The Black Dahlia was a terrible unsolved crime. It was the murder of a young woman named Elizabeth Short. She fell in love with a soldier, who died. To get over her loss, she went drinking and also started seeing other men. She becamse known as "easy". One day she was found severly dismembered. Her mouth was cut up to her ears to keep a "smile" on her face. She was cut up all over her body and sliced in half from the waist. Grass was shoved up her vagina. She was posed with her legs spread open and her arms above her shoulders.
This has become one of the greatest murder mysteries of all time.