The remains of ULL student Mickey Shunick have been released from the Lafayette Parish Coroner's Office and to a funeral home.
Shunick's family members are now in the process of making funeral arrangements.
Her father says a small family service will precede a public service which will be held at a later date.
Shunick disappeared in May while riding her bike home in the early morning hours. Her body was found in a shallow grave earlier this month.
Brandon Scott Lavergne pleaded guilty to killing Shunick. He said he shot her following a struggle while trying to abduct her. He is now serving a life sentence in Angola.Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun