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Root of Evil
The True Story of the Hodel Family and the Black Dahlia
When Elizabeth Short, also known as The Black Dahlia, was brutally killed in 1947, it gripped the entire country. More than 70 years later, it remains America's most infamous unsolved murder. Many believe Dr. George Hodel was the killer, thanks to an investigation by Hodel's own son. But murder is just part of the Hodel family story, one filled with horrifying secrets that ripple across generations. Now, through never-before-heard archival audio and first-time interviews, the Hodel family opens up to reveal their shocking story. In this eight-part documentary series, sisters Rasha...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.2 stars from 209 ratings
Fantastic
So interesting. I am glad you are telling the story your mom wanted to share. Now you are finishing her work. I think she would be thrilled that her family continued her work.
Lina8 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/19/19
Hooked
I’m so happy this podcast has started but so mad I can’t binge it all at once! Thank you for telling this story!
LoHum77 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/19/19
Sucked in first episode
Love it....keep them coming!!
really itunes via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/18/19
Recent Episodes
Steve Hodel, a former LAPD homicide detective, and son of George Hodel - the prime suspect in the Black Dahlia murder, takes us through the gruesome discovery found in Los Angeles on January 15, 1947.
Published 02/15/19
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Published 02/13/19
When Elizabeth Short, also known as The Black Dahlia was brutally killed in Los Angeles in 1947, it gripped the entire country, and became Americas most famous unsolved murder. The case remains officially open, but many believe Dr. George Hodel to be the killer, thanks to the investigation by...
Published 01/22/19
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