Grand jury hearing scheduled for Brandon Lavergne

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Matt Williams is off today. A grand jury in Lafayette is expected to listen to evidence in the disappearance of Mickey Shunick and decide what charges, if any, Brandon Lavergne will stand trial for. There is a new lead in the investigation of Jaren Lockhart, the New Orleans woman whose dismembered body washed up on Mississippi beaches. Elizabeth Vowell has details. And, the Baton Rouge Zoo welcomes a new addition to its animal family. Don't forget you can catch our 9Online webcasts three times throughout the day. Check out our DOTD Traffic Watch cameras before hitting the road today to make sure there aren't any delays on your route. If you do run into any unusual traffic issues while on the roads, you can always see traffic on our WAFB app. Join us for 9NTM & The Early Edition beginning at 4:30 a.m.


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