MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- The South Beach, Fla., mansion once owned by Italian designer Gianni Versace and the place he was fatally shot is headed for the auction block.
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Fisher Auction Company is handling the sale scheduled for Sept. 17. The 23,000 square-foot mansion had previously been listed for $125 million.
Originally built in 1930, the 10-bedroom, 11-bathroom, gated home features a 54-foot long mosaic pool lined with 24-karat gold. It also includes numerous frescos, ornate statues, arched doorways and an open air courtyard.
In 1997, the 50-year-old Versace was killed in front of the property by a man who later committed suicide. Tourists can still routinely be spotted taking photos in front of the house.
The property had been operating as a 10-room boutique hotel but had closed.
Versace had famous friends including Princess Diana, Madonna, Elton John and Cher.
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