The Black Dahlia Mystery: Solved or Unresolved?

It was surprising to read that Peter Gilstrap considers the Black Dahlia murder "still unsolved" ("On Top of the Underbelly," Sept. 17). Having met both John Gilmore and the late Dr. George Hodel, I'm convinced that the mystery was finally put to rest by former Los Angeles Police Det. Steve Hodel. His book merges personal memories with a methodical investigation of the long-cold crime to reveal a bloody history that's stranger than fiction. Let readers decide for themselves at

John C. Stickler


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