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Homicide victims earlier than Versace: Andrew Cunanan’s 1997 spree

The victims who came before Versace: How murderer Andrew Cunanan went on a homicidal cross-country spree that culminated in the death of the Italian fashion designer and the killer’s own suicide in 1997

The manhunt and the crimes that transfixed America in 1997 had elements that could have been lifted right out of a movie plot: high society, high fashion, celebrity, nightlife, sadomasochism – and a pathological liar genius who progressed to serial murder. By the time Gianni Versace was shot dead outside his Miami mansion on July 15, 1997, killer Andrew Cunanan had left behind a web of terror across the country and even more unanswered questions.

And, while the Italian fashion designer was his most famous victim, Cunanan killed at least four men before him – some targeted and others, seemingly, at random.

The killings are the subject of the controversial

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Prosecutors seek death penalty in Sanford double-homicide mass …

Updated: Apr 18, 2017 – 11:21 PM


SANFORD, Fla. – Prosecutors said Tuesday that they will be seeking the death penalty for a 31-year-old man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and her 8-year-old son, and wounding four others.

The March 27 incident started with a domestic dispute in Sanford that turned deadly after Allen Cashe allegedly showed up at his 35-year-old ex-girlfriend’s home with a gun, investigators said.

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12-year-old girl among 6 hurt in shooting at vigil for Chicago homicide victim – WGN

CHICAGO — A 12-year-old girl is among six people hurt in a shooting at a restaurant during memorial in Chicago.

Chicago police say the shooting happened at about 8:15 p.m.Wednesday near the intersection of 75th and Rhodes in the Park Manor neighborhood on the South Side.

Police spokesman Ron Gaines says the girl suffered a graze wound to the head and is in stable condition.

Gaines says a 16-year-old boy and a 20-year-old woman are hospitalized in serious condition with gunshot wounds.

He says the other victims range in age from 17 to 43-years-old and are in good condition.

Community activist Jedidiah Brown says the shooting took place at a vigil for another victim of gun violence in Chicago. He says the mother of the person being remembered was among those shot.

The mass shooting was gang-related and a case of retaliation, according to Brown.

Police say the shooting remains under investigation.

Read more at: http://wgntv.com/2017/01/25/multiple-people-injured-in-shooting-on-south-side/