Spierer, 20, was at Jay Rosenbaum's apartment in the early morning hours of June 3. Rosenbaum maintains he watched her leave and head back to her Smallwood apartment.
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"I talk with them privately, I deal with them privately," he said from inside his car with the window rolled down.
But when Fox59 shared his statement with Lauren's parents, they were shocked.
Charlene Spierer told Fox 59, "We do not have and have never had any relationship with Jay Rosenbaum. I have never spoken with Jay Rosenbaum about Lauren's disappearance and have had absolutely no interactions with him whatsoever."
Now, two months later, Rosenbaum has finally met with Lauren's parents in a two hour long meeting with them, their lawyer and his lawyer, according to Lauren's hometown newspaper The Journal News.
He didn't take any questions, but told the paper he was not involved in her disappearance.
"I have cooperated since day one, and I will continue to cooperate... And I had nothing to do with the disappearance of Lauren... Obviously, there's nothing more that I want than for Lauren to be found and safe, and for this all to be over."
Rosenbaum's attorney told The Journal News her client gave statements to police, let them into his apartment, offered to give a DNA sample and even took a polygraph test. The Journal News said Rosenbaum and his attorney would not discuss his final interactions with the missing student. He had said the same thing to Fox59 in August.
"In order to protect this case, nobody wants me to talk," said Rosenbaum.
"As a lawyer, (the persons of interest are) being told to keep their mouths shut," said legal expert and Indianapolis defense attorney Jack Crawford.
He said getting Rosenbaum or any of the other persons of interest to speak up is going to be difficult.
Even if authorities grant them immunity, or a free pass in exchange for information in front of a grand jury, there's a huge risk involved.
"They can't use what you tell the grand jury against you," explained Crawford. "If you bring the wrong person in there, the person who really is responsible for Lauren's disappearance and that person is given immunity and they say something incriminating, you may never be able to obtain justice by prosecuting them for a charge."
Fox59 contacted Rob and Charlene Spierer for a comment about their meeting with Rosenbaum, but they had none. As for Rosenbaum's interview with The Journal News, their spokeswoman said "Sounds like a lawyer wants to get something out there."
Rosenbaum is still enrolled at IU Bloomington.