Body in Creek May Be Missing College Student
Police awaiting test results
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Jul 5, 2011 1:58 AM CDT
Robert and Charlene Spierer make a plea for any information about their missing daughter.   (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
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(Newser) – A badly decomposed body found in a creek may be that of a missing Indiana University student, reports AP. Police are comparing any identifying characteristics and awaiting test results of today's autopsy, officials tell the Bloomington Herald Times. Bloomington student Lauren Spierer, 20, was last seen by friends walking to her apartment building after a night on the town 4 weeks ago. The body was spotted Sunday in a creek in Indianapolis about 50 miles from the Bloomington campus.