Monday, May 9, 2016

On This Date in Minnesota History: May 9

May 9, 1997 – Cemetery caretaker William Reese became serial killer Andrew Cunanan’s fourth victim when he was shot at work in Finn's Point National Cemetery, Pennsville, NJ. Cunanan stole Reese’s truck and left third victim Lee Miglin’s Lexus behind. Cunanan’s killing spree began April 27, 1997, with the death of Jeffrey Trail in the Warehouse District of Minneapolis.

FBI Wanted Poster for Andrew Cunanan

Andrew Cunanan began his spree of murder and robbery in Minneapolis; see April 27, 2013 blog.

Chicago developer Lee Miglin was tortured and murdered in his home by serial killer Andrew Cunanan; see May 4, 2013 blog.

Serial killer Andrew Cunanan murders his fifth victim, fashion designer Gianni Versace; see July 15, 2013 blog.

Serial murderer Andrew Cunanan committs suicide aboard a private houseboat; see July 23, 2013 blog.

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