15 Hollywood Mysteries That Have Never Been Solved

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Being famous isn’t always a good thing. Hollywood is full of glitz and glamour, but it can also be full of darkness and danger. The people on this list are now forever intertwined with that dark side either through their addictions or in many cases something much more sinister.

1. Elizabeth Short aka The Black Dahlia

The case of the Black Dahlia is one of the longest standing unsolved crimes in the history of the LAPD. Elizabeth Short wasn’t an actress; in fact, she wasn’t famous in any way, until her murder. Now she is permanently linked to Hollywood lure through her case, which has been examined and immortalized in books and films over the years. Short’s body was found on January 15, 1947 and the gruesome nature of her murder is truly the stuff of legends. Her body was found on an empty lot, cut in half at the waist, drained of blood and badly mutilated. Dozens of people confessed to her murder because of all the attention and notoriety the case received, but to this day, her killer has not been caught.

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