Family of missing IN student deals with rumors

? There is more heartbreaking news this morning in the search for the missing college girlfriend of a Port Washington man.Lauren Spierer, 20, was last

PORT WASHINGTON - ? There is more heartbreaking news this morning in the search for the missing college girlfriend of a Port Washington man.

Lauren Spierer, 20, was last seen near her college apartment in Indiana on June 3.

Spierer's uncle recently told News 12 Westchester that his family is dealing with rumors that her disappearance was cocaine related or a freak accident involving friends.

Police have said they consider Spierer?s boyfriend, Jesse Wolff, a person of interest in the case. Investigators have searched Wolff?s apartment in connection with Spierer's disappearance.

Meanwhile, Spierer's uncle says he is organizing a motorcycle ride on July 29 to pass out fliers on her disappearance.

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