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Lauren Spierer's Mom 8 Years Later: "We Will Never Give Up"

Lauren Spierer

(WFIU/WTIU News file)

Today is the 8th anniversary of Lauren Spierer’s disappearance. The 20-year-old Indiana University student went missing on June 3 after a night out partying with friends.

In a Facebook post today, Lauren’s mother wrote that the family is no closer to finding Lauren or getting answers.

“As every June 3rd approaches, I am faced with the dread of reliving all the horrific minutes of that day and the days which followed. I now know of course, despite how desperately I wanted to believe the words, ‘we will find her,’ it just wasn’t meant to be. Our timeline has no end.” Charlene Spierer wrote.

Charlene Spierer says she continues to hold out hope that someone will come forward with information. The Spierers still have a PO Box, but Charlene says it is empty.

“To those responsible, you’ve moved on, but we have not,” Charlene Spierer write. “We will never give up. There is always someone actively working to find you. SOMEONE IS ALWAYS LOOKING FOR YOU. How ironic, just as we are looking for Lauren, we are just as diligently looking for you. I have to believe that someday you will let your guard down.” 

Lauren’s parents filed a civil lawsuit against the three men who were with Lauren on the night of her disappearance: Corey Rossman, Jason Rosenbaum and Michael Beth.

A judge quickly dismissed the case against Beth, but the case against Rossman and Rosenbaum continued for more than a year. A judge eventually dismissed those cases as well, saying there is not enough evidence that the two men were responsible for Lauren’s well being on that night.

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