Lafayette's KATC-TV 3 has an excellent rundown of the nearly two dozen lawsuits convicted murderer Brandon Scott Lavergne unleashed over the last two weeks. After all, what else is the guy going to do while sitting in Angola State Penitentiary serving a life sentence? Lavergne pled guilty in 2012 to the murders of Mickey Shunick and Lisa Pate.
In a move that makes you want to say "YAY, justice system," a judge turned down confessed killer Brandon Scott Lavergne's attempts to withdraw his guilty plea. He also pretty much turned down everything else Lavergne was asking for, too.
Dateline NBC just aired a one hour special on the abduction and murder of Mickey Shunick from Lafayette Louisiana.
In the show, never before seen video footage was aired of Brandon Scott Lavergne confessing to the murder of Mickey Shunick and what happened that terrible night. Here is that video.
Just when we thought the story had ended, a new twist -- Brandon Scott Lavergne, the killer of UL-Lafayette student Mickey Shunick has changed his mind about his guilty pleas and is now claiming he was pressured into making his plea deal.
This year was the one in which "Swamp People" became a household name, but also a year in which the show suffered some loss and some disappointment. It was also the year when the saga Mickey Shunick gripped us. But it was also the year Joshua Ledet lit up our hearts and TV screens with his amazing talent -- 2012 was a dynamic year, for sure.
The University of Louisiana Lafayette football program has announced that they will honor former UL student Mickey Shunick this season by putting decals on their football helmets. The team will wear the decals on the helmets all season long to honor Mickey.
Our sister station in Lafayette, Hot 107.9, is reporting that the Ragin' Cajuns head coach is supporting tribute fully.
In probably the only move left to him, Brandon Scott Lavergne pled guilty today to the murders of Michaela "Mickey" Shunick and Lisa Pate. And, in doing so, he revealed the heartbreaking story of how everything went down on that fateful night back in May when Shunick went missing -- and on another night in 1999 when he killed Lisa.