During a status conference hearing yesterday, Barry Morphew’s defense attorneys filed a motion for a change of venue as well as having an extra week for the murder trial scheduled for May.
Judge Ramsey Lama of the 11th Judicial District Court has been assigned to preside over the Barry Morphew murder case.
Chaffee County Chief Judge Patrick Murphy has announced that he had granted the motion to disqualify himself from the Barry Morphew murder case due to a long-term friendship with a possible witness’s attorney.
The high-profile case of Barry Morphew, accused of first-degree murder and other crimes related to his wife Suzanne’s disappearance, continues.
In a hearing that lasted for hours Tuesday (Nov. 9th), Barry Morphew’s defense attorneys alleged that the prosecution hid evidence from the defense, specifically conversations prosecutors had with law enforcement about the case.
Attorney’s representing Barry Morphew intend to sue prosecutors and investigators for what they claim is unlawful arrest, malicious prosecution, and defamation according to documents obtained by Denver7.
Jeff Lindsey, the lead prosecutor in the Barry Morphew murder case has told KKTV that he is “moving on.”
Barry Morphew appeared in court before Judge Patrick Murphy Wednesday, Oct. 13th. Murphy ruled that Morphew can continue to live in the house next door to his old home off Puma Path in Maysville without GPS monitoring.
The District Attorney’s Office for the 11th District has released a statement asking the courts to reconsider Barry Morphew’s bond since he cannot be tracked at his current residence.
On September 27th, the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office was contacted in regards to Trespassing in the Maysville area.
Barry Morphew will stand trial. A redacted version of the Arrest Affidavit has been released to the public.
Barry Morphew will stand trial.