August 7, 1997 |
Andrew Phillip Cunanan was nursing a stomach wound before his suicide and investigators believe he may have been wounded in one of the five murders he's suspected of committing. Police found bloody bandages, cotton swabs, gauze pads and penicillin pills in the Miami Beach houseboat where Cunanan ended his life with a gunshot to the head July 23. Cunanan, 27, was the prime suspect in the point-blank slaying of fashion designer Gianni Versace July 15 in Miami Beach, along with four other
August 6, 1997 |
A fingerprint found at the scene of Chicago real estate developer Lee Miglin's killing matches that of alleged serial killer Andrew Phillip Cunanan, police said. Police have suspected Cunanan since Miglin, 72, was found dead in May. A warrant for Cunanan's arrest was filed shortly before he committed suicide in Miami Beach, Fla., last month. But police were unable to match his fingerprints to the one at the scene until Tuesday, police spokesman Paul Jenkins said.
August 3, 1997 |
The FBI will reward houseboat caretaker Fernando Carreira with $10,000 for his role in leading police to alleged rampage killer Andrew Phillip Cunanan. Miami Beach police have not decided whether to give Carreira a $45,000 reward they offered for information. Carreira happened on the suspect as he went to check on a boat where Cunanan was hiding after the slaying of fashion designer Gianni Versace. When police searched the boat, they found Cunanan, who had killed himself.
August 1, 1997 |
Suspected serial killer Andrew Phillip Cunanan was not HIV positive when he killed himself aboard a Miami Beach houseboat, the Miami Herald reported in today's editions. Three law enforcement sources, who asked not to be identified, said tests performed on Cunanan's body at the Dade County Medical Examiner's Office showed he did not have AIDS. Cunanan, who killed himself July 23, was suspected in the July 15 slaying of fashion designer Gianni Versace.
July 24, 1997 |
Word about the death of Andrew Phillip Cunanan spread quickly Wednesday night through the gay neighborhood of Hillcrest, provoking feelings of relief and revulsion. "The terror is over, thank God," said Phil Artson, a tutor of languages. In the dance parlors, bookstores and restaurants where Cunanan once was a regular, young men discussed the news from Miami Beach in hushed but excited tones. A few motorists raised their fists and shouted joyously.
July 25, 1997
According to authorities, these slaying are linked to Andrew Phillip Cunanan: APRIL 27 Cunanan left a message for Jeffrey Trail, 28, a gas company manager in Minneapolis, asking Trail to meet him at the apartment of architect David Madson. The three had met when Trail, a former Navy officer, was stationed in San Diego. * APRIL 29 The body of Trail, Cunanan's first alleged victim, was found in Madson's apartment, rolled up in a rug. He had been bludgeoned with a claw hammer, found nearby.