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                            Officers in the border city im- dered in the Indian Village, Balboa. before sheentered her hgme
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              5744                                  ? _1947

            TO: ____Director
                 ____Mr. EdwardTamm
                 ____Mr. Clegg
                ____Mr. Glavin
                ____Mr. Ladd
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TO           = sic, L Angelo;                                            &#39;                      March 194?
                                                                                                 DATE:  2?,
mom          = SAD, Pittsburgh

UNKNOWN
SUBJECT:                         SUBJECTS:
                           SHORT, Black Dahlia VICTIM
                 - ELIZABETH    aka.
                          OR
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          1947.
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                                                                                  stated     that      he told    the victim
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                                     atpoint twenty minutes shehotel
                               an arriving about block from
49ceeded alonethe hotel rather stricth
         the victim to
                  told
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                                            approximately ro-
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                                                             y                   entering the
                                                                     minutes before         hotel
         and then immediately proceeded room
                                     her
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                              then    to talse  and got the
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    92                                         bed. stated                     lying in
                                                                       that after          a
                                                                                      bed for few
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                                                               kiss
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         she was unablesleep..hen     to
                                      get into    horne-
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         was successfulrelations her. Be said thatthathad was the with
                                                    at time
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                                                                                          in
         time frequently visited a                  res
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         Angeles, and that this                 woman
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                                                                        towards her,
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                                 Ehe following               friend         to the
                                                    victim&#39;s girl returned
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                                                   postcards stamps the drug-
                                                           and
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            he,-end?sn.ggested that staheathat
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        thehotel,             that
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                                     thegirls all them
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                                               his     at
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                                                                                 the
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                                            P                             21, 1946, when
                                                               on Se tember
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                                              her goahome:; -»
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                                                                               still leavingher-oonseious
                                                            ,
                                                 Its-n$,&#39;. &#39; &#39;
                                                           said.
                                                      Elizabeth      gaffer;                             _-                      ;
                                                  whose                j.=Bei .the"_horribleiupn ~
                                                              is&#39;_due .1n&#39;i_at~ mu"
                                               8 torsmneone bus
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   E.A.Tamr
   Clegg         ______
   Coffey            ____


   G1av
   Ladd
     __
   Nicho
    Rosen
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    Tracy
      Carson ____


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                                                                                           Mr.    Ladd
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                 owes                                                                      Mr.    Nichols

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                                                                                            r. racy
     In Glrl sDeath.                                                                       Mr . Carson
     Lo: -"Angeles,
           ti
                 1i7&#39; AP!.
              Jan.      »
                    "of ttr ti
     ;nntila_on.sayert-Va acve.22-
               &#39;i
     Srear-old}
            Elizabethshort,
                          -whose
                                                           1 he
                                                                                           Mr.
           by
          hutche1*y was"described
     Qifjaolice
            psychiatrist of a
     sétperverted
                    asthat
                        being
                       was
                 madman. .
                                                                                           Mr.
                                                                                           Mr.
       n
      -.,:_
       ,
      pt
            on locate I "se&#39;v_&#39;er&#39;al
     Qought a Nationwide . boy
             to    hér scale to                                                                    Egan
       &#39;
      il ndmp authoritiestrying par
           with
         &#39;            I ,                                                               Gurnea
                 many
        er suitors
                 were    said
                                                                                                   Harbo
           Capt.      Martin
      kfaice Loren"Q, of                                                                   Mr.     Hendon
              where girllived
      non;Beach,  the                                                                      Mr.     Jones
      until recently. He.added that to
              ata         drug
      hangers-on neighborhood                                                              Mr. Leona:-d_____
            where
      ltnto near           shelived shewas
      known TheBlackDahlia,"
           as              for                                                              Mr.    Pennington__
                    and  the
      §e,:*~x-aven-hair jet black                                                          Mr. Quinn Tamm_
              whichusually
      zu dng she wore.                                                                      Mr.    Neaae
               her
      ,_§.~Whenmutilated,    bisected
            was found in a vacant lot                                      a                Miss       Gandy
        ednesday
         .1; - _ hennaed was |__
     u-Atibeen.
                  morning, jet-hair
                        _
                          her
                         and .<_,,-_
                                 just               Press m
                                                A Associated
                                                      wmnrnoro
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     drnifjbientenait
      "
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               color.                - »1&#39;4:-~
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                                                            4.
                                                                "
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                                  &#39;fn<»&#39;»i,&#39;
                   friends intended &#39;a the slain .
                         she.                         gin"                            92
      > ----      also .-                  V Mariorie
                                          4 Mrs.
                               ;said-_yesterday.A
       -- arty.~She was frequently
              at Long
       y lted her                  of
                                   Graham         said Mi_ss
                            hotel &#39;" jyledford,
                        Beachby
              man, Martin
       l?l_Na92&#39;1ysaid, Landln Short her wedding
                                         told of            plans;
                    Myrly
                   Policewoman
       1;6}sZ=1Angeies,             last when           they.
                                        1_Q_ct_oher, ._vfer_e&#39;                                V
              asserted Short - sharing hotel room
        _l1i;Brlde             oncTe       &#39;a        in-Holly-E
                    protection "a
             her-;£or        from
                       whom.the
       §ip§eharged"~Mar1ne girl
               as                 -
       described ¢"i_nsane1y-jealous." . "»";:.-.-_.»-1 , __-7~_-
                                      ,                         1-~
      92j;IIartinj_ssid
      1             she              _        sexmaniac
                                      »work:-of_.&#39;;a»&#39;
                      .also_-reportedly
      1     a number other
                   of     suitors.
                                 .&#39;                             -
                                                &#39;f¢ = =@=f¢h¢;4sed1s =.¢°mv°#én&;&#39;@§-
       4? §hort,  of
                  native Hyde Park,5!_?¢.<1°:Tl31&#39;=§!J?§l .liIJ§t
         _§fs_.,»came Med£ord,.&#39;in1 complei
                 hereiron:                       .Mr§i.?!!?@§ §
                                   .s§i<_II=%">>l.1¢.<1f%é=s14,..1Y.I*.e =»_
               -    .      years
           sameState.aboutfour.
                                         either.
       536,16: health,- police *MI1$h=i .- stave
             her            were.in~              -<1=92@é11fs&#39;1 =I»~92                        I
              Shortly       she aid
       -tanned. aiterward took .~_.=-11_.1.e. =__.!zgi_1a=
                                          92y.¢g} .
              jobthe
                in g
          §¬_¢lerk.ipostsxchanse forburi &#39;,"$1_;_§
                          gn-1&#39;:
                           Barbara," thatBe_tty&#39;told l1&#39;e r
                     near
          1 &#39;,Camp Santa
                Cooke,
                             hody;lgomeV -T
                                 said
                                        al,
                                                  ina letter
__                -said       boss,_ two
              vigere; barformer Mrs.weeks ago-_that&#39;she
                                                   hadfbéen
          Inez-Keeling,shezat rstiwasshydoing bit parts in motionpic-
          &#39;a_ and    -never ,. the. until
                                dated~ -tnres
                     n&#39;d&#39;-bashtul shetook employmentin
          molars." &#39;
                     j             =
                      V.
                  &#39;- sis y
                     ~ 4.       _
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              »t_hat.t_ime,Keeling
           :5?-At                told
                she _a employe
                         model
          Elise.was smoking
          L"sLa11&#39;respects,&#39;
                       not»      and
                           ~Au__$ew:
                                months
              jei_do__1n;drinking.-
              siid KeeIlng;_she
          inter; Mrs.     began
              &#39;-with
                  __out -the
               .-Ego       SO!g-1¬__1 _5 _&#39;_8¬V_¬1&#39;8.1~
            sin "- V       *
          £12.week.f-T-. ~*&#39;_=l"={:-";:*"=
                      wasmade}-through
          "Q,-_Identi c&#39;ation
                         on recordw1th&#39;the.FB1,.
                    resultof hér.?4_92rmy_ posb
                  ».a
             anr1"thro&#39;ugh
          iqpf               -i~g$_t
                     hér [g1 194.3; Ain-
              juvenile
          gin »            -J
                            jShe-is
                    delinquent.
          |          i
                    of
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                      =
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                                                                                        E. A.          _
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                                                                                        Coiiey
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                            Murder:
                 iii Mutilation
                 .            .I                                 .
                                                                                        Glavin
                                                                                            Ladd
                                                                                                            _


                   Girl los
                        Ill Angeles
                 -i0i By MsociuioaV
                       tho Press
                                                                                            Nichols
                                                                                            &#39;
                                                                                            P-osen              -
                                Jan.
                                 20.-A
                      LOS ANGELES,                            red-                          .
                                                                                            Tracy
                     haired former Army musician was
                     booked suspicion murder
                          on        of     to-                                              Carson
                                         slaying
                     day in the mutilation     of                                           Egan
                     Elizabeth Short, 22.
                       Robert Manley,25,salesman a
                     pipeclamp
                     custody
                                   was
                             concern, takenin
                                               for
                             last night as he returned"
                                                                                            Hendon
                     from a trip to SanFrancisco.
                     beingexamined hours homi-
                                     tor      by
                                                 After
                                                                                 1
                                                                                            Penningto
                                                                                                 _
                     cidedetectives        in
                                    working relays,he
                       nally tell asleep answeringques-                                      Quinn      Tamm__
                     tions.                            __                                    Nease
                                      oi
                       Capt.JackDonahoe the police
                     homicide bureau, wearily winding                                Miss     Gandy _______
                           of
                     uphours questioning.
                                      announced:                                     i                    i
                                           seems b
                         Mostoi the evidence   to
                                    Detector
                                   Lie Used.
                      on Manley s side."

                        The          willingly
                             salesman &#39;  submitti
                            detector test, according
                      to a lie
                           Donahue, classi ed
                      Capt.which             its
                            as
                      results confused.         1&#39;
                             ll
                     i We try again      he
                                   later," added.
                           tired
                      "He&#39;s out. now. And so are
                      we.f&#39;           &#39;~
                                   made
                        Capt.Donahoe   thesepoints.
                      clear:
                            were
                        No bloodstains                  found in
                             car. Policeearlierhad
                      Manley s
~                                               body,
                      determinedthat Miss Short&#39;s
                                          was
                      after-beingbutchered, washed
                                 to         lot
                      and hauled the vacant where.
                       itwas round!,              ..             ._
                                      1or. .:the.,time
                                                .eh_e
                       i§ll,ll_~l1,1.3Y&#39;§:_&#39;h1§b1&#39;
                                      Wednesday.is a
                       nee. ea.r iy"lsst      "
                                             ap-
                       family a air but doesnot
                          to   been together."
                       pear have  put ,
                              said    at
                         Manley he was home
                             He          4-
                       asleep. wasa wifee.nd,.g.
                       munth-old baby.                           -_ .
                             wire, andchattedthe
                         ms Harriett, at
                       jail.smiled
                                 fondly
                                          aim
                                        hiet with
                               in iow tones in a cornerbefore
                               nervouslybook-
                       h stepped
                         desk.
                          ,
                                     to1the ~
                                      _
                               lfiuhber                .
                                                       Checked.                                 I
                          _,e o lceradded:                  .
                                                            _.       .
                              iancknowlgdged
                          Manley ego wee
                                San
                        Miss Short
                        beiore Christmas;sendingher »a
                        telegram that he wouldseeher
                        again     8;      her
                             Januarymeeting and
                                    her
                        driving-.with. to Los Angeles.                                          92
                                   at         cigeach
                                                 Mo-
                             astop aPaci Mi&#39;m1ey s
                             Capt. Donahoeso
                        idetention       result
                                  was,the of a check
                                           taken the
                        for 1icense&#39;numbers  by
                        Imotel "manager.    __;, _.. .-
                                >Short
                           Missbody s was~~iound        in
                                lot.       of
                         a vacant themorning January
                           Manley as lteét a.
                         15.  mm p~ the
                         north on_a
                                     17,      in
                         friendJanuary andread news-
                             there    Short/s
                         papers of Miss    identi-
                              ption;--~
                                .! girhd wit ino e
                                       a        iéllediord,
                              Theresi ent longer am-
                                  has identi ed
                                        by    police
                              tions, been major
                               widow ofanArmy with
                              _the
                         .     rdingto her
                        ytriendsin many scrapbook-boy!
                                       cities.   *

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                                   WASHINGTONAR
                                   Page ____ _____._r
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                                        Clean;
                                        Coffey __

                                        G1avi"
                                          ____
                                        Lad
                                        Ni¢{b
                                        Rosen ___
                                        Tracy       ___
                                        __
                                        Carson
                                        Egan ____
                                        Hendon ___
                                       Penningto
                                       Quinn Tan
                                       Nessa




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                                               .,;_
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                                                   _.
                                                        Mr.    Tolson
                                                        Mr. E. A. Tamm__.
                                                        Mr.    Clegg
                                                        Mr. Coffey
                                                        Mr. Glavin
                                                        Mr. Ladd
                                                        Mr. Nichols            A
                                                        Mr.    Roaeu
                                                         Mr.   Tracy
                                                         Mr.    Carson
                                                         Mr.    Egan
                                                         Mr.    Hendon
                                                         Mr. Pennington__
                                                         Mr. Quinn Tamm__
                                                         Mr.    Nease
     .-._.                                               Min     Gandy
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                                                                                                "Mr. Ciegg______&#39;,
                                                                                                 Mr.       Coifey_______
             of"
   In Butchery                                                                                   Mr.
                                                                                                Mr. Ladd
                                                                                                           Glavin___&#39;-__
                                                                                                                            {I
                                                                                                Mr. Tolon                  I;
   Black Dahlia 92
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                                                                                     M             Nichols
                                                                                                 Mr.
                                                                                                Mr. E. A. Ta                __

           fSale_smon, Admits
                   31,                                                                       tr  Mr

            Cor Trip With Victim
       _inos ANGELES, 19 or
                   Jan.
                                                                                                 Mr
   A 31-year-old-salesman
              was
       "Red," taken
       night questioning themuti-
            -for
                        known
                      into custodyfto-
                          in
                                                          ,
                                                                                -
                                                                                                 Mr       . Rosen
                                                                                                          . Traey_______
       lation deathof Elizabeth
       22-year-old
               as
                 beautywhowas
       to her iriends
                              Short,
                           known
                         the Black
                                                                                                 Mr       . Carson_________
                                                                                                          . Egan
                                                                                                          . Hendon__f__,_
       Dahlia."                                    ,
       ,        ., e
                                 or Gate.
                                   South"
                            saesman,
                                  wasarrested
                                                                                                  Mr.
                                                                                                  Mr.
                                                                                                  Quinn
                                                                                                            Penni          __
                                                                                                                               _
        an
       alter                 search a red-i
                       intense    for                                                                               __.i--@-
               who
       haired companion     is believed
                                                                                                                     _,Z- --
       to havespentthe last hourswith
       the girl beforeshewasbutchered,                                                                                     _-
       "
       Wednesday.
       AdmitsAuto Trip
             said
                Manley
           Police admitted
             the     girl,
       knowing murdered and
       said he droveher to Los Angeles.J
       troin an prior her &#39;
              Diego to death.                                                                         .
        1 Manlers automobile,a black,
                 was impohnded
       Studebaker,           by&#39;
                   ..,-1:  e.;:;-ksie.
           &#39;11l:~&#39;f.                                  A
         .bore
        lice;-that».Ma-nley
                                                 &#39;%m&#39;*- v$~
                                                a resem-&#39;
                »a
        blance -to               man named Red
        whom
        with                            He
                             sheassociated, was
         at
        arrested                 the home of Harry
             oi     Rock, ieliow
        Palmer, Eagle   a
                His
        salesman. car was.found in
                garage.
                 _
        Palmer&#39;s
               Shortwasin a jolly mood
            Miss
           at a drive-inrestaurantnearsan                                                        s.
           Diegothe dagpeioreher muti-
                   at      the
         late_l_i "severed" twaist,
        I1
                            lot
        Iwasitoiindi a vacant here;
            I
           pause                                  ;-
                                         -11-&#39;1"                                                          /
                   toldPolice
           ._AA -waitress that she
                 the          black-clad
           served black-haired.
                                 of
           girl and"Red"theevening Jen-
                  at
           uary 14 a drive-in restaurant
           nearSanDieso.            the
                          Jadell>Gray,
                     said knew
               tress, she     Missshort                                                                       92
              "Beth" and had servedher
                  &#39;
            ther occasions.                                       *
           " No hint-of the dark tragedy f
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     llislci-§T"s&#39;_h6r¢
               -arrived
                      at/San      airport to
                           Francisco enroute .u0s
     for.  theof the
    éjsearch slayer 22-year-old
                           Black I, er, talked____!.1~l&#39;.P.
                              Dahlia. 1, _&#39; laughedalo
                                            _
                                               and
                                                      Souggghoto
                                                                        iss Gray said "Red" was abo
                                Seized5
                            &#39;Red7jg                                                       pounds;
                                                                          feettall, weighed1&#39;10
                                                                      and very vain.                   -g.-
                                                                           looked
                                                                        . He           at
                                                                                repeatedly_
                                     l,
                            In,.BQt¢h?fY°f&#39;                             a
                                                                      sell.in
                                                                      V &#39;
                                                                       to
                                                                      apparenthr
                                                                      combed,"
                                                                                 cizaretmachine wasl
                                                                           shesaid. was
                                                                                  It
                                                                                         &#39; hair
                                                                                           *
                                                                                       seert his
                                                                                       combed
                                                                                                 mirr0r,i

                                      Dfahliat
                                   leeks *                            a1llright very neatly.".   .~ 7- L
                                                                      1 Meanwhile,policereleasedGlen
                                                                       Thorpe,323 former Laramie
                                        from
                                Continued First  Page! 92cook.
                                                         Wyo.!      who wasarrestedat
                             come        the ot
                                 _lcl6uded party    t ,*Merced
                                                       lsleep a
                                                               after he~/mumbled his
                                                             duringbus-ride,
                                                                                in
                                                                              forgot
                                                                             "1
                             youngcouple. to
                                          aebording the;                      oi!
                                                            to--out the &#39;-scarher leg.
                             waitress. She said they drank Thorpe  had an airtightalibi, po-
                                   ,.~1                               llce.said.      ,             -
                                     &#39;
                             <~:"~:=_<= "-a=s;¢=-I>&#39;:
                                     <1       -E=;=E&#39;                San Diego police said "Red!
                                                   -=<=:1=-:-M,-I--I-;"-=~=-&#39;<=:z&#39;~&#39;-=2:-11:;
                                     &#39;
                                            ~                         lived in
                                                            "f%&#39;.»..J,»L- an auto court not far
                                                                                                       I
                                               &#39; . _- .~
                                                 151.-.&#39;-__       tromthedrive-in restaurant where I
                                               * I }<=i-      1&#39;V waslseen~-
                                                               .-,    he
                                                     :1-=s;?;=:=;=5f"-K--            with the pretty,
                                                                      young   erstwhile
                                                                                      movie extraand   F
                               ¢ ==1<:=::=;;35 ;                   _ partyfgirl.- Miss  -Short. at the
                               » *s=s?= - 2:;
                                /1*; -1 4                     =¢&#39;~
                                                            &#39;1   a=
                                                                          of
                                                                         time theslaying,
                             ~ -3 > ;= -&#39;§~ L"=&#39;=r&#39;:¢: ~r}.¢:=.-             waslivink in
                                      -- ¢        3?=*~:&#39; ,§, amsapartment the Basview
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                               14                 and a             Miss
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                                                             repeatedly
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                                                     Meanwhile, released
                                                         iormer Laramie.
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                                                                                   timeof the,s1aying,
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                                  father, Cleo
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              Short, estranged from his wife,
              to serve as identification witness.
                               would
              Brown_said an inquest            be
                    -_
              held Saturday.                 .
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              attractive blonde wife, Harriet,
              22, sat in police headquarters
              with his father, William Morris
              Manley. Both insistedhe was in-
              nocent, agood husbandand in-
              capableof such a crime.
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              his wife for five minutes before
              booked
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              embraced.
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              Manley. &#39; -&#39;-.     -
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                The suspect, liveswith his
                               SouthGate,
              family at suburban
              said he met Miss Short Dec. 15, a                                               r
                                  body
              month before her mutilated
              was found.      She was standing
              outside a bus station at San Diego
              when Manley, there on a business
                     by.
              trip, drove                4"
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                that I stopped and raked up a                                                  92
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              that night and "kissedher a few
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              againin Januarywhenshe had                                                                I
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                                                                                                         Mr. _____.._-
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                                                                                                         Mr: Tracy______._-
                                              able of
                                                   such         a crime.                                 Mr. Carson     ______._
  LOS ANGELES, Jan. 20 UP!.                     Manley waspermitted to see his
Robert Red   Manley, -25. was                 wife brie y before being booked                             Mr. E8 !1_._-- -4
released byauthorities today after            and they     tearfully embraced.                            Mr. Hendon_______
two -lie detector tests failed to link;        Donohoe
                                              Capt.           permitted them to                           Mr. PenninE&#39;9°n_._
                                              be together for five minutes.
him with    the mutilation     murder.          They were married 15 months                                    Tamm-
                                                                                                          Mr. Quinn
Elizabeth
of                                            Manley was
                 Short, 22, The Black- ago when         discharged
Dahlia.                     "-
                     &#39; &#39;             1 from the army, and are the par-                            Mr. -Nease        _______.
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  8 to       with the murder. His              Short fora       month and   said he
and
wife        both
           father             said he" was     drove her      here from   San Diego
at home the night Mtss Shorti January 9, but denied seeing heri
was slain and her mutilated body               after that.
                                                  The red-haired       salesman said
              lot.
dumped in a. vacant                                         Short
                                               he picked up Miss               outside
No SuspectsLeft &#39;                          a bus      station at   San Diego      on
                                                         and
                                               December 15             dated her sev-&#39;
   The release of
                Manley     leftp  = eral times thereafter when in San
lice without asuspect in the fiv  * Diego on business.
day-old case. _,He was brought        "I left   her on    January 9M
     §
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a rav        g _ een soug sin         1"
                                    about 6:30 pm. in a hotel lob
                                                             her
                                    and I haven&#39;t seen since
last Thursday,       .l - ."        he said.                       I _
   Manley spent nearly. two hours      arrested
                                      Police             Manley.
        crime
 in the police            detection lab- night at the home of  an-imd,
         Ray
 oratory while            Pinker, police 1&#39;l¢1&#39;¢- H8returned i rom&#39;
                                                   had lust
                   i".i1* .ry I.-business -search shad--started;
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 chargeof
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                              for him    after witnesses told
                                               Miss Short s        acquaintance wit
   Following the test} Police Capt. a
                                    red-haired man. Offbers   woul .
 Donohoe said Manley&#39;s reactionsdisclose
 still were being checked. He ad- not
                                    Manley. .
                                                how they    loca
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 declaring he chad .no... connection
 with her death. He said he had                                                                                                        I
 had a irtation with     the black-
         whose
 haired girl         bisected body
 was found here last Wednesday.
         not
 But he had     harmed her in the
 siishtest. he    insisted.
   While Manley was in the crime
 laboratory, Mrs. Phoebe May                                                                                                             92
 Short ofMedford, Mass... Miss}
 Short s mother, returned from|
                 and
 Berkeley. Ca-111., visited th -
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 Brown thatit was necessary for
 memberof  the dead 8ir1 s  fa
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        husband. released and of
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                                                                                                                         Mr.      Nic
     ?ANGELES,.~,Ca&#39;l_if.&#39;,&#39; mtensive search for efforts Mr.
,"*L OS           21;"&#39;Police
               Jaril         aecompletesabout-f_ace. woman,
                                      an
                                             today their
                                                   in a            to                                                             Rose
i ind &#39;the torture-murderer
                         of pr                                                                                           Mr.
l _therthan -a man, the,
   1              -as mutil                                                1I
                                                                       i &#39;. ..         -92    3;. >_., _ .     F i
  llormeriroommates of the -strlkinsv "7
         *                          1 .                                      policemen began wide- MrTracy
                                                                        tlonal      -and   0.    .
                                                                                                 =                       Mr. ________
                       girl were placed_.
 _.-ll!-i!9211_22 .year-old                                             spreadsearch;1or new-clues to the
 on- ie~list      of thoseto be ques-__                                        &#39;
                                                                        girl s murderer.                "_               Mr.
                                                                                                                           Carson

  »-~. tactics of the week-long
                                 -
                      to changeall
           _1._! l1_e_declsion pre-
   ...- aiter-_a
                                 search
               meetingof the cityfstop-
                                                                        &#39; sol them ~combedthe are
                                                                         32.1!
                                                                        where -the -bisected body was -tour: Mr.
                                                                       .hu.nting tor * her. clothing, blooll
                                                                                                                                  Egan
  nking police;
       night
                 oificia-lswhich-begs-nf:
                  &#39;-4 =*@<1*-w¢l1"¥W°- 1.§&#39;T&#39;
                                                                       blankets,the ropes
                                                                        bound_yvhile 11"?
                                                                                         svithtvhich w
                                                                                          and
                                                                                                    she
                                                                                 tortured. her tortur
                                                                                                                                       _
                                                                                                                                  Hendon
                    1-,
      - . _11&#39;>w~.           . < *..&#39;1~r-=                      den."--" &#39; &#39;    &#39;
                                                                                                                                   Pennington___
          &#39;
   ~ nou&#39;r_
         LUGGAGE                e _
                                &#39;                                                             9-.
                                                                          The search, tunied_i1P 111111181 ?-
                                                                       -type watch,still imldentified.     Mr. Quinn                            Tamm_
             in   drive
 {gr -- suspectthenew                  a
                                      is f                                "Other-officersbegan.a1th_0rocheck
                                                                                                           Mr. Nease
               who
  - l&#39;ro_ommate disappeared Jan.                                                   Angeles
                                                                        of all the _.Los       drinkingspots
                                 &#39;
:~ the day Miss Shorts tortured and                                     where the popular girl had been seen.Miss                      Gandy
 Xtilated body, hacked in two,was                                         Others went to the..Bi1tmore Hotel,
      in       lane.-.
-.oiund a lovers ~                  <-                                  -where Mr. Manley -said *the"girl was
         to the
 / ~ _1Adding belie! that the girl&#39;s
f hyer may have been a _woman_~ .
                             were
                                    -i                                     greeting the he~" saw
                                                                            er. .
                                                                                  afriend.
                                                                                         day last
                                                                                                &#39;.
 o factors;-~           j_        a                                              was              alt-
                                                                        ..An1nquest set or tomorrow                               b
 f-&#39;y-
       shewas                       inlns                                       Phoebe
                                                                       -&#39;-er.-Mra Short, mother oi the
    es       Jan. 9 without &#39;a.ny&#39;,luggage_
                                        _                                     girl. identified her butchered
    would indicate
 *_ ~             she spent                                                                 pretty
                                                                                     Man1ey&#39;s blonde wife
                killed
     before she was       with some p
  cman who could                       ,_.
                 provide extra cloth-_ _ .,         _
                                                                       -                                 was
                                                                                     sisted he&#39;r.husba.nd inno                              -0
   1 and -
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                                                                                      the endishslaying, left m
                                                                                      in arm with him
              officials
 1» -nd, police                      "*5"-
                      saidetlfeyie-_fs.=                      the last time I ll ever che
   vedthe killing      a
                followed pattern            $5-Tun?
                                   ngum- V917
   =otherby
        horror-murders &#39; ,~- 1&#39;?-*."I¥3m°1¥ ?d:<b§&#39;,§51.Fee PF ¢°&#39;=.1* ?
                                                                            ?_3i.¥1!3. -.
                                                           ..n.f*=&#39;..1>¢1i&#39;=v.<=
                      women. smwhr                    . .&#39;                            I
             Los        9
   HerpresenceinAnte Jan.                                   l
 Pgjh
           by
          toRobert
        sworn ey,>
     who was cl                          T53-
                   by
   ay after a long grilling
3* >                                 police
   ad
_ _ two lie detector tests. .1 V &#39;
        SUITOBSOUGHT V
QQJEALOUS          ~
                    "another possible
 Pgfllanley suggested
   ct, a swathy,sticky       date
                       f&#39;blind
Zwho jealouslyscratchedMiss Short s
1- --                       The man was
          until they ___.bled.
1 - = ely jealous the girl. hesaid.
                &#39;9!
      saw             on
 fr{&#39;1somesoratches her arms
   hen       a
_-§_ I had date.-with her,"Mr.
11, = e&#39;y toldmea blind
     - said. She           date
       been arranged__ _her°inSan
;,;,_had            for
sfbiego with this dark,"swarthy man.
                                 got
       man thought"another&#39;iellow
            with
4:100friendly her sndshe -with
 him. He got insanelyjealous &#39;I_&#39;ha.t s
  when he slapped and scratched her."
          MORE CREATING] J 1-_-1. &#39;
                                                                                       b &#39;iép i~;%     </fr
                                                                                         _. "RV;-,;-~.x:.-~$_*> -52.?
.
&#39;   Manley saw the -girl, whose
      black hair and fondnessfor sh .r,
                                                                                                 5;? JAN 301% ?                                      &#39;=
        clothing gave her the B kt
   ahlla" nickname, on Jan. 9 when, e                                                                                    J                            1
 .ld police, let herout of _his
           he
                       .
        a. nos Angeles hotel,   ;    .;_ -1
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                                                       E. A. Tam
                                                "&#39;l""&#39; Mr._
                                                       ____.._--
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                                           }    IMr. c3§i_ev__..__
                           --          I] Mr.
                                     ._.- Mr.        G1s:1i11_____
                                                      La &#39;
                                                   Mr . Nic .&#39;__/
                                                   Mr. R0sen
                                                   Mr. TracY__. ._--2-
                                               Mr.
                                               &#39;      Ca.rson_§&#39;______
                                                    Mr. E%a11__-- *-
                                                    Mr. Hendon_______.
                                                       Mr. PenninZt°Y1_._
                                     /[L               Mg, Quinn Tamm__ .
            _                    92s
                                 V                     Mr. Nease   _______
                                                       Min Gandy_____.
                                                       _______,__._-




                                   Angeles,
                              1n Los

     nnde later murder
       musician,the
                insurvived
                 in twoEH3
                     the i
                         questioned
l-XShort,lot. Manleytwolie _" of
   er chm                       -25;
                    up: __ Manley," _
                                 red{&#39;%}&#39;~
                     at dete
   abeon body, slashed
     22,
   former
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 was a
                        wais
   t and was         has
*torsts released. mama w;..,n&#39;
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                     ;
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                                                           0,     Tolson
                                                                  Mr.
                                                                  Mr. E.       A.       Tamm_
                                          _                      " Mr.
                                                                     Clegg
                                                                "&#39;
                                                        ____        Coffey
                                                                  Mr.
                                                                    Glavin
                                                                  Mr.
                                                                  Mr.    Ladd
                                                                  Mr.     Nichols
                                                                  Mr.     Rosen_______
                                                                  Mr.     Tracy
                                                                  Mr.     Carson    .
                                                                  Mr. Egan
                                                                  Hendon
                                                                  Mr.
                                                                   Mr.       Pennington___
                                                                   Mr.       Quinn Tamm_

    _____                                                          Nease
                                                                   Mr.
                                                                   Miss       Gandy

                                          »-                       __i__,Z¬I_{
                              Releas
                       Sug-p-eer&#39;f&#39;1s
                          Mut1lat1on&#39;Murder
                       In" Angeles. 20&#39; U.P.!.
                         Los    Jan.     -
                           Bed!    25&#39;,
                       Robert Manley, wa&#39;s<re-
                        by           today
                       leasedauthorities after
                       ~two-detectorfailedlink
                          lie    tests to
                       him the         of
                                      murder
                          with mutilation
                               Short."   Bla
                       Elizabeth" 22,* &#39;1 he
                           a." His andbo
                       4 &#39; wiie lather
                             was     the Mi
                        idhe athome night
       1                    was and mutilat
                         ort slain her
                         dy
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                                                                                                                    Tolson
                                                                                                                    E.A.Tamm_-
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                                                                                                                    Ladd              .
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                                                                                                                    Tracy
                                                                                                                    Carson

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  ExpresslesiFear~a
               -
                                                                                                                    Harbo
   » "L08-ANGELES, Jan; 29 UP!.                                                                                     Hendon
           houriafter for
                 the
                   deadline
       Three ofthekiller
       thesurréer      of                                                                                           Jones
                Short, the "Black
       E1128-beth
       wved
       a                     new                                Expert
                                                                     questioning dates.
                                                                             onthe
                                                                                                                    Leonard
                                                                                                                        _._-_
          which
       note         murderer
              saidthe    had                                 when he allegedly met the gir                          Penn
               mind"
       changed his               about giving                                   unlik
                                                                     police it was
                                                             convinced                    -.
       himself up.
        A previous
                           -
                   communication had
                                                             that he killed her. But he w
                                                                            iail i
                                                             heldin the-count? hospi
                                                                                        s
                                                                                                                    Quinn
       saidthe slayerof the 22-year-old
       beauty   giveup
            would himself at
                                                             ward.
                                                             hees
                                                                 Officers pointedout that Voor-
                                                                      he
                                                                claimed wentoutwiththe
                                                                                                                    Nease
   I                                                          girl in 1941 her family
                                                                         but         had
       10 am. today. The hour came
       and        without     hap-
                       anything                                     did come the West
                                                             saidshe -not  to
                                                              Coast until   1943.                      -
                                                                          ev
                                                                 Detectives
                                                                          aware.              im-
                                                                                             less
          Note r, _-
       New -. /n=&#39; .. ,.~_
               Sent.                           5-"                           ,e        mum-ssh»
                                      -                           g @_..|h-1."              : --
             this afternoon
        &#39;Ea.rw        Capt.Jack                             &#39;
                                                                Zhn          I
                                                                            2!          ,          Ofm-El
                                                                 =I&#39;r=;         officerssaidshe
       "Donahueof police homicide bu-                       a                           weav.1.,
                                                        &#39; claimedsheshot
                                                          tal:ailment.
                                                        I MissWilliams
                                                                        **14§#":-.
                     mind about
          have changed
         _,&#39;. I my
                         afraid
       surrendering; I&#39;m I won&#39;t                               Miss  in auto
                                                              andstabbed Short an
       a
       get fair deal.             ~: " 1                        courton the outskirtsof Los An-
         "The note was composedl
                              of                                        body
                                                              geles;The bisected               of Miss
       ters and words cut from ne                                                      a
                                                                Short showedno evidenceof
       lpapers,as wereseverals
                            previo                                     &#39;
                                                                bullet wound.
       - messagesapparently from                                 The third zmsuppo        nfes
                          a
         killer. It came in typewritten                        sion came from Mannie          -
        &#39;
        QIWGIODG.                  -_
                                   &#39; :        ~            ve
                                                            _._.iL a. said:&#39; I one o
                                                               and
                                                                      37. who telep
                                                                               killed Elizabeth
          Thee envelope and notes-were
         over
        turned      .to -the police crime                                      met
                                                                Short." Officers her outside
                   study.
       laboratory for                                           a bar on SouthVermontAve.                                    55.
          The new"note arrived shortly                                   convinced tha
                                                                questioning     them                                         }.
                                                                                                                             hi!
        after the Police had , Publicly                                          of.
                                                                sheknewnothing the case.-                                    5.-Q-&#39;
              themselves be fair"to
        pledged       -to                                         Althoughthey had recei                               t.-
                        gave
         the_slayerif&#39;he himself up.                        nearly a half-dozem  notevail
                                    had                         edlyfrom-theslayer,  policewere                       .5 -
       . awaited:the deadlineof theslay-1;                               if
                                                                doubtful any.except     the first                    ~*.,_.?
                  received the mail.!
        er :promise,     in                                     hndarealconnection.»  Itwasthe
                          t-at
        to 8 92l1&#39;l&#39;¬11d8!"
                   himself 10 a.m.92                            first note. rewived-last-Friday.
         _
         idly.              &#39;          .                    which       personal
                                                                     contained    effects
        " But the investigationwas-not.-                                              her"ad-
                                                                of -the-victimincluding
        without   developments. In             a 12-=                               bi£F1.1_9¢1&#39; 1.1¢sW-N
                                                                                               r          92
        hour period;»police&#39;-receivedand
        rejected,       or
               completely in part.
        three purported &#39;      to
                         confessions
        th e brutai mutilation slaying of
             &#39;
        the black-haired-girl. l-mi"- "
          Th
         up
        self
             e
               gave
          5 rhees,_
        Daniel &#39;33.
                    camelastnisht ,.
                        ter tele
                                    wh
                                      V
        that he wasIthe;kil.ler..He ga                           &#39;            _~
                                                                                 __ 2-.1/-92?.1°
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                                said: f,&#39;l_Z
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                                                                                                                    Mr.
                                                  BlackHeld. &#39;
                                                ily
                                                      Dahlia
                                                      the .AISDCiGiUd
                                                 FORTDIX,J., Feb. 6.S01- i
                                                        N.
                                                Idler said &#39;Army to} K-92 - ~..
                                                         by
                                                         of
                                                            Press
                                                 have told dating
                                                                  y
                                                                    -A
                                                              authori
                                                                Elizabeth Shag
                                                                                                                    Mr.   Clegg
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 0                   pm
                                                 in Los Angeles onJanuary B-tour
                                                 days beforethe so-ca1led_ _Black.
                                                 Dahlia" wasfound slain;-was
                                                                           held
                                                 in the Fort stockade
                                                ,while Armyauthorities awaited
                                                                                      today                         Mr.
                                                                                                                    Mr.
                                                                                                                          Coffey
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                                                                                                                    Mr.1&#
                                                                      police.
                                                  word from L05 Angeles                        L
" .-
                                                    Cornelius
                                                    Maj.                Morris, pos E
                                                                        T.
                                                  public relations
                                                  soldier Corpl: Joseh
                                                   lareniont, ., rea
                                                                       oi
                                                                     ugiais
                                                                    55&#39;
                                                                            rsaid
                                                                         after
                                                                                        th 3
                                                                                           "-                       Nic
                                                   he-datemind went and
                                                   &#39; -rzemembere
                                                       _
                                                    ...n
                                                    &#39;
                                                           his blank;
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                                                                                        Carson
                                                        29-year-old former
                                                 &#39; The               combat                                     Mr.
                                                 infantryman was examined yester-                                         Egan
                                                    heplaced
                                                       bea
                                                 ymemied that in
                                                 iday