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Lauren Spierer Search Moves To Eastern Illinois

Posted On April 04, 2012

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(Bloomington, Ind.) – Police in Bloomington are awaiting DNA test results on bones found in eastern Illinois, wondering if they belong to missing Indiana University student Lauren Spierer. 

 

She disappeared ten months ago after a night of drinking and partying with friends at a bar in Bloomington, despite being underage at 20.

 

Bloomington Police Captain Joe Qualters says the remains being looked at were found March 10 about 100 miles west of the IU campus in a wooded area near Newton, Illinois.

 

The remains are among at least ten bodies found in Bloomington and Indianapolis that police had thought could be Lauren Spierer since she vanished. 

 

On Tuesday, Lauren’s mother, father, and sister posted a message on the website dedicated to finding her, www.FindLauren.com.

 

“Always in our hearts. Always in our thoughts. NEVER giving up. We love you, Lauren. Mom, Dad and Rebecca,” the message said.

 

LINKS:

 

Bar Cited For Serving Lauren Spierer Alcohol

 

Search For Lauren Spierer Restarts

 

Police Search Landfill For Lauren Spierer Clues

 

After 74 Days, IU Student’s Parents Hold Out Hope

 

Body Found Is Not Missing Student

 

Bloomington Police Investigate Body

 

Police, Spierer Family Scaling Back Searches

 

Lawyers: Spierer’s Friend Passed Polygraph

 

Find Lauren Day Brings No New Clues

 

Spierer’s Parents Frustrated By Lack Of Tips

 

White Truck Ruled Out In Spierer Disappearance

 

Police Release Truck Photo In Spierer Case

 

IU To Help Fund Search For Missing Student

 

Spierer Family Launches Website