Bloomington, Ind.—Noted Indianapolis defense attorney James Voyles has confirmed to Fox59 News that he has been retained to represent one of the key witnesses in the Lauren Spierer case. Voyles is recognized as one of Indiana's premier defense attorneys and at various times has represented boxer Mike Tyson and businessmen involved in the Tim Durham Fair Finance investigation.
Fox59 News has learned Jay Rosenbaum, whom Voyles is representing, told Bloomington police he saw Spierer walk away from his apartment before dawn on June 3rd. Police said Rosenbaum may have been the last person to see Spierer.
Salzmann said Spierer accompanied Rossman to his apartment and left him there before visiting Rosenbaum's apartment. Salzmann also said there were at least three other people who saw Spierer after Rossman was with her.
Fox59 has learned Rossman's roommate, Mike Beth, told a friend Lauren Spierer was at their apartment early in the morning. That friend, who spoke to Fox59 on the condition of anonymity, said Beth told him Rossman drank a lot that night and went home and passed out. The friend said Beth tried to convince Lauren to stay that night because it was so late. Lauren didn't and Beth saw her leave.
Lauren Spierer is a 20-year-old Indiana University student. She disappeared in the early morning hours of Friday, June 3rd. Lauren is described as approximately four feet, 11 inches tall with a slender build. She has blue eyes and blonde hair, longer than shoulder length. The 20-year-old had just finished her sophomore year at IU. Charlene Spierer said her daughter has a life-threatening called Long QT Syndrome. Her mother has asked if anyone knows where Lauren is, to please take her to a hospital. Anyone with information should call Bloomington police at 812-339-4477.