Feb 20, 2019

February 16, 2019 Los Angeles, California Elizabeth Short and Steve Hodel                    … More Episode 2 – Sneak Peak 4 minute introduction to “Root of Evil: The True Story of the Hodel Family and the Black Dahlia” Airs Wed Feb 20, 2019

ROOT OF EVIL: The TRUE STORY of the HODEL FAMILY and the BLACK DAHLIA Eight Hour Podcast To Debut Wednesday Feb 13th

February 11, 2019 Los Angeles, California ROOT OF EVIL: THE TRUE STORY of the HODEL FAMILY and the BLACK DAHLIA- … More ROOT OF EVIL: The TRUE STORY of the HODEL FAMILY and the BLACK DAHLIA Eight Hour Podcast To Debut Wednesday Feb 13th

Three Minute Audio Intro to Upcoming Podcast “Root of Evil: The True Story of the Hodel Family and the Black Dahlia” (Debuts Feb 13, 2019)

January 24, 2019 Los Angeles, California C13 Originals/Cadence 13/TNT Audio Introduction (3 minutes) “Root of Evil: The True Story of … More Three Minute Audio Intro to Upcoming Podcast “Root of Evil: The True Story of the Hodel Family and the Black Dahlia” (Debuts Feb 13, 2019)

Former Charles Manson Prosecutor/ LA Head DDA Stephen Kay 2006 Video Interview on Black Dahlia and Red Lipstick Murders “Solved” Updated 2019

January 18, 2019 Los Angeles, California (Updated from 2006 original blog) CLICK BELOW LINK FOR  KAY VIDEO(2 mins)     … More Former Charles Manson Prosecutor/ LA Head DDA Stephen Kay 2006 Video Interview on Black Dahlia and Red Lipstick Murders “Solved” Updated 2019

72nd Anniversay of the Elizabeth Short “Black Dahlia Murder” Will Feature Two Major Productions Linking Dr. George Hill Hodel As Her Killer: Additional LA Lone Women Murder Victims Remembered

January 15, 2019 Los Angeles, California Today, January 15, 2019, marks the 72nd Anniversary of “LA’s most infamous murder.” In … More 72nd Anniversay of the Elizabeth Short “Black Dahlia Murder” Will Feature Two Major Productions Linking Dr. George Hill Hodel As Her Killer: Additional LA Lone Women Murder Victims Remembered

Dr. George Hodel 1942 Mystery Residence Located in South Pasadena: Author Returns for a Sleepover at the Family Home after 74-Year Absence

December 30, 2018 Los Angeles, California Location?      Location?      Location?   Dorothy “Dorero” Hodel with author Steve … More Dr. George Hodel 1942 Mystery Residence Located in South Pasadena: Author Returns for a Sleepover at the Family Home after 74-Year Absence

Root of Evil – Eight-Part (Audio Only) True Story Podcast Series To Air After Fictionalized TNT Dramatization – “I Am The Night”

December 18, 2018 Los Angeles, California TNT and Cadence13, a leading podcast media company, today announced an eight-part podcast documentary … More Root of Evil – Eight-Part (Audio Only) True Story Podcast Series To Air After Fictionalized TNT Dramatization – “I Am The Night”

Press Release-Historic 70-Year-Old Black Dahlia “In Case of Death” Letter Written in 1949 by LAPD Undercover Informant Identifies “GH” (George Hodel) As Killer New Discovery Reveals George Hodel “Grilled” By LAPD as the Suspect in Three Separate LA Murders

December 2, 2018 Los Angeles, California Here is my original Press Release (October 29, 2018) describing the discovery of LAPD … More Press Release-Historic 70-Year-Old Black Dahlia “In Case of Death” Letter Written in 1949 by LAPD Undercover Informant Identifies “GH” (George Hodel) As Killer New Discovery Reveals George Hodel “Grilled” By LAPD as the Suspect in Three Separate LA Murders

South Pasadena Review Editor-Veteran Journalist/Son of Famous Father Interviews Veteran Homicide Detective/Son of Infamous Father

November 9, 2018 Los Angeles, California Here is a November 9, 2018  article “Black Dahlia Murder Comes Full-Circle at So … More South Pasadena Review Editor-Veteran Journalist/Son of Famous Father Interviews Veteran Homicide Detective/Son of Infamous Father

Update on Police Informant W. Glenn Martin Letter – Los Angeles Times Article Suggests Letter Written on October 26, 1949 – Lucille Bowen in Martin Letter a New Murder Victim or Natural Death? – Judge for Yourself

November 2, 2018 Los Angeles, California I originally reported the LAPD police informant W. Glenn Martin Letter appeared to be … More Update on Police Informant W. Glenn Martin Letter – Los Angeles Times Article Suggests Letter Written on October 26, 1949 – Lucille Bowen in Martin Letter a New Murder Victim or Natural Death? – Judge for Yourself

BLACK DAHLIA MURDER- Breaking News New Evidence from 1949 Letter Written by LAPD Paid Informant Confirms Prime Suspect Dr. George Hill Hodel as Killer

October 29, 2018 Los Angeles, California The following major “Breaking News” article written by Daniel Vasquez and Anne Vasquez as a … More BLACK DAHLIA MURDER- Breaking News New Evidence from 1949 Letter Written by LAPD Paid Informant Confirms Prime Suspect Dr. George Hill Hodel as Killer

On the Scent of Dahlia Noir: Givenchy Presents Perfume as “A Fatal Flower of Unreal and Imaginative Compositon for Mysterious and Fascinating Women.”

October 23, 2018 Los Angeles, California Back in 2011 I wrote a short blog on the advertisement by Givenchy for … More On the Scent of Dahlia Noir: Givenchy Presents Perfume as “A Fatal Flower of Unreal and Imaginative Compositon for Mysterious and Fascinating Women.”

On the High Seas with “Baron Ernst Harringa” Crime Accomplice to George Hodel as told by then 11-year-old Gil Osgood

October 8, 2018 Los Angeles, California                       On Sunday Oct … More On the High Seas with “Baron Ernst Harringa” Crime Accomplice to George Hodel as told by then 11-year-old Gil Osgood

Author/UCLA Professor Lawrence Grobel “The Mozart of Celebrity Interviewers” Speaks and Shares Taped Interviews at South Pasadena Library

September 1, 2018 Los Angeles, California                           From … More Author/UCLA Professor Lawrence Grobel “The Mozart of Celebrity Interviewers” Speaks and Shares Taped Interviews at South Pasadena Library

1949-50 Black Dahlia Witness Lillian Lenorak Hamilton Slain in Unrelated 1959 Palm Springs Murder –Her Killer Tord O. Zeppenfield Arrested

August 18, 1918 Los Angeles, California November 12, 1959 UPI Photo Those familiar with my investigation will recognize the name … More 1949-50 Black Dahlia Witness Lillian Lenorak Hamilton Slain in Unrelated 1959 Palm Springs Murder –Her Killer Tord O. Zeppenfield Arrested

1942 L.A. Times Article on Dr. George Hill Hodel Giving WWII Health Lecture at LAPD Police Academy to 200 Law Enforcement Officers

August 12, 2018 Los Angeles, California July 10, 1942 LAPD Police Academy Dr. George Hodel (at lectern) then Head of … More 1942 L.A. Times Article on Dr. George Hill Hodel Giving WWII Health Lecture at LAPD Police Academy to 200 Law Enforcement Officers

NoirCon Journal “Retreats From Oblivion” Features Author’s True Crime Short Story “The Snake and Bake Murder”

July 28, 2018 Los Angeles, California         Steve Hodel and Lou Boxer NoirCon 2014      Author … More NoirCon Journal “Retreats From Oblivion” Features Author’s True Crime Short Story “The Snake and Bake Murder”

Golden State Killer Joseph DeAngelo Identified Through GEDmatch Public DNA Database- Can Familial DNA Identify Zodiac?

May 11, 2018 Los Angeles, California   Enterprise-Journal headline announcing the Sacramento, California arrest of ex-cop Joseph DeAngelo Jr. for … More Golden State Killer Joseph DeAngelo Identified Through GEDmatch Public DNA Database- Can Familial DNA Identify Zodiac?

Reelz TV “Murder Made Me Famous” Features Serial Killer Rodney Alcala –Author and Former LAPD Homicide Detective Steve Hodel Interviewed Regarding his 1971 Arrest and Conviction of Alcala for Attempt Murder and Child Molestation

April 8, 2018 Los Angeles, California Actor Jay Allen ( Upper left) portrays serial killer Rodney Alcala (Upper right) in … More Reelz TV “Murder Made Me Famous” Features Serial Killer Rodney Alcala –Author and Former LAPD Homicide Detective Steve Hodel Interviewed Regarding his 1971 Arrest and Conviction of Alcala for Attempt Murder and Child Molestation