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Authorities search for Lauren Spierer

Capt. Joe Qualters of the Bloomington Police Department

Capt. Joe Qualters of the Bloomington Police Department gives an update on the continuing search for Lauren Spierer during a news conference in Bloomington, Ind. (June 17, 2011) Photo Credit: AP

On June 3, 2011, 20-year-old Greenburgh resident and Indiana University junior Lauren Spierer walked back alone from a bar to her Bloomington, Ind. apartment. She never made it home. Her disappearance has touched off a frenzied search as friends, family and authorities look for clues in a case that has quickly gone cold.

Tonie Stierwalt, of Bloomington, Ind., tapes a flyer
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Tonie Stierwalt, of Bloomington, Ind., tapes a flyer for missing Indiana University student Lauren Spierer on her vehicle as she stops outside the search headquarters in Bloomington, Ind. (June 16, 2011)

Charlene and Robert Spierer speak to reporters near
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Charlene and Robert Spierer speak to reporters near a poster alerting people to their missing daughter, Lauren, in Bloomington, Ind. (Aug. 15, 2011)

Charlene Spierer displays a photo of her missing
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Charlene Spierer displays a photo of her missing daughter Lauren Spierer during a news conference in Bloomington, Ind. (June 16, 2011)

Capt. Joe Qualters of the Bloomington Police Department
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Capt. Joe Qualters of the Bloomington Police Department is pictured in front of a map containing the known timeline of Lauren Spierer on the night she disappeared. (June 16, 2011)

Robert Spierer, left, and Charlene Spierer, the parents
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Robert Spierer, left, and Charlene Spierer, the parents of missing Indiana University student Lauren Spierer, speak with members of the media in Bloomington, Ind. (Aug. 16, 2011)

Authorities search the area of the Sycamore Ridge
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Authorities search the area of the Sycamore Ridge landfill for clues in the disappearance of Lauren Spierer, a Greenburgh resident who disappeared in Bloomington, Ind. last summer. (Aug. 16, 2011)

Law enforcement officials and a team from the
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Law enforcement officials and a team from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children search Sycamore Ridge Landfill south of Terre Haute, Ind. for evidence in the case of Lauren Spierer. (Aug. 16, 2011)

Lauren Spierer's parents, Robert, left, and Charlene, right,
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Lauren Spierer's parents, Robert, left, and Charlene, right, and sister Rebecca Spierer stand at a news conference in Bloomington, Ind. (June 14, 2011)

Charlene Spierer, the mother of missing student Lauren
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Charlene Spierer, the mother of missing student Lauren Spierer, appeals to anyone who has information about her daughter's disappearance to come forward during a news conference at the Bloomington Police Department. (June 13, 2011)

This aerial map and timeline distributed by the
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This aerial map and timeline distributed by the Bloomington Police Department, shows locations and times where Lauren Spierer was last seen before she disappeared in Bloomington, Ind. (June 16, 2011)

Mike Ortenau, right, hugs Rebecca Spierer as they
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Mike Ortenau, right, hugs Rebecca Spierer as they search for her sister Lauren in Bloomington, Ind. (June 11, 2011)

Second Lt. Matt Tetreau, of the Indiana University
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Second Lt. Matt Tetreau, of the Indiana University ROTC, helps search for Lauren Spierer in a marshy area near Lake Griffy in Bloomington, Ind. (June 8, 2011)

This photo, distributed by the Bloomington Police Department,
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This photo, distributed by the Bloomington Police Department, shows a vehicle captured by a video surveillance camera that came to the attention of investigators in the disappearance of Lauren Spierer in Bloomington, Ind. (June 15, 2011)

A missing person poster of Lauren Spierer, 20,
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A missing person poster of Lauren Spierer, 20, is posted on one of the entry gates to Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind. (June 8, 2011)

Robert Spierer, father of missing Indiana University student
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Robert Spierer, father of missing Indiana University student Lauren Spierer, speaks with reporters in Bloomington, Ind. (Aug. 16, 2011)

Robert Spierer, left, and Charlene Spierer, the parents
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Robert Spierer, left, and Charlene Spierer, the parents of missing Indiana University student Lauren Spierer, speak with members of the media in Bloomington, Ind. (Aug. 16, 2011)

Authorities gather near the entrance of the Sycamore
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Authorities gather near the entrance of the Sycamore Ridge landfill last summer as they look for clues in the disappearance of Lauren Spierer, a 20-year-old Greenburgh resident. (Aug. 16, 2011)

Authorities search the area of the Sycamore Ridge
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Authorities search the area of the Sycamore Ridge landfill for clues in the disappearance of Lauren Spierer, a Greenburgh resident who disappeared in Bloomington, Ind. last summer. (Aug. 16, 2011)

Capt. Joe Qualters of the Bloomington Police Department
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Capt. Joe Qualters of the Bloomington Police Department gives an update on the continuing search for Lauren Spierer during a news conference in Bloomington, Ind. (June 17, 2011)

This image, captured by a video surveillance camera,
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This image, captured by a video surveillance camera, shows Lauren Spierer leaving her apartment building on the night she disappeared in Bloomington, Ind. (June 15, 2011)

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