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Sunday marks Lauren Spierer’s 30th birthday, family still searching for answers

Lauren Spierer went missing almost a decade ago
Lauren Spiere
Posted at 1:52 PM, Jan 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-17 13:57:28-05

BLOOMINGTON — Almost a decade ago, 20-year-old Indiana University student Lauren Spierer disappeared.

Sunday marks Spierer’s 30th birthday, according to a Facebook post on the ‘Official Lauren Spierer Updates from Her Family’ page.

On the ninth anniversary of her disappearance in June 2020, the family posted a message on the same Facebook page saying they were still searching for answers.

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In 2017, Daniel Messel, who was convicted of killing an IU student, was believed by Brown County Prosecutor Ted Adams to be connected to Spierer’s disappearance. He was never charged in the Spierer case.

Beau Dietl and Associates said they continue to follow up leads as they come in and urging the public to please contact their office with any information via investigations.com or calling 212-557-3334.

“Someone knows something. Please come forward if you have any information that would end the agony of this beautiful family and bring some closure to the family,” said President of Beau Dietl and Associates, Mike Ciravolo.

Bloomington Police Departments continues to ask anyone with information in regard to Spierer’s disappearance to call 812-339-4477.

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