MIAMI BEACH, Florida (CNN) -- The death of Andrew Cunanan
leaves many questions unanswered, and authorities are looking
for more evidence that the 27-year-old San Diego native was
the person who killed five people, including fashion designer
Earlier this week, the suspect took his own life by putting a
gun in his mouth and pulling the trigger in a Miami Beach
Nine days after Versace's murder, after one of the most
intense manhunts in the nation's history, authorities had
Cunanan's body. What they lacked were answers.
- Why did Cunanan begin a cross-country killing spree last
Some victims were specifically targeted for revenge and
others were opportunity killings. Police have said they do
not know why Versace was killed. "I don't know that we are
ever going to know the answers," Miami Beach Police Chief
Richard Barreto said Thursday on CNN's "Larry King Live."
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- Did Cunanan have AIDS?
There have been reports that Cunanan -- described by his own
mother as "high-class" male prostitute -- may have become
angered by finding out he had AIDS. The medical examiner's
office in Dade County, Florida plans to test the corpse for
the AIDS virus. "That's the normal procedure," said
investigation supervisor Gwen Shorter.
According to KGTV in San Diego, Cunanan owed hundreds of
dollars to the Palomar Medical Center, where he had gone in
1995 to be tested for sexually transmitted diseases. He
tested negative for a number of diseases, but it wasn't clear
whether he was tested for HIV, the station said.
- Why did Cunanan kill himself?
Investigators said he was simply trapped and experts on
serial killers theorized he may have finished what he set out
- Did Cunanan leave a suicide note?
Police said they did not find one.
- Was the gun Cunanan used to kill himself the same one used
in the other killings?
Yes. The .40-caliber pistol was the same gun used in the
ambush-killing of Versace and two of Cunanan's other alleged
victims, law enforcement sources told CNN.
- What was in the small safe found near Cunanan's body?
Authorities have not revealed that information. But FBI
agent Keith Evans said the safe "may contain more evidence
related to the five homicides." Police took it away, along
with an address book and financial records.
- What was Cunanan's relationship with the houseboat owner?
That's not clear. Fugitive German businessman Torsten Reineck
was questioned by the FBI in Las Vegas, where Reineck owns a
gay health spa. Authorities said he was being cooperative.
Reineck is wanted in Germany on fraud charges but has not
been charged with any crime in the United States relating to
the Cunanan case.
- Did he break into the houseboat or did he have a key?
Police said they found no signs of forced entry to the
houseboat and caretaker Fernando Carreira found one of the
door's two locks unfastened.
- Will the houseboat caretaker who tipped police get the reward money?
That hasn't been decided. Police got a break Wednesday
afternoon when Carreira dropped by to check on the home along
the Intracoastal Waterway. Going inside, he saw slippers and
a pillow, then heard a gunshot. Carreira ran off and got his
son to call police.
"I heard a boom and ran like hell. I thought the shot was for
me," Carreira told CNN affiliate WSVN-TV in Miami on Thursday
night. "I thought it was some bum; I didn't know who it was."
He said he thought he deserved the $45,000 reward for
information leading to Cunanan's arrest. Barreto, however,
said the tip-off had never mentioned Cunanan and that he was
not sure Carreira qualified. Various rewards were offered
for "information leading to the apprehension of Cunanan."
- Where was Cunanan hiding after the Versace killing?
Residents in the area of the houseboat -- 2 1/2 miles north
of Versace's home -- said they may have seen Cunanan roaming
the neighborhood afterward. Carreira said he believed
Cunanan had not been in the boathouse for more than three or
four days before he was cornered. Carreira said he checked
the dwelling on Saturday and found everything in order.
- Did Cunanan contact anyone?
William Esposito, deputy director of the FBI, said in
Washington on Thursday that a nervous, agitated Cunanan
contacted "an associate" within 48 hours of the Versace
killing, trying to obtain a false passport so he could flee
the United States.
- Was Cunanan in any other trouble?
Cunanan was thousands of dollars behind in credit card
payments and was $46,000 in debt by May, KGTV reported.
- Where will Cunanan be buried?
Near his mother's home in National City, California, a family
friend told The Union Tribune of San Diego. Mary Ann Cunanan
was in seclusion.
- What was Cunanan's relationship with Gianni Versace?
Unclear, but the two are reported to have met socially.
- Why did it take several hours to positively identify the
body as Cunanan?
Even after the body was found, hours passed as investigators
struggled to identify the body because the face was largely
blown off. Fingerprints confirmed it was Cunanan.
- How did the red pickup truck stolen from a New Jersey
victim go unnoticed in a Miami Beach garage for weeks?
"That's a good question," Esposito said.