Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office
Suzanne Morphew disappeared on Mother’s Day 2020 while on a bike ride.
The remains of Suzanne’s chest, A Colorado woman has gone missing The Colorado Bureau of Investigation reported the discovery on Mother’s Day 2020 while riding a bike.
Marbiv, 49, was bicycling in the area of County Road 225 and West Highway 50 near Maysville, Colorado when he went missing.
Her remains were found Friday in Saquatch County, about 50 miles south of where she was reported missing, the bureau said in a news release.
“Investigators were searching in the Moffat area of Saquach County in an investigation unrelated to Morphew’s disappearance when the remains were found,” the bureau said.
The El Paso County Coroner confirmed Wednesday that the remains were those of a chest.
Marbu’s husband Barry confronted A charge of first degree murder 2021 regarding the disappearance of his wife. But his case was dismissed in April 2022 after prosecutors Action was taken to dismiss the case While investigators are looking for her. The judge ruled that prosecutors could pursue the same charges against him in the future.
“Barry is with his daughters, all of whom are struggling with great shock and grief after learning today that their mother and wife, whom they love deeply, has passed away,” Barry Morbo’s attorney, Iris Aidan, said Wednesday. “They had hope that their wife and mother would come back in their lives again. This news is heartbreaking.
“As far as we know, Barry is as innocent as he was on Day 1,” and a district attorney and law enforcement “went wrong” on the 2021 charges, Aidan said.
“We hope that the authorities will soon admit that they wrongfully persecuted an innocent man named Barry, they will treat the morphs like victims,” and who is responsible for the death of Suzanne Morbu, Aidan said.
Officials said no arrests have been made since Suzanne’s remains were found. On Wednesday, 11th Judicial District Attorney Linda Stanley’s office had no comment when asked by CNN about possible future prosecution plans.
“We have never stopped our investigation and will continue to pursue all avenues to get justice for Suzanne,” said Chaffee County Sheriff John Spess.
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Anne Kelly, the district attorney for the 12th Judicial District, where Marbeau’s remains were found, told CNN, “This case is still under active investigation. Therefore, I cannot comment until further information comes out in the investigation,” he said.
He said an update would arrive in his office in the coming weeks.
“The 12th Judicial District Attorney’s Office sends our condolences to Suzanne’s family,” Kelly added.