E154: Andrew Phillip Cunanan

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This week Beth and Wendy discuss Andrew Phillip Cunanan, a Filipino-Italian-American best known as the man who killed Gianni Versace. But in actuality, he committed a total of five murders. He was either a spree killer or a serial killer, depending on who you talk to.

We dive into the setting (5:19), the killers early life (16:29) and the timeline (22:02).  Then, we get into the investigation & arrest (48:08), “Where are they now?” followed by our takeaways and what we think made the perp snap (52).  

As usual we close out the show with some tips on how not to get murdered and our shout outs (01:08:34). 

This episode was researched & scripted by Wendy & Beth Williams.

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Footnotes

Articles/Websites

Vargas, Chanel. (02/28/2018). Who is Andrew Cunanan, the Man Who Murdered Gianni Versace? Town and Country. Retrieved 03/28/2022 from https://www.townandcountrymag.com/society/a14442138/who-is-andrew-cunanan-gianni-versace-murderer/

Bruni, Frank. (04/11/1999). From San Diego to South Beach: tracking a notorious serial killer. New York Times. Retrieved 03/28/2022 from https://archive.nytimes.com/www.nytimes.com/books/99/04/11/reviews/990411.11brunit.html

Silverman, Leah. (03/21/2018). Who Was Andrew Cunanan’s Father, Modesto ‘Pete’ Cunanan? Town and Country. Retrieved 03/28/2022 from https://www.townandcountrymag.com/leisure/arts-and-culture/a19420548/andrew-cunanan-father-modesto-pete-cunanan/

Silverman, Leah. (03/06/2018). Who Was Mary Ann Schillaci, Serial Killer Andrew Cunanan’s Mother? Town and Country. Retrieved 03/28/2022 from https://www.townandcountrymag.com/leisure/arts-and-culture/a19135249/andrew-cunanan-mother-mary-ann-schillaci-facts/

Hardie, Beth. (02/25/2018). Who was Andrew Cunanan’s mother Mary Ann Schillaci? What the family and siblings of Versace’s killer were really like. Mirror. Retrieved 03/28/2022 from https://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/andrew-cunanan-mother-mary-who-12379122

Kosin, Julie. (02/14/2018). What Really Happened When Andrew Cunanan Murdered Jeff Trail and David Madson. Harpers Bazaar. Retrieved 03/28/2022 from https://www.harpersbazaar.com/culture/film-tv/a16753109/jeffrey-trail-david-madson-murders-andrew-cunanan/

People Staff. (08/11/1997). One Good Man. People. Retrieved 03/28/2022 from https://people.com/archive/one-good-man-vol-48-no-6/

Thomas, Evan. (07/27/1997). Facing Death. Newsweek. Retrieved 03/28/2022 from https://www.newsweek.com/facing-death-174404

Lauf, Jordan. (10/25/2019). Elizabeth Cote Played A Big Role In Trying To Bring Andrew Cunanan To Justice. Bustle. Retrieved 03/28/2022 from https://www.bustle.com/p/who-is-elizabeth-cote-andrew-cunanan-was-her-close-friend-the-godfather-to-her-children-7918989

Miller, Julie. (01/17/2018). The Truth About Gianni Versace and Andrew Cunanan’s Relationship. Vanity Fair. Retrieved 03/28/2022 from https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2018/01/versace-american-crime-story-andrew-cunanan/amp

Goudie, Chuck; Markoff, Barb. (05/02/2017). 20 years after Cunanan murders, Lee Miglin’s son talks. ABC 7. Retrieved 03/28/2022 from https://abc7chicago.com/andrew-cunanan-murder-versace-serial-killer/1942642/

Nicolaou, Elena. (02/28/2018). Everything We Know About Norman Blachford & Andrew Cunanan’s Real Relationship. Refinery 29. Retrieved 03/28/2022 from https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2018/02/192014/norman-blanchford-andrew-cunanan-american-crime-story-versace

Nicolaou, Elena. (02/07/2018). How Did Andrew Cunanan, Jeff Trail, & David Madson Know Each Other? Refinery 29. Retrieved 03/28/2022 fromhttps://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2018/02/190173/jeff-trail-david-madson-andrew-cunanan-connection-versace

Rowney, Jo-Anne. (02/01/2019). Who was Andrew Cunanan? All Gianni Versace’s killers victims – from Jeffrey Trail to David Mason. Mirror. Retrieved 03/28/2022 https://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/versace-killer-andrew-cunanan-victims-12174798

Salters-Pedneault PhD, Kristalyn. (02/23/2022). Borderline Personality Disorder and Narcissism. Very Well Mind. Retrieved 03/28/2022 https://www.verywellmind.com/narcissistic-personality-disorder-425426

Krelsman MD, Jerold J. (05/03/2013). Borderline Personality and Violence. Psychology Today. Retrieved 03/28/2022 https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/i-hate-you-dont-leave-me/201305/borderline-peronality-and-violence

Sansone MD, Randy A; Sansone MD, Lori A. (March 2012). Borderline Personality and Externalized Aggression. National Library of Medicine. Retrieved 03/28/2022 from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3342993/

History

Wikipedia contributors. (03/08/2022). 1997 in the United States. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 04/03/2022 from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=1997_in_the_United_States&oldid=1076003863

American Psychological Association. (March 2017). 1990s HIV/AIDS Timeline. American Psychological Association. Retrieved on 4/2/2022 from https://www.apa.org/pi/aids/youth/nineties-timeline

CDC. (n.d.). HIV and African American People. Retrieved 04/04/2022 from https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/group/racialethnic/africanamericans/index.html

Wikipedia contributors. (03/14/2022). Names of the Philippines. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 04/03/2022 from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Names_of_the_Philippines&oldid=1077171253

Wikipedia contributors. (03/31/2022). Philippine–American War. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 04/03/2022 from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Philippine%E2%80%93American_War&oldid=1080367447

Books

Bustos, Sergio; Yanez, Luisa. (2007). Chapter 6. In Miami’s Criminal Past: Uncovered. Charleston, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing.

Podcasts

Lemmey, Huw; Miller, Ben (Hosts). (10/01/2019). Andrew Cunanan. Bad Gays. Retrieved 04/04/2022 from https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/andrew-cunanan/id1455620224?i=1000451888586

Thomas, Traci (Host). (05/23/2018). Ep. 8 Vulgar Favors by Maureen Orth. The Stacks Book Club. Retrieved 04/04/2022 from https://thestackspodcast.com/2018/05/23/ep-8-the-stacks-book-club-vulgar-favors-by-maureen-orth/

Video

S1 E5 Six Degrees of Murder: The Body in The Rug.
https://www.investigationdiscovery.com/video/six-degrees-of-murder-investigation-discovery/the-body-in-the-rug

Harris, Johnny. How the US Stole The Philippines.
https://youtu.be/7fcqhU-23TA

Grande, Dr. Todd.  Andrew Cunanan | Mental Health & Personality. https://youtu.be/J8MWrHzbCT0

Music

“Abyss” by Alasen: ●https://soundcloud.com/alasenhttps://twitter.com/icemantraphttps://instagram.com/icemanbass/https://soundcloud.com/therealfrozenguy
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“Gotta Get it”, “Lean and Pills” & “Drugs” by Arulo
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“Furious Freak” by Kevin MacLeod
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