So when I finished reading this I was somewhat confused on how she had been killed, I thought she was cut at the throat and gutted in a way but I was so soo wrong. I had looked up pictures and was so disturbed on how someone could mutilate a human like this. I then was talking to my roommate about how I had to read this for class and how horrible the killing was and I was shocked when she immediately recognized the story, since I had never heard it before. She said that there was a fictionalized story on American Horror Story “Spooky Little Girl” which had the details of how the body was discarded, cut up with the joker smile although not as gruesome. I also found a movie called The Black Dahlia. This actually made me realize how big the story of Elizabeth Short’s death was.