A Colorado judge on Wednesday dominated that Barry Morphew, charged with murdering his lacking spouse, Suzanne Morphew, may continue living at a luxurious Airbnb rental home in the identical neighborhood the place the couple as soon as resided, despite the fact that his GPS monitor has no reception there. 

At a Chaffee County listening to Wednesday, eleventh Judicial District Judge Patrick Murphy mentioned he can’t legally make Barry Morphew transfer from the property referred to as the “Cushman home” within the Monarch Estates subdivision off of Puma Path in Maysville, Colorado, which overlooks the home the place he beforehand lived with Suzanne earlier than her disappearance on May 10, 2020. 

It was the primary time Morphew returned to court docket since he posted $500,000 money bond on Sept. 20 and was seen strolling out of the Chaffee County jail along with his two daughters. Murphy mentioned Morphew can continue living on the four-bedroom Airbnb rental so long as he travels to Poncha Springs, the subsequent city over to have the knowledge downloaded day by day, Fox 21 Colorado Springs reported. 


The rental is positioned in wooded space with spotty cell reception. A day after Morphew’s launch on bond, the manager director of Intervention Inc., a personal probation supplier within the eleventh district, wrote to inform the court docket that Barry Morphew had certainly reported to be fitted for a GPS monitor, however that GPS monitor was unable to choose up a GPS or cell sign within the space of the defendant’s home.

Barry Morphew’s May 5, 2021 reserving photograph.
(Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office)

District Attorney Linda Stanley and Deputy District Attorney Jeff Lindsay beforehand requested the court docket to modify Morphew’s bond, saying he was living too shut to the trial witnesses who’re on a no-contact checklist. 

Morphew’s marital home, which offered in March 2021 for about $1.6 million, can also be beneath a safety order after its new homeowners reported seeing a lady, since recognized as Morphew’s alleged new girlfriend, Shoshona Darke, on their surveillance digicam trespassing on the property and eradicating a bundle from the entrance porch. Prosecutors had hunted for Morphew to as an alternative live at Darke’s modest home in downtown Salida, Colorado, which is nearer to the courthouse and the place he contributes to the $2,000-per-month hire. 

Photos obtained by the Daily Mail present Morphew and Darke at a storage unit in Salida Monday, loading bins into the again of his truck. Morphew wasn’t arrested till May 5, 2021, practically as soon as yr after his spouse was reported lacking. He is charged with first-degree homicide, tampering with bodily proof and trying to affect a public servant and had pleaded not responsible.

In the times earlier than her disappearance, Suzanne despatched Barry a textual content saying she was “done, let’s handle this civilly,” in accordance to the arrest affidavit. Investigators mentioned that after Barry Morphew realized he couldn’t management Suzanne’s insistence on leaving him “he resorted to something he has done his entire life — hunt and control Suzanne like he had hunted and controlled animals.”

During a preliminary listening to in August, prosecutors alleged Morphew, an avid hunter and outdoorsman, killed his spouse the day earlier than Mother’s Day and left for work within the Denver space the subsequent morning. The arrest affidavit says he refused to take a polygraph take a look at within the days after his spouse was reported lacking and didn’t initially inform investigators that he went out of his approach as he left for work that morning, driving towards the place the place his spouse’s bicycle helmet was finally discovered.