Andrew Cunanan and the killing of Gianni Versace – Book Excerpt in The London Times Magazine

On July 15, 1997, the flamboyant fashion designer was shot dead on the steps of his Miami Beach mansion. His murderer? A serial killer on the FBI’s Most Wanted list. Writer Maureen Orth’s explosive account revealed how the police failed to track him down. Now her book has been made into a TV series, with Penélope Cruz playing the woman who went on to run her brother’s empire, Donatella Versace.

Original Vanity Fair 1997 Article That Started it All – The Killer’s Trail: Gianni Versace’s Murderer

Gianni Versace appears to have been the crescendo of a cross-country murder spree that landed 27-year-old Andrew Cunanan on the F.B.I.’s Ten Most Wanted list. From the truth about Cunanan’s childhood, to the bloody crime scenes he left behind in Minneapolis, Chicago, New Jersey, and Miami, Maureen Orth follows the twisted psychological path that ended only when Cunanan turned the .40-caliber murder weapon on himself.