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Serial Killers, Part 6: Andrew Cunanan Murders a Fashion Icon

Around 8:45 on the morning of July 15, 1997, international fashion designer Gianni Versace returned home to his Miami Beach mansion on Ocean Drive following a walk to a local café. Suddenly, a man approached Versace, pulled out a pistol, and killed him with two shots to the back of his head. The killer was eventually identified as Andrew Phillip Cunanan, who—for reasons that remain unclear—had begun a murderous spree in late April 1997.

Serial Killers, Part 6: Andrew Cunanan Murders a Fashion Icon


Around 8:45 on the morning of July 15, 1997, international fashion designer Gianni Versace returned home to his Miami Beach mansion on Ocean Drive following a walk to a local café. Suddenly, a man approached Versace, pulled out a pistol, and killed him with two shots to the back of his head.

The killer was eventually identified as Andrew Phillip Cunanan, who—for reasons that remain unclear—had begun a murderous spree in late April 1997.

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Mar 14, 2014 04:00 PM