Missing Student's Parents Sue 3 of Her Classmates
Lauren Spierer was with them the night she disappeared
By Matt Cantor, Newser User
Posted Jun 27, 2013 4:47 AM CDT
Robert and Charlene Spierer talk about their missing daughter, Lauren Spierer, during a news conference in Bloomington, Ind., Friday, July 1, 2011.   (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

(Newser) – The parents of an Indiana University student who went missing two years ago are now suing three men she was with that night—all fellow students. Lauren Spierer's parents hope the lawsuit, which their lawyer says comes "with great reluctance," will bring to light more information about the case. The Spierers have frequently said that those with their daughter the night of June 2, 2011, haven't revealed all they know, the Indianapolis Star reports.

"We hope no one will misinterpret this action," says the lawyer. "Any parent in search of information about a missing child would use every resource available to them." The suit accuses Corey Rossman, Jason Rosenbaum, and Michael Beth of "negligence resulting in the disappearance, death, or injury of an adult child"; Rossman and Rosenbaum are also accused of giving alcohol to a clearly intoxicated person. Spierer was "extremely intoxicated to the point of incapacitation," the suit says, and the three men should have done more to care for her. Though she was reportedly last seen walking down the street, "We still believe that she may not have left Corey and Mike’s or Jay’s apartment," her parents have noted.

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Jul 16, 2013 12:13 PM CDT
These "friends" know something. They are not telling all they know.
Jun 28, 2013 8:16 AM CDT
What is an adult child?
Jun 28, 2013 7:10 AM CDT
I glad the parents are not going to give up. I find it a little suspicious that none of the guys seen her to her home. I find that a bit unusual. It's unusual for 3 friends to not see a highly intoxicated friend get home safely , but it's Really highly unusual for 3 male friends to not see their highly intoxicated "Female" friend get home safely. Guys usually don't do that.