Mickey Shunick, Lisa Pate cases could...

Mickey Shunick, Lisa Pate cases could be tried together

There are 5 comments on the The Shreveport Times story from Jul 24, 2012, titled Mickey Shunick, Lisa Pate cases could be tried together. In it, The Shreveport Times reports that:

LAFAYETTE -- The murders of Mickey Shunick and Lisa Pate may go before a jury at the same time, District Attorney Mike Harson said.

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cp resident

Jena, LA

#1 Jul 26, 2012
Why would they try these 2 cases together? The only thing they have in common is the one who is accused of doing it. They are so far apart from each other that the jurors may get confused on the evidence they are given.

United States

#2 Jul 26, 2012
Would this have an affect on the sentencing? I understand your view cp resident and this (cp residents point) doesnt need to happen. I just hope whoever is convicted, is the one who did it.

United States

#3 Aug 2, 2012

Kinder, LA

#4 Aug 4, 2012
he look good in a dress

Kenner, LA

#5 Aug 7, 2012
I think that by trying them together....they can go for the death penalty. By trying them together the jury can know about both cases. If tried separately, the Pate jury couldn't convict on knowing of the Shunick case b/c her death hadn't happened yet, so they couldn't even bring up her name. Then if he's found not guilty on the Pate case, when they try him for the shunick case they can't bring up the Pate case.

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