Miami Beach police believe 2 men found in the former Versace mansion died by suicide

(CNN)Two men who were found dead in a hotel room at the former Gianni Versace mansion in Miami Beach apparently died by suicide, police said Thursday.Versace was killed outside his home exactly 24 years ago — on July 15, 1997.Miami Beach police went to The Villa Casa Casuarina Hotel, as the late designer’s home is now known, about 1:20 p.m. after getting a call from housekeeping about the bodies being found.

Miami Beach Police spokesperson Ernesto Rodriguez said Thursday morning that investigators believe the two men died by suicide.

“At this time, the scene is contained to the hotel room and detectives have launched a death investigation,” police said Wednesday.The ultimate cause of death will be determined by the Miami-Dade Medical Examiner’s Office, Rodriguez said.

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