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Charges against Barry Morphew are dropped as investigators ask for more time to find his wife’s body

By Colleen Slevin, The Associated Press Prosecutors on Tuesday dropped criminal charges against a Colorado man who was about to go on trial in the presumed death of his missing wife, but they left the door open to bringing new charges against him later. The move follows Judge Ramsey Lama’s decision last month to bar […]

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Silverman: Expect a big ruling this week in the Barry Morphew murder case

Dramatic criminal trials fascinate America. The press and public have constitutional rights to watch. Barry Morphew sits in a Colorado jail right now charged with murdering his own spouse. Big rulings are coming this week, with a trial to follow. People are watching. When Morphew and Suzanne Moorman married in 1994, this attractive couple appeared […]

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Judge hears evidence in death of Colorado’s Suzanne Morphew to determine if husband will stand trial

SALIDA — A judge was holding a hearing Monday to determine if a Colorado man charged with murder in the death of his wife who disappeared over a year ago was will stand trial. Barry Morphew is charged with first-degree murder and other charges related to the presumed death of Suzanne Morphew, whose body has […]

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Suzanne Morphew’s husband arrested, charged with murder almost a year after her disappearance

Suzanne Morphew’s husband was arrested and charged with murder on Wednesday, nearly a year after the Salida woman went missing in a case that’s gripped Chaffee County.  Barry Lee Morphew was taken into custody without incident, investigators announced at a news conference on Wednesday. He has been charged with first-degree murder, tampering with evidence and […]