Lauren Spierer's parents: We support her boyfriend

In a new interview with The Daily Beast, missing Edgemont student Lauren Spierer's parents say they support their daughter's boyfriend Jesse Wolff, even though he was a person of interest in the case.

Wolff was the one who filed the missing person report for Lauren after she didn't respond to his repeated phone calls the night of June 3, when she was last seen after a night out with friends at a sports bar in Bloomington. Spierer's cell phone was found at the bar and she left with her friend Corey Rossman. Rossman claims he was assaulted afterward, and doesn't remember what happened, and new reports say he was attacked by Wolff's friends.

Police say Wolff has been cooperative in the investigation, but he remains a person of interest and was not allowed to participate in volunteer searches. Lauren's parents say the two had a very healthy relationship and were very close.

"He is still close to us and I feel bad that he's suffering," said Lauren's mother Charlene.

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