The Mickey Shunick Case
A Lafayette Police officer takes Beau Branch, the driver of a vehicle that hit a Lafayette Parish school bus, into custody Tuesday, September 18, 2018, on West Willow Street near Patterson Street in Lafayette, La. A Lafayette Parish School System spokesperson said four students were on the bus at the time along with the driver. There were no injuries reported. Drug paraphernalia was found on the driver, who was suspected of driving under the influence.
Maggie Wellbrock and her son, Nick, right, share an embrace with Brettly Wilson, the last person to see Mickey Shunick before her abduction, Saturday, September 29, 2012, following a group bike ride along the path their friend took the night she was kidnapped in May 2012. Following the ride, a "ghost bike" was placed at a small park and butterflies were released.
Marcus Arceneaux carries his wounded niece, Bethany Arceneaux, to a vehicle after he and other family members rescued her from a vacant house on Anderson Road in Duson Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, following her kidnapping by Scott Thomas two days earlier. Family members shot and killed Thomas when he began stabbing Bethany as they entered house.