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Elizabeth Short's murder is refered to as the "Black Dahlia" case. In this picture we have Max Handler, a film bit player, also known as Mack Chandler, who is accompanied by Homicide Detective Ed Barrett (in hat & glasses). Handler is the 25th man to claim he killed the "Black Dahlia", but admitted during a lie detector test that he lied about his confession because he "wanted to get away from a gang of men who have been following me constantly".
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00010435 Herald Examiner Collection HE box 11497-Short, Elizabeth. CARL0000012398 http://18.104.22.168/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/8371
Handler, Max Barrett, Edward Murder--California--Los Angeles Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs Herald-Examiner Collection photographs