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Spierer Update: Private Detective Says BPD Non-Cooperative

Update: January 29, 2016, 10:45 a.m.Â

Private Investigators working with the Spierer family say they have had no communication from either the FBI or from Bloomington Police concerning the investigation in Morgan County on January 28th.

"I've never had non-cooperation of another law enforcement agency like this," says Bo Dietle, Owner of Beau Dietl & Associates.

The company joined the investigation in September, 2011, three months after 20-year-old Spierer disappeared. Dietle says from the beginning, BPD detectives did not do enough in the investigation.

"I have nothing to tell the family because nobody communicates," Dietle says. "They should be more open with the family."

Dietle says the Spierer family found out about Thursday's investigation on the news instead of from law enforcement, and that they have been unable to get any information since then.

Calls to Bloomington Police Department have not been returned.

Update: January 28, 2016, 8:35 p.m.

FBI Special Agent Wendy Osborne says the Indianapolis office has been assisting the Bloomington Police Department in the Morgan County investigation. BPD is the lead agency.

https://www.scribd.com/doc/297036463/BPD-Lauren-Speirer

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It​'s been four and a half years since Indiana University Lauren Spierer went missing in Bloomington after a night out partying with friends.

Thursday morning the FBI and law enforcement officials descended on a property in Morgan County and officials say it's related to the Lauren Spierer investigation.

The property is in Martinsville in the 2900 block of Old Morgantown Rd.Â

The home is the last known address for 35-year-old Justin Wagers.

Wagers is listed on Indiana's Sex Offender Registry. According to the Indiana Department of Corrections, his criminal record dates back until at least 2006. He's been convicted of public indecency and vicarious sexual gratification several times. He's also been convicted of intimidation and invasion of privacy.



He's been in the Johnson County Jail since August on indecent exposure charges.





Private investigators working with the Spierer family told WFIU/WTIU News Thursday night that there wasn't much information they could release. They did confirm the investigation is active and they are on the scene. The Bloomington Police Department is also assisting in the investigation.

Cadaver dogs have been searching the location and  anthropologists are expected at the property.Â



FBI investigators on the scene declined to answer questions from the media.Â



Spierer's disappearance drew national attention in 2011.  Despite years of investigations and large community support, no arrests have been made and her disappearance has remained a mystery.



You can find our archive of stories related to Lauren Spierer's disappearance and the investigation here.



This story will be updated.



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