In the more than three years since the disappearance of Colorado mom Suzanne Morphew, there have been several developments in the case, including the arrest of her husband and subsequent dismissal of charges against Barry Morphew in her death.
Now that investigators have, there are unanswered questions.
May 6, 2020: Suzanne Morphew sent her husband Barry Morphew a text that indicated she wanted to end the relationship, according to court documents. The text read, "I'm done I could care less what you're up to and have been for years. We just need to figure this out civilly." The text was found in Barry's cache indicating it had been deleted.
May 9, 2020: On that morning, according to court documents, 59 communications were exchanged between Suzanne and the man who was apparently her boyfriend.
May 10, 2020: Suzanne Morphew. She left behind two daughters, teenagers at the time, and her husband Barry Morphew. Her bicycle was found down a steep ravine off Chaffee County Road 225 from Highway 50. Deputies documented that the bicycle did not look like it had been involved in a crash and no blood was recovered from the scene.
May 14, 2020: Thein the search for Suzanne Morphew.
May 22, 2020:through the dirt at one of Barry Morphew's job sites near Salida.
June 10, 2020: Nearly two dozen members of law enforcementin Chaffee County in a search for Suzanne Morphew.
Sept. 24, 2020: Suzanne Morphew's brother, Andrew Moorman,where she was last seen.
Sept. 25, 2020: Afor Suzanne Morphew at Riverside Park in Salida.
Oct. 7, 2020:, and shares photos, and love letters after Suzanne's disappearance. He also shared a theory that he believed she had been abducted.
May 5, 2021: Barry Morphew was, tampering with physical evidence and attempting to influence a public servant.
December 2021: Theafter defense attorneys raised questions about a conflict of interest.
February 2022: Theto Fremont County. Officials stated the reason at the time was, "Because of the size of the community and the pervasive negative pretrial publicity since Suzanne Morphew's disappearance, the Court finds that a fair trial cannot take place in Chaffee County. This is a high-profile case in a relatively small county with a small jury pool. The media saturation is high."
March 1, 2022: Barry's lawyers a court filing, the prosecution claimed the defense was taking "bits and pieces out of context." In the internal affairs document, Cahill stated "the arrest of the suspect now as the worst decision that could have been made." He went on, "the arrest of the suspect in this investigation was premature" and called it "hasty."after they received an internal affairs document surrounding the Colorado Bureau of Investigation's Agent In Charge Joe Cahill. In
April 19, 2022: A judge. The 11th Judicial District Attorney filed the motion to "dismiss without prejudice" which means that charges could be filed against Barry Morphew at a later date.
July 21, 2022: Barry Morphewin Suzanne Morphew's 2020 ballot. Morphew used her ballot to submit a fraudulent vote for President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election. Morphew pleaded guilty to forgery of a government-issued document and was sentenced to 32 hours of community service as well as a 1-year deferred sentence. A judge also ordered him to pay $1,000 in fines and court costs.
Sept. 22, 2023: Remains were located during the course of a search in the area of Moffat in Saguache County on an investigation not related to the Morphew disappearance.
Sept. 27, 2023: The CBI said that the.
Authorities said that there would be no media updates or interviews related to the latest development in the case. The public is asked to continue to report any information about this case by calling (719) 312-7530.
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