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bessie
06-02-2012, 04:43 PM
The Advertiser
August 3, 2012
by Claire Taylor

A grand jury indicted Lavergne on July 18 for the first-degree murder of Shunick and the first-degree murder of Lisa Ann Pate, 33, who disappeared from Lafayette Parish around July 3, 1999...

“… The continued tampering with the body of Michaela Shunick seeks to distort the results of the investigation,” Assistant District Attorney Keith Stutes wrote as part of the discovery process in the case against Lavergne...

Lavergne has been a suspect in Pate’s death for years, but an Acadia Parish grand jury failed to indict him in April 2008. At the time, he was in prison for the April 1999 aggravated oral sexual battery of an Evangeline Parish woman...

Law enforcement obtained 36 search warrants in connection with the Shunick and Pate cases...http://www.theadvertiser.com/article/20120803/NEWS01/120803010/State-lays-out-plan-Shunick-Pate-cases?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE (http://www.theadvertiser.com/article/20120803/NEWS01/120803010/State-lays-out-plan-Shunick-Pate-cases?odyssey=tab%7Ctopnews%7Ctext%7CFRONTPAGE)

PDF Document Released August 3, 2012 (http://www.theadvertiser.com/assets/pdf/DG19295683.PDF)

Lera213
08-04-2012, 10:49 PM
I'll call it early....BSL gets the DP.

gngr~snap
08-05-2012, 07:01 AM
If you got a crick in your neck from the first link...
here's one that's easier to read... :)


http://kpel965.com/files/2012/08/Disclosure-Production-Notice-to-Defendant-and-Request-for-States-Discovery.pdf

Dustibug
08-05-2012, 07:33 AM
If you got a crick in your neck from the first link...
here's one that's easier to read... :)


http://kpel965.com/files/2012/08/Disclosure-Production-Notice-to-Defendant-and-Request-for-States-Discovery.pdf

Thank you for this!! :tyou:

Miabella
08-05-2012, 07:59 AM
I am curious why Brettly Wilson's name is not mentioned in this document. He was the last person to see her, he has been very public and he did confirm on Nancy Grace that he has been interviewed by LE. Why didn't LE include those interviews in the discovery document?

Miabella
08-05-2012, 08:23 AM
I am also curious why Trosclair was advised of his rights. Does anyone know if he was arrested? Advice of rights can also occurr when you are issued and invitation to appear before a grand jury, I think. But, it appears to be significant because it is included in the discovery documents. Maybe the media could get additional information from LE about this.

cluciano63
08-05-2012, 08:25 AM
I was thinking about this document last night, and wonder if they really have any physical evidence of Mickey's death, or are just using the assumption that she is deceased (which I believe) due to the circumstances, i.e. possibly violent abduction, to never seen again. The way the wording is so close, often identical in both cases, makes me think they are trying to show a pattern, i.e. this is what happened to Lisa and she is dead, therefore the same thing happened in Mickey's case. One case being used to strengthen the other. I am not so sure they found actual physical evidence of Mickey at his house; but perhaps they did find Lisa's ID, and maybe even something of Mickey's.

Still, the way he went out of his way, literally, to destroy his truck, makes me doubt that he would have left evidence of Mickey behind in his house.

Miabella
08-05-2012, 08:33 AM
I was thinking about this document last night, and wonder if they really have any physical evidence of Mickey's death, or are just using the assumption that she is deceased (which I believe) due to the circumstances, i.e. possibly violent abduction, to never seen again. The way the wording is so close, often identical in both cases, makes me think they are trying to show a pattern, i.e. this is what happened to Lisa and she is dead, therefore the same thing happened in Mickey's case. One case being used to strengthen the other. I am not so sure they found actual physical evidence of Mickey at his house; but perhaps they did find Lisa's ID, and maybe even something of Mickey's.

Still, the way he went out of his way, literally, to destroy his truck, makes me doubt that he would have left evidence of Mickey behind in his house.

I agree, why destroy the truck but leave evidence in your house? it's not logical. Why go out of town to get medical attention but leave evidence in your house? Surely LE has answers for that. But those are my lingering questions.

CajunCoDe
08-05-2012, 09:09 AM
I am curious why Brettly Wilson's name is not mentioned in this document. He was the last person to see her, he has been very public and he did confirm on Nancy Grace that he has been interviewed by LE. Why didn't LE include those interviews in the discovery document?

Look under "search warrants." there was a warrant for Brettly's home on Ryan street.

Foxfire
08-05-2012, 09:32 AM
I agree, why destroy the truck but leave evidence in your house? it's not logical. Why go out of town to get medical attention but leave evidence in your house? Surely LE has answers for that. But those are my lingering questions.


The DWT was aired on MSM, but his house was not a focus at the time. Imo, BSL, thought his house would never be searched if he could extinguish the flames of suspicion by successfully carrying out the truck ruse.
BSL, was very brazen and was very confident in his calculating, deflecting, and cagey abilities. After all, this was not his first rodeo. He had outsmarted LE before, many times, imo.. BSL was a thinker.

The Church Point dumpster contained a treasure trove of incriminating evidence in Mickey Schunick's case, imo.

Miabella
08-05-2012, 09:58 AM
Look under "search warrants." there was a warrant for Brettly's home on Ryan street.

yes. But, why did they not include his statements as a line item? I think those should be two separate line items. Wouldn't his affidavit be a separate document from the search warrant of his premises? like BSL?

med
08-05-2012, 10:54 AM
I agree, why destroy the truck but leave evidence in your house? it's not logical. Why go out of town to get medical attention but leave evidence in your house? Surely LE has answers for that. But those are my lingering questions.



Perhaps forensic evidence he overlooked in his "clean up"? Hair in a dryer, blood spatter inside a phone cover ect ext. I hope its something as substantial as photos linking him to both women but doubt it. I think if he kept something it would not be obvious to the casual observer. I can't help but wonder if he was compelled to keep some "trophy" much in the way he is compelled to be a predator. It may defy even his own sense of logic and self preservation to possess items to remind him of the events. I am at a loss to think like someone so broken as BSL.

megsy
08-05-2012, 11:34 AM
I've been away for over a week and I'm reading through this pdf. Holy carp - they have a photograph of a body? Do we know who it is?

ETA: I just realized it may just be Lisa's remains from the crime scene.

megsy
08-05-2012, 11:38 AM
Sorry for the real-time commentary. But OMG I know people listed in 21.2.I!

megsy
08-05-2012, 11:39 AM
Chicken, it looks like you were on to something with OnStar :)

danzn16
08-05-2012, 12:21 PM
I've been away for over a week and I'm reading through this pdf. Holy carp - they have a photograph of a body? Do we know who it is?

ETA: I just realized it may just be Lisa's remains from the crime scene.

megsy can you post what it says about this photo? I don't have time to read a 27 page article with med school starting up but that is very interesting! Is it in reference to the victims or to bsl?

Oh whoops just saw your edit. Thanks :) nvm

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LAFtoSPRING
08-05-2012, 12:27 PM
yes. But, why did they not include his statements as a line item? I think those should be two separate line items. Wouldn't his affidavit be a separate document from the search warrant of his premises? like BSL?

With regard to the MS case, it doesn't look as if any of the voluntary statements are listed as such. There had to have been dozens besides BW's -friends, family, persons who last saw or spoke with her. I'm thinking those statements were included in the Investigative Reports.

hsmom2
08-05-2012, 09:39 PM
I agree, why destroy the truck but leave evidence in your house? it's not logical. Why go out of town to get medical attention but leave evidence in your house? Surely LE has answers for that. But those are my lingering questions.

BSL is obviously not a genius but he is not an absolute idiot either. He has regretfully honed his "skills" and probably got a lot of advice/pointers while in prison.

I feel that he thought that he was really smart and had covered his tracks and was going to get away with his crime again. Because of this he may have felt comfortable in keeping trinkets close. He probably also thought that with so much press coverage that if LE suspected him that they would tip their hand and he would have time to get rid of anything in his possession.

As it unfolded, LE did an excellent job of not leaking his being a suspect. He had no time to hide the items he had close. IMO

Jkg005
08-06-2012, 09:46 PM
With regard to the MS case, it doesn't look as if any of the voluntary statements are listed as such. There had to have been dozens besides BW's -friends, family, persons who last saw or spoke with her. I'm thinking those statements were included in the Investigative Reports.

From what I am gathering they basically are only talking about statements regarding Statements that Brandon had made to each of those individuals.

WhatsupAZ
08-07-2012, 01:02 PM
I am curious why Brettly Wilson's name is not mentioned in this document. He was the last person to see her, he has been very public and he did confirm on Nancy Grace that he has been interviewed by LE. Why didn't LE include those interviews in the discovery document?

As much as we have grown to know and love him, his testimony might not be pertinant to the trial. The timestamped video trumps him as "last seen" I hope that poor guy isnt needed to testify. He has already been through hell.

fittzi
08-07-2012, 01:22 PM
yes. But, why did they not include his statements as a line item? I think those should be two separate line items. Wouldn't his affidavit be a separate document from the search warrant of his premises? like BSL?

I think they only have to submit the statements that they will be using in court as part of their case.

justwannahelp
08-09-2012, 02:31 PM
this is off topic sort of, but i'm new to this whole missing persons thing and the more i read the more SHOCKED I am for so many reasons. the thing that I am MOST shocked about is the very high number of rapists that are released to rape again and then kill afterwards. there are sooooo many of them. this one takes the cake - legally it is outrageous as he obviously left her for dead after cutting her arms off and throwing her off a 30 foot cliff! still, he only served 8 years. and then guess what, he killed a 30 something year old after his release!!!

Lawrence Singleton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

seattlechiquita
08-09-2012, 03:39 PM
I'll call it early....BSL gets the DP.

If this goes to trial. I am leaning towards deal of LWOP.

Miabella
08-13-2012, 07:23 PM
i dont know if this has been mentioned yet, but in reference to the line item that refers to the April 20th date statements to AD. I checked the record today and there is an amendment filed to the major document that corrects the date to state May 20, 2012 statements made to AD. I didn't get a copy, but it's there if anyone would like to verify this and get a copy for the record here ay WS.

justwannahelp
08-14-2012, 11:43 PM
http://www.katc.com/files/evidencedox1.pdf