It's been a year since Lauren Spierer disappeared. The following is an update on where the police investigation
stands, how the family and community have been affected and why Lauren
is still missing.
A ceremony was conducted Friday at the Simone G. Hillel Center in remembrance of Lauren Spierer’s disappearance one year ago.
Lauren Spierer is disappearing again. Nine months ago, the then-20-year-old sophomore vanished in the middle
of a summer night. Posters showing Lauren’s smiling face began to haunt
Bloomington. She was gone, but everywhere.
The parents of missing IU student Lauren Spierer, along with site
visitors and supporters alike, expressed disappointment Saturday at the
University's decision to "rotate" the button linking to information about the student's disappearance.
The family of Lauren Spierer, an IU student who has been missing since
June 3, 2011, announced Friday that they have increased the reward money
offered for information.
Every time they return to Bloomington, the Spierers see Lauren’s face.
Staring at them from store windows and lamp posts, Lauren’s crystal-blue
gaze is a constant reminder of who they are missing.
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A family, a circle of friends and a community of more than 80,000,
183 days later, are still wondering what could have happened.
Many students and Bloomington residents made the trek to Dunn Meadow for the Shine 4 Lauren concert.