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The Lauren Spierer Case

Indiana Student Disappears After Partying

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Lauren Spierer

Missing Student Lauren Spierer

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On June 3, 2011, 20-year-old Indiana University student Lauren Spierer, a native of Greenburgh, New York, was last seen walking home to her apartment from a friend's home after a night of partying with friends at Kilroy's Sport Bar in Bloomington.

Recent Developments

Men Deny Responsibility in Spierer Case
Jan. 22, 2014
Two men accused of giving alcohol to an Indiana University coed before she disappeared in June 2011 have filed papers in federal court claiming they were not in anyway responsible for her disappearance. Jason Rosenbaum and Corey Rossman said they had no control or had any right to control the 20-year-old Lauren Spierer on the night she vanished.

Hearing Set in Spierer Lawsuit
Nov. 4, 2013
A judge has scheduled a hearing in December to decide whether to proceed with a lawsuit brought by the parents of a missing Indiana University student against the three men who furnished her alcohol on the night she disappeared. Lauren Spierer's parents claim the three should have protected the 20-year-old after she became intoxicated.

Lauren Spierer's Parents File Lawsuit
May 31, 2013
The parents of a missing Indiana University college student have filed a civil lawsuit against the three men who were the last known to see her on the night she vanished. Lauren Spierer's parents charge that the negligence of the three led to the "disappearance, death or injury" of their daughter.

Previous Developments

Clues Few in Lauren Spierer Case
June 3, 2013
After two years, the family of a missing Indiana University student has about as much information now as they did the night she disappeared. Few clues have turned up in the case of Lauren Spierer who disappeared after a night of partying with her college friends on June 3, 2011.

Spierer Family Awaits Skull ID
July 16, 2012
Investigators and family members of a Indiana University student missing since June 2011 are anxiously awaiting the forensic examination of a human skull found by a fisherman in the White River in Indianapolis. The skull was found under the Raymond Street Bridge about 60 miles from where 20-year-old Lauren Spierer was last seen.

Killer Linked to Lauren Spierer Case?
May 3, 2012
It may be a long shot, but investigators are looking into the possible link between a Indiana man accused of killing three women and the case of a missing 20-year-old University of Indiana college student. Convicted sex offender William Clyde Gibson is accused of three murders in New Albany, about 100 miles from when Lauren Spierer disappeared in Bloomington.

Lauren Spierer Search Leads to Landfill
Aug. 16, 2011
The search for a 20-year-old Indiana college student who disappeared in June has led investigators to a landfill 60 miles west of Bloomington. State and FBI investigators have begun searching through the garbage dump in Pimento for evidence in the Lauren Spierer case.

Body in Creek Concerns Spierer Searchers
July 4, 2011
Volunteers searching for a 20-year-old Indiana University student are hoping that a body found in a creek in Indianapolis is unrelated to the Lauren Spierer case. An autopsy was needed to identify the badly decomposed female body found in Fall Creek northeast side of the state capitol.

Police Seek Truck in Lauren Spierer Case
June 16, 2011
Bloomington police have released a blurry photo and description of a pickup truck that was circling the block around the time that Indiana University student Lauren Spierer disappeared. Police want to question the driver in connection with their investigation into the 20-year-old's disappearance.

Mystery Continues in Lauren Spierer Case
June 13, 2011
Ten people have been questioned as persons of interest, DNA samples have been collected from friends, lakes and woods have been searched, but authorities have few clues and no suspects in the case of an Indiana University student missing since June 3. Police believe foul play is involved in the disappearance of 20-year-old Lauren Spierer.

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