Evidence was being destroyed, he knew, and he immediately cleared the area.
Then, while he and his partner examined the scene, the body of the woman was taken to the Los Angeles County Morgue.
Here, she was convinced, she would come to the attention of the important people in the business. She had done some modeling before coming to Hollywood and men couldnt keep their eyes off of her. Home to Hollywood, sandy beaches, orange groves and movie studios. But there is one lost angel in black that has been haunting the citys boulevards of broken dreams for decades.
Her name is Elizabeth Short and in 1946, she came to Hollywood to make it big and to see her name up in lights.
She couldnt help but feel a little depressed as she looked out over the deserted area.