On July 15, Donatella marked the 25th anniversary of his death, sharing a carousel of throwback photographs of Gianni, together with a black and white pic of herself with him, on social media.
“25 years of lacking you, Gianni,” she captioned the Instagram post. “On daily basis, I want you have been nonetheless right here.”
On July 15, 1997, Gianni was gunned down exterior his notorious Miami Seashore mansion by serial killer Andrew Cunanan after a morning stroll to purchase an Italian newspaper from an area cafe. He was 50 years outdated.
Simply days earlier than his homicide, the Versace founder was in Paris, debuting a brand new assortment.
Gianni’s accomplice, Antonio D’Amico, heard the gunshots and ran exterior. “My coronary heart simply stopped to beat,” he instructed Dateline in 2017, talking out concerning the homicide for the primary time. “So, I ran out after which I noticed Gianni laying down on the steps in blood.”