Weekend Searches Find No Sign of Missing Student

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Police released this image from a surveillance camera showing a truck that circled the block where Lauren Spierer disappeared.

    Police officers have searched a wooded area near a highway north of Bloomington without finding any signs of an Indiana University student last seen more than two weeks ago.

     

    That search happened on Sunday as investigators continued looking for 20-year-old Lauren Spierer in and around Bloomington. The Herald-Times reports officers went to the spot in southern Morgan County near Indiana 37 following a tip about a suspicious odor.

     

    Bloomington police Capt. Joe Qualters says nothing was found related to the disappearance of the Greenburgh, N.Y., woman, who hasn't been seen since about 4:30 a.m. June 3 as she was walking alone to her apartment.

     

    Investigators on Sunday found a 2-foot by 4-foot pile of fresh dirt that might have been left by recent utility work.