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Lauren Spierer Disappearance: Sex Offender Whose Home Was Raided May Be Connected to Other Missing Women, Police Say

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Lauren Spierer Disappearance: Sex Offender Whose Home Was Raided May Be Connected to Other Missing Women, Police Say

Originally posted 01/29/2016 04:30PM

Indiana authorities on Thursday searched the home of a registered sex offender in connection with the disappearance of Indiana University student Lauren Spierer. Now, officials say the man has a lengthy criminal history and may be behind the disappearances of several other women.

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VIDEO: New Development in Disappearance of Indiana Student Lauren Spierer: FBI and Police Search Home of Sex Offender

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UpdatePosted 01/29/2016 11:00AM

Lauren Spierer Disappearance: FBI Searches Home of Sex Offender After Tip About Missing Indiana University Student

Originally posted 01/29/2016 08:35AM

Police and FBI agents have searched the former home of a registered sex offender on Thursday in connection with the 2011 disappearance of Indiana University student Lauren Spierer, PEOPLE has confirmed.

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4 Years Later, Lauren Spierer's Mom Describes Her Disappearance as 'Nightmare You Never Wake Up From'

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4 Years Later, Lauren Spierer's Mom Describes Her Disappearance as 'Nightmare You Never Wake Up From'

Originally posted 06/03/2015 05:40PM

Marking the fourth anniversary of the day her daughter vanished in 2011, Lauren Spierer's mother opened her heart Wednesday with a new appeal for anyone to share what they might know about the fate of the missing Indiana University student.

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Inside Story: Life Without Lauren Spierer

Inside Story: Life Without Lauren Spierer

Originally posted 01/12/2013 06:30PM

It's the little things, say Robert and Charlene Spierer, that hurt the most.

For Robert it's the flash of a blonde ponytail on a city street that leaves him aching; for Charlene it's the arrival of the cell-phone bill that still bears her daughter's name.

Nineteen months after Lauren disappeared, her boxes from college remain stacked against her parents' den wall. Long ago they gave up hope that Lauren might unpack them herself.

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Does Skull Found by Fisherman Belong to Missing Lauren Spierer?

Lauren Spierer: Missing Woman's Family Anxiously Awaits Tests on Skull

Originally posted 08/03/2012 02:45PM

A tooth from a skull found in an Indianapolis's White River is being tested for a match to missing Indiana University student Lauren Spierer.

Authorities cautioned they have no information tying the remains to the 20-year-old sophomore, who vanished in June 2011 from Bloomington after a night out with friends, and that other bodies have been found in the region that were not hers.

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