A vigil will be held
for Mickey Shunick at Parc Sans Souci in downtown Lafayette on Tuesday, May 22
at 7:30 pm.
Clergy, friends and family
will speak followed by candlelighting.
21-year old female Michaela (AKA Mickey)
Shunick was reported missing Saturday May 19th at approximately 2:00
am. She was last seen leaving Ryan Street (near downtown Lafayette) at 1:45 am
on a black Schwinn Madison fixed gear bicycle with glittery gold handlebars.
Mickey was heading towards her home on Governor Miro Drive (near Ambassador
Caffery /Congress intersection).
an avid cyclist and made this trip regularly on bike.
Mickey is a Caucasian female with shoulder-length white
blonde curly hair, blue eyes, and is approximately 5'1” and 115 pounds. She has
a small tattoo of a bicycle on her right outer ankle and a nose ring on her
left nostril. She was last seen wearing a pastel striped shirt, light wash
denim skinny jeans, and silver ankle boots. She would have been carrying a
light brown leather backpack, a black and yellow Vera Bradley wallet, a black
Verizon slider phone (which has been turned off), and a small pink container of
Police in the Lafayette area encourage anyone with any
information regarding Mickey's whereabouts to please come forward. Search
efforts are underway and there has yet to be any sign of either Mickey or her
There is a $10,000 reward for any information leading to her
As more information becomes available, an update will be
issued. For media questions or to report any information, please contact the
Lafayette Police Department at 337-291-8600 or send an email to
For more information
on the vigil, contact Jody Nederveld at 337.781.3090.
Parc Sans Souci is located at Polk and
Vermilion in downtown Lafayette.