Arrest made in Mickey Shunick case - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Arrest made in Mickey Shunick case

 

There's an arrest in the disappearance of Mickey Shunick, the UL-Lafayette student was last seen on May 19th.

Thursday authorities reportedly arrested 33-year-old Brandon Scott Lavergne in Church Point.

KATC-TV reports that Lavergne is charged with 1st degree murder and aggravated kidnapping. KFLY-TV reports that Lavergne is a registered sex offender.

The Lafayette Police Department has scheduled a news conference for 1:00pm Friday.

Shunick was last seen shortly before 2 a.m. on May 19, days before her 22nd birthday. The University of Louisiana at Lafayette student had left a friend's house to ride her bicycle home.

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