BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WISH) - The parents of Lauren Spierer have asked a judge not to throw out a wrongful death lawsuit against three men who they say last saw their daughter alive.
Attorneys for Corey Rossman, Jason Rosenbaum and Michael Beth say the suit should be dismissed because there is no proof Lauren is dead.
The Spierers claim the law allows them to prove Lauren's death by direct or circumstantial evidence.
They say the job of establishing Lauren's death should be a question for a jury to decide based on the facts presented in court.
In court documents, the Spierers cite "after being last seen in an incapacitated state wtih the Defendants, Lauren has never been located, despite multiple intensive searches, a thorough investigation, reviews of surveillance tapes from the area, and no affirmative contact with her close family and friends for over two years."
The three men claim they had nothing to do with Lauren's disappearance.
A judge is expected to hear the case later this month.
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