Also in this playlist...
This transcript is automatically generated
Investigator search a landfill earlier this week for clues in the case of missing Indiana University student.
At the heart of the investigation.
A twenty year old -- -- who was last seen on June 3.
Spears father describes her as a vibrant loving daughter -- say happy.
-- -- -- -- The twenty year old merchandising major had just completed -- sophomore year at Indiana University.
She stuck around Bloomington for summer classes on June 3 -- goes out on the town hitting a local bar.
-- 2:30 AM she returns to her apartment with friend Cory Ross.
Leaving her shoes -- cell phone behind.
There -- Brosnan is confronted by other students and attacked He later tells police a punch left him unable to remember.
Details of what happened that night.
-- and Ralston walked a short distance to his apartment and Roy -- his roommate might bet.
Says He put Ross meant to bed while -- headed over to another friend's place in the same building.
It's your 15 AMJ.
-- Lauren insisted on leaving despite his attempts to convince her to stay the night.
He tells police He wants Lauren through -- window walk away and turn the corner for home.
Only two blocks away her keys were eventually found nearby.
But she has never been seen again.
I can tell you that we have video that depicts Lauren and various locations.
-- -- we're not in a position to reveal where those locations are at this time because we're still looking.
Initially police said they were ten persons of interest including Cory Ross and and Mike Bennett and they've all given sworn statements but have now hired lawyers.
We love her very much.
We wanted to get her back.
Just to embrace her and -- welcome.
-- Sam -- is desperate to find out what happened to their little girl but after three months knowing answers.
And Michigan and -- and her.
Joining me now and -- investigative reporter for fox affiliate in Indianapolis WX I N.
-- Cohen senior reporter for the journal news Westchester New York where Lawrence family lives and criminal defense attorney Joey Jackson.
And police are searching a landfill.
In the area -- what have you heard.
We -- they have been searching for about four days now and does so far no evidence has turned up the judge.
They can tell you there was a lot of pressure from people supporters who were trying to search for Lawrence -- to get Bloomington police.
-- actually start to this search.
But it has taken three months for them to do -- I can tell you that they are looking at 600 tons.
-- trash and garbage and sifting through that they've been doing now for about four days and so far they have found not fun.
And why now are they doing the search I mean this happened she disappeared June 3.
That's right well according to with the captain in the investigation they sent it -- There are first a lot of volunteers searchers the wanted to go and search themselves they just didn't feel like it was the right thing to do at that time.
They also still there was a lot of things that they will -- you do to get in preparation.
To search the -- specifically they needed a search warrant they also had to get.
All of the equipment ready and everything and all of the law enforcement agencies in place to actually start.
Searching a landfill and it's taken three months to -- -- Well you know.
I don't know that takes say that going to get a search warrant but.
-- Lawrence parents are outraged and disappointed that the failure of her friends to go before -- ask all of you.
Any chance Sean.
The friends all employers you have about five or six people right now or -- up and they have made.
No public comment the lawyers are hard -- releasing just tidbits that.
Acknowledged that they did here and have some interactions with her but nothing yet you think -- you know -- -- hit.
The problem even even if they wanted to come forward -- -- the people what they had the associates -- -- the lawyers are gonna tell them not to because there's no upside to them I mean upside for the family heart goes out to them they want their daughter back they know these people know what happened on May have some knowledge and want.
This -- one I don't like defense attorneys jelly sorry can't tell you hearing anything over there about these kids talking.
Actually I am and they are not talking because they have a lawyer what I can't tell you is that -- -- bomb who was last person.
The senior at 4:30 in the morning has hired a very.
Hi to view attorney here in Indianapolis -- boils He was a -- attorney who represented.
Mike Tyson -- rarely tell us in the media but did release a statement that in fact she erosion bomb.
Did it take a polygraph test in -- passed that polygraph test but other than that no one is talking.
All right we're gonna have more on the -- staircase -- ring return.
Filter by section