Brandon Scott Lavergne -- Post Conviction

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  1. GulfCoastKAT

    GulfCoastKAT New Member

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    So it begins: From KATC FB page:

    Convicted murderer Brandon Scott Lavergne has filed a motion challenging his convictions. Assistant District Attorney Danny Landry confirms the motion for post-conviction relief was recently denied. Lavergne made the filing from Angola prison where he's serving life for the murders of Mickey Shunick and Lisa Pate. The prosectution expects Lavergne to re-file.
     


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    Coullion New Member

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    SMH. So I guess coming clean on other unsolved cases is outta the question
     
  3. OceanMetTheSky

    OceanMetTheSky New Member

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    BSL has asked that his convictions be challenged, and the judge has denied him. But they think he is going to try again.
     
  4. OceanMetTheSky

    OceanMetTheSky New Member

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    He's going to keep overturning the convictions as long as he can, or trying to.

    Maybe he will try giving the location of others if he has others, in turn.
     
  5. K.jill

    K.jill Atlanta, GA

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    What does it mean to challenge his convictions...his convictions were the result of a confession. His actions, nerve and evil astound me.
     
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    Lavergne says parish officials and social workers told him he would remain in solitary confinement until he went to trial, which would likely be a couple of years. For the first time, Lavergne confirms that a woman (not his fiancee) was pregnant with his child when he writes about the pressure the case brought on his family. He says his fiancee had abandoned him, his family was being harassed and threatened, and his bank assets — including a college fund for his daughter — were illegally seized. Those concerns, along with the “impending birth of his son” caused him to have a mental breakdown that he claims impaired his ability to make rational choices.
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    “We anticipated something like this would occur. That’s why we were so thorough in the pre-stages of the plea agreement,” Landry says. “Anytime somebody receives two life sentences, they have a lot of time on their hands.”

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    More information from TheIndependant:

    http://www.theind.com/news/indreporter/12505-brandon-lavergne-wont-serve-quietly
     
  7. Frenchbeaux

    Frenchbeaux New Member

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    Sure, let them overturn his case, let him out! He'll finally get that death sentence he plead against in the first place. By a jury or Mickey's new army! Dumb serial killer!
     
  8. danzn16

    danzn16 For the missing

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    This sickens me. This just puts more grief on mickeys family. He was so stressed out he had to make a confession that wasn't true. Oh really? That just made you a psychic that led you to a body location in a cemetery? What about that truck you burned that was evidence? Those defensive wounds you had to have surgery for? Sorry bud, you're an idiot. You're locked and sealed in that prison forever. You can't blame a false confession on stress when there was such overwhelming evidence plus you have the location of the body so you wouldn't fry!! DumbA!!!!
     
  9. Isabelle

    Isabelle Verified registered nurse

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    What a crock! Does he really think anybody cares about his problems or believes his appeal? He needs to be in general population. Now that MS's mom knows how to use a gun, he better be happy he is locked up!
     
  10. YYCgirl

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    Not that I would expect anything less from his peice of scum, I am still a bit surprised by this happening already. I hope he is being treated terrible for what he did to two beautiful young women. I thought maybe he would confess to other crimes, but I doubt that will happen. I feel so sad for the friends and family of Mickey and Lisa, as if what they endured wasn't hard enough (understatement), now this.... And I have a feeling BSL will pull out whatever he can to get out of there. But I doubt he will ever walk free.
     
  11. ktgirl

    ktgirl Verified College Instructor

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    I'm not surprised. I pretty much expected he'd do this after we heard that he tried to appeal his prior conviction for rape while he was in jail for the crime (and I think he had taken a plea in that case as well) & how he was trying to get his sex offender status removed.

    It will never work.

    And again, he should realize he's safer in Angola than walking free in Acadiana.
     
  12. OceanMetTheSky

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    I wish we could sit here and say that since he lead LE to her body and such, he won't be able to challenge the convictions.

    However, he has played the justice system over and over again since 1999, and maybe even before. His prison sentence was not a loss to him learning how to be even more "cunning" and learning how to play the justice system.

    I don't possibly see how he can retract his guilty plea in relation to Mickey.

    However, from what we read, the main thing that got him locked up for Lisa Pate was prison testimony. I'm not sure how that would hold up if he had retried it.

    By his letters, he seemed very smart at times, and then very uneducated others.
    But if you read as to why he's trying to retract his confessions, you can tell he is not stupid.

    His is just insane, plain and simple.

    I have a feeling that if he tries this and succeeds, LE might bring Mickey and Lisa's cases to trial, and then bring up any dirt they have on him for any other murders which I'm sure they are still looking into although we don't hear about it.
     
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    I was coming post the link, thank you!

    Reading his appeal for post conviction relief in his own handwriting makes me skin crawl.
     
  15. Isabelle

    Isabelle Verified registered nurse

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    I guess that stupid document will be for sale on some stupid website before long! What an idiot!
     
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    ...after stalking and running down Mickey.

    :shakehead:
     
  20. danzn16

    danzn16 For the missing

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    Ugh I love how he has set up the story to he accidentally hit her, asked her if she's alright, made it should like she got in the truck of her own free will, and he only killed her out of self defense. Nothing he did was wrong except for covering it up. What about those phone calls to escort services before you even saw Mickey?? And the U turn in the road you did after you saw her?? Right, you're a convicted sex offender and rapist you weren't planning anything bad right?? Give me a break.
     

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