Missing mom Suzanne Morphew’s family puzzles over her fate

A 12 months after she disappeared and days after her husband Barry was arrested for homicide, Suzanne Morphew’s family continues to be attempting to kind out what occurred to the Colorado mom.

Her sister thinks cash could be behind the mysterious disappearance.

“I think life happens, I think pressures and stresses in life, I think financial pressure bears in on people very heavily,” Melinda Moorman told CBS4 Denver. “It creates an atmosphere of discontent and strife and sometimes living beyond your means is a very hard thing to do.”

“Learning to be content with what you have is a very powerful thing in this life, and it brings great peace, and I don’t think Barry and Suzanne had gotten there yet,” Moorman continued. “That’s what I think kinda happened and I can’t really say more than that.”

Melinda Moorman
Melinda Moorman believes cash might be on the middle of why her sister went lacking.

Moorman told Inside Edition she thought Barry Morphew was “very dominant in the relationship and my sister was a very passive, gentle soul.”

While she didn’t initially imagine her brother-in-law might be behind her sister’s disappearance, Moorman mentioned she acquired a textual content message a couple of days earlier than Suzanne Morphew, 49, disappeared that, on reflection, raised some concern.

Barry Morphew making a court appearance in Salida, Colorado earlier this week.
Barry Morphew making a court docket look in Salida, Colorado earlier this week.
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“The Friday before Mother’s Day, my sister had sent me a text message that morning. It was very lengthy. It was very powerful. It was very revealing,” Moorman informed this system. “She had been ready to share some things close to her chest. She said she was scared.”

Suzanne Morphew went missing last May.
Suzanne Morphew went lacking final May.
Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office

Suzanne Morphew went lacking on Mother’s Day, purportedly during a bike ride close to the couple’s $1.5 million residence in Salida, Colorado, whereas her husband was supposedly 150 miles away in Denver. Morphew’s lodge room there reeked of chlorine, however he was no the place to be discovered, regardless of summoning a co-worker to satisfy him, the person later informed investigators.

Barry Morphew made his first court appearance Thursday, charged with first-degree homicide, tampering with proof and try and affect a public official. He was ordered held with out bail.

Body language skilled Patti Wood famous in the course of the 15-minute court docket look, Morphew saved his head up “and did not look submissive or shamed.”

But Wood told the Daily Mail Barry Morphew possible thought he was hiding how scared he actually was.

Body language expert Patti Wood has analyzed Barry Morphew to see if his previous appeals to his wife are genuine.
Body language skilled Patti Wood has analyzed Barry Morphew to see if his earlier appeals to his spouse are real.
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“He did have one captured glance of stark fear and I wish I knew what was going on in that moment,” she mentioned.

Wood additionally seemed again on the Facebook video Barry Morphew posted every week after his spouse disappeared, pleading for her return.

His enchantment doesn’t strike her as real, and he or she mentioned she detects a number of tells that one thing is up.

Suzanne Morphew disappeared after going for a bike ride last Mother's Day.
Suzanne Morphew disappeared after going for a motorbike journey final Mother’s Day.

“Oh Suzanne,” Barry Morphew begins within the quick clip, “if anyone is out there that can hear this, that has you — please we’ll do whatever it takes to bring you back.”

Wood mentioned in the course of the video, Morphew began shaking his head as he mentioned, “I will do whatever it takes” to get her again. And whereas he appears to be like anguished, she mentioned, his face doesn’t change all through the video.

“We see pain in his face, but notice it doesn’t move across his face and change as he speaks, but seems set like a mask which reveals that he put on or faked the pained expressions,” she theorized. She known as the video “unsettling to watch.”

Suzanne Morphew’s family and mates appealed to her husband to admit and reveal the place her physique is. He maintains his innocence.

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