Cold Blooded Killers
One Woman’s Story Of Her Encounter With Serial Killer Andrew Cunanan Is Truly Chilling

Following on from the success of The People vs O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, the producers have released The Assassination of Gianni Versace. The series focuses on House of Versace founder Gianni Versace’s murder when he was gunned down outside his mansion in Miami by serial killer Andrew Cunanan in 1997.

The story is based on the book Vulgar Favours by Vanity Fair writer Maureen Orth which tells the complete story of the murder and the aftermath. After the news of the murder broke, Orth was one of the first people who had a hunch who the real killer was. She had previously been researching the murder spree of 27-year-old college dropout Andrew Cunanan.

Eight days after Versace’s murder, Cunanan shot himself in the bedroom of a Miami houseboat with the same gun he used to kill Versace.

The retelling of this murder has jogged the memory of one journalist – Race and justice reporter Jamilah King. She tweeted about her meeting with the notorious serial killer Cunanan when she was just 11-years-old…



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