Defense attorney in lawsuit over wrongful death of Edgmont college student Lauren Spierer files for dismissal

The attorney for one of the young men being sued for the wrongful death of Edgemont college student Lauren Spierer is filing a motion for

Spierer was last seen after a night of drinking in 2011.

Spierer was last seen after a night of drinking in 2011. (7/26/13)

EDGEMONT - The attorney for one of the young men being sued for the wrongful death of Edgemont college student Lauren Spierer is filing a motion for the case to be dismissed.

The motion set by Michael Beth's attorney claims the Indiana University student's two-year disappearance is not enough to presume that she is dead or even injured.

According to Indiana state law, a person must be missing for seven years before such a declaration can be made.

Spierer was last seen after a night of drinking in 2011. Her parents say the three students who last saw her alive did not do enough to help her and are hiding what they know.  

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