Charlene and Robert Spierer speak to reporters near a poster alerting people to their missing daughter, Lauren, on Aug. 15th, 2011 in Bloomington, Ind.
Aaron Bernstein—AP
January 29, 2016 11:04 AM EST

Police and FBI agents with cadaver dogs searched a home Thursday in Martinsville, Indiana, in connection with the 2011 disappearance of Indiana University student Lauren Spierer, authorities said.

The home was the residence of Justin Wagers, 35, until he was arrested in August 2015. Wagers has numerous convictions for sex-related offenses such as public indecency, public nudity and vicarious sexual gratification.

Wagers is currently awaiting a court appearance Feb. 18 in Johnson County on a felony charge of public indecency with a prior conviction, court records show. Similar charges are pending in Marion County.

The FBI confirmed that agents from its Indianapolis office were…

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