• The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel Completely Glosses Over the History of Skid Row

    16 days ago - By Pop Sugar

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    Netflix's Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel revisits the case of Elisa Lam , a 21-year-old Canadian student who was found dead in the Cecil Hotel's water tank on Feb. 19, 2013. The series unpacks the story by detailing the chilling coincidences associated with her disappearance, offering theories as to what may have happened to her, and analyzing a troubling elevator video , but it completely glosses over the real history of Skid Row, or as Detective Jim McSorely irresponsibly calls it "a free-for-all, where people are allowed to sleep on the streets, buy drugs, sell...
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