Found Deceased CO - Suzanne Morphew, 49, Chaffee Co, 10 May 2020 *Case dismissed w/o prejudice* #105

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A Chaffee County woman is missing after a neighbor said she went out for a bike ride Sunday and never returned
Chaffee County woman missing since Sunday after neighbor said she went out for bike ride

List of Case Players and Their Relationship to Discussion (Post #440)

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Detailed timeline of events in the Morphew case:
CO - CO - Suzanne Morphew, 49, Chaffee County, 10 May 2020 , MEDIA, MAPS &TIMELINE *NO DISCUSSION*

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Suzanne Morphew Case Archive (developed and maintained by WS member AmandaReckonwith)
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Has anyone watched the 20/20 episode titled “The Last Hunt”? You can watch it on Hulu. This case reminds me a lot of Suzanne. There was a millionaire dentist who murdered his wife, Bianca Rudolph, during a 2016 hunting safari in Zambia. There was no forensic evidence, no DNA, no recovered murder weapon, no body examined by American medical examiners and their two adult children believed their father to be totally innocent of the charges.

Jonny Grusing investigated her death for the FBI. It was a circumstantial case. It took 6 years from Bianca’s death for her husband to be found guilty of her murder. This case gives me hope that Grusing and the investigators won’t give up and eventually Barry will be made accountable for Suzanne’s murder.
 
Has anyone watched the 20/20 episode titled “The Last Hunt”? You can watch it on Hulu. This case reminds me a lot of Suzanne. There was a millionaire dentist who murdered his wife, Bianca Rudolph, during a 2016 hunting safari in Zambia. There was no forensic evidence, no DNA, no recovered murder weapon, no body examined by American medical examiners and their two adult children believed their father to be totally innocent of the charges.

Jonny Grusing investigated her death for the FBI. It was a circumstantial case. It took 6 years from Bianca’s death for her husband to be found guilty of her murder. This case gives me hope that Grusing and the investigators won’t give up and eventually Barry will be made accountable for Suzanne’s murder.

‘48 Hours’ also just featured this case about Larry and Bianca Rudolph. The show aired September 10th and is called ‘Death on Safari’. It should still be available to watch on Paramount+ or the CBS app.

 
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Human remains recovered in Pueblo, CO. Two hour drive from Salida. Probably not related to Suzanne, but I continue to hope that she will be found.

 
Yes, the case is now in a division that exits:



Here is some information on Judge Groome:

Park County Bulletin Colorado News Extra

Park County judge rules trial can go forward for 1982 killings of women near Breckenridge

The below-linked article is opinions only of those affected by Judge Groome's rulings.

Know Your Judge: Citizen Input on District/County Judges | Clear the Bench Colorado

JMVHO.
 
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Apologies if already mentioned and probably not Suzanne but caught my eye

Pueblo County Coroner

@CoronerPueblo


The Coroner's office is working with the PCSO, our Forensic Pathologist, a Forensic Odontologist and a Forensic Anthropologist to identify and determine a cause and manner of death for the skeletal remains found on 9/25/2022 near Avondale. We will update as able.
 

Yes, the case is now in a division that exits:


According to the Canyon City Daily Record, Judge Groome is retiring on Nov 9.
Canyon City daily Record Article
 
In that case, seems we should be hearing about the new appointment for his bench sooner than later. Maybe Jeff Lindsey will make the cut??
As per the article below Groome Is being replaced by Amanda Hunter. From the article :
“Amanda J. Hunter is the Custer County Court Judge, a position she has held since 2016. She is also a Legal Research Attorney in the 11th Judicial District and a District Court Magistrate in the 11th Judicial District, positions she has held since 2016. Previously, Ms. Hunter was a Deputy Public Defender in the 11th Judicial District (2011-2016). Ms. Hunter earned her B.A. from the University of Iowa in 2002 and her J.D. from the University of Nebraska in 2011.”
Governor Jared Polis Makes County and District Court Judicial Appointments | Colorado Governor Jared Polis
 
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