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Why “American Crime Story” took on murder and manhunt in “The Assassination of Gianni Versace”

The latest iteration of FX and Ryan Murphy’s anthology drama “American Crime Story” differs in a dramatic way from its predecessor, “The People v. O.J. Simpson.”

This time, we see the murder.

Murphy calls “The Assassination of Gianni Versace” a “manhunt thriller.”

The iconic fashion designer was gunned down in front of his mansion in Miami’s South Beach neighborhood in 1997 by 27-year-old Andrew Cunanan. Described at the time as a “gigolo” by Martha Orth, whose book the series is based on, Cunanan had already been on a killing spree that landed him on the FBI’s most-wanted list.

Since Cunanan would take his own life before authorities were able to arrest him, “ACS” tries to examine why Versace became a target. Murphy insists the term “assassination” is accurate, although some would label Cunanan a psychopath and serial killer.

“’Assassination’ has a political overtone, and I think it denotes somebody who is taking the life of

Read More at: https://www.denverpost.com/2018/01/11/american-crime-story-gianni-versace/

After 4-yr manhunt, FBI captures one of its most wanted criminals

Walter Yovany Gomez, one of the FBI’s most wanted men who has been sought in the last four years in connection with a brutal 2011 murder in New Jersey has been arrested in Woodbridge, Virginia by security operatives.

The suspect, one of the bureau’s 10 Most Wanted criminals, was hunted in connection with his alleged involvement in the murder of Julio Matute in Plainfield, New Jersey in May 2011, was arrested without incident.

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“The apprehension of Walter Yovany Gomez is a prime example of the close coordination between the public and law enforcement,” Agent Michael Whitaker told ABC News on Saturday. “Gomez will now stand trial for his alleged involvement for a brutal murder, which took a young man from his family. The FBI thanks the public for its continued vigilance.”

Gomez is

Read More at: https://www.ripplesnigeria.com/4-yr-manhunt-fbi-captures-one-wanted-criminals/