More unanswered questions are surfacing in connection to Brandon Scott Lavergne, despite the release of all court documents in the Mickey Shunick case. One of the latest mysteries is a Texas woman's ID and wallet found at Lavergne's home during a police search.
The ID is that of Madeline... more »
With such a high-profile case the Lafayette Sheriff's Department laid out a strict security detail for Brandon Lavergne's hearing.
"We recognize the high risk and the community out pouring for justice," said Captain Kip Judice of the Lafayette Sheriff's Office.
Deputies were not taking chances Friday as Brandon... more »
A new document was filed into court today in the case of the State of Louisiana versus Brandon Scott Lavergne. Assistant District Attorney Keith Stutes filed a "Disclosure, Production, Notice to Defendant, and Request for State's Discovery". In it, he outlines what information is available to the defendant's attorneys, but... more »
The grand jury decision on Brandon Lavergne was bittersweet for the Shunick family and volunteers. There was shock and tears at volunteer headquarters as the murder indictments came down for Mickey Shunick and Lisa Pate.
Mickey's father, Tom Shunick, said he was not surprised but sees hope dwindling that... more »
A grand jury will meet today to decide if there's enough evidence to indict Brandon Scott Lavergne, the man charged with aggravated kidnapping and first-degree murder of Mickey Shunick.
Brandon Lavergne will not make the walk from the Lafayette Parish Jail to the courthouse today. District Attorney Mike Harson... more »
KATC is the only news outlet with this initial police report from the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office detailing an interview they had with murder suspect Brandon Lavergne the same day Mickey Shunick was kidnapped.
This latest development is filling out the gaps in a timeline leading up to Lavergne's... more »
New information Monday about accused kidnapper Brandon Lavergne's past. He's charged now with kidnapping and murder in the Mickey Shunick case.
In addition to a sexual assault conviction in Evangeline Parish, he's also accused of domestic abuse by a woman who was his wife for just a year, according... more »