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Leslie Dillon

Freelance Writer

Madison Who's Who

HQ Phone: (718) 932-8011

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Madison Who's Who

30-01 Northern Blvd.

Long Island City, New York 11101

United States

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Employment History

Author and Writer

AuthorHouse

Dancer

Florentine Gardens

Devonshire Hotel

Police Psychiatrist

Los Angeles Police Department

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Leslie Dillon rises to the top ...

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Leslie Dillon rises to the top of the list.

In 1948, Leslie Dillon was 27 years old, slim, tall and blond. He and his wife and young daughter lived in Miami. He was a wanderer, not unlike Elizabeth Short, and traveled around the country from Florida to California.
After reading a story in the October, 1948 issue of True Detective magazine about the murder of the Black Dahlia, Dillon, contacted the Los Angeles Police Department.
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Dillon and de River corresponded for some time, leading de River to believe Dillon knew more about the murder than the public knew. Dillon talked about Connors until de River started thinking that there was no Jeff Connors, that Dillon was using him as an alter ego. Dillon talked about Connors until de River started thinking that there was no Jeff Connors, that Dillon was using him as an alter ego.
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The psychiatrist suggested that Dillon travel to Los Angeles and work with him to help solve the case.
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Dillon was encouraged by the doctor to confide in him. He set up a meeting with Dillon and undercover officers that resulted in Dillon being held in a hotel room near Los Angeles for days while police attempted to ring a confession from him. Dillon cried foul, threw a postcard out of the hotel window asking for help, saying he was being held captive.
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A writ of Habeas Corpus was issued and Dillon was released from custody.
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Dillon, however, could not provide conclusive proof of his own whereabouts on January 15, 1947. He eventually brought a suit against de River and the LAPD.
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The district attorney's office did their own investigation into the murder of Elizabeth Short, highlighting suspect Leslie Dillon.
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Dillon seemed to be around a number of sites identified with Elizabeth Short.
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Dillon lived in Los Angeles around the time of the murder and his half-brother ran a restaurant at 1783 S. La Cienega, several miles from where Elizabeth Short's body was discovered.
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In 1946, Dillon lived at 906 Crenshaw Boulevard, 2 1/2 blocks from the cafe where Elizabeth Short's purse and shoes were discarded after her murder.
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Police also followed leads that placed Leslie Dillon, Elizabeth Short and Mark Hansen at the Aster Motel at 2901 S. Flower Street in Los Angeles.
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Five witnesses claimed Dillon stayed at the Aster Motel, while three of them also claimed that Mark was seen there.
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Canceled checks showed that Dillon and his wife did stay at the Aster in April, 1947. Dillon spent most of January in San Francisco, working as a bellhop.
Detectives had a tough job placing Dillon in Los Angeles or the Bay area during the time of the murder.
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The first name on the list was Leslie Dillon.
*correction update
Taxonomy:Murder, The Black Dahlia1947, Beth Short, Black Dahlia, Elizabeth Short, LAPD, Leslie Dillon, murder


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It has been said that Grace Allen, ex-wife of Jeff Conners, aka Arthur Lane, friend of Leslie Dillon, was a dancer at the Florentine Gardens.

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It has been said that Grace Allen, ex-wife of Jeff Conners, aka Arthur Lane, friend of Leslie Dillon, was a dancer at the Florentine Gardens.


It has been said that Grace ...

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It has been said that Grace Allen, ex-wife of Jeff Conners, aka Arthur Lane, friend of Leslie Dillon, was a dancer at the Florentine Gardens.

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It has been said that Grace Allen, ex-wife of Jeff Conners, aka Arthur Lane, friend of Leslie Dillon, was a dancer at the Florentine Gardens.


It has been said that Grace ...

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It has been said that Grace Allen, ex-wife of Jeff Conners, aka Arthur Lane, friend of Leslie Dillon, was a dancer at the Florentine Gardens.

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It has been said that Grace Allen, ex-wife of Jeff Conners, aka Arthur Lane, friend of Leslie Dillon, was a dancer at the Florentine Gardens.


It has been said that Grace ...

www.bethshort.com [cached]

It has been said that Grace Allen, ex-wife of Jeff Conners, aka Arthur Lane, friend of Leslie Dillon, was a dancer at the Florentine Gardens.

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It has been said that Grace Allen, ex-wife of Jeff Conners, aka Arthur Lane, friend of Leslie Dillon, was a dancer at the Florentine Gardens.

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