The Alexandria Times-Tribune Alexandria, Indiana 05 Jan 1994, Wed • Page 4
Private, Gated Estate Home on 10 Acres!
Melinda Baumunk provided documents that Suzanne inherited approximately $208,000 in 2013 at the passing of her mother. She inherited another approximate $217,000 when her grandmother passed away in 2016.
Suzanne’s grievance list included multiple references to Barry controlling the finances.
Barry and Suzanne Morphew purchase 19057 Puma Path for $1,575,000.
SA Harris: Yeah, they moved in 2018. I believe they left around June 1st, 2018. to move to Colorado. So roughly a year and a half of the time is what Sheila originally said in that.
While Suzanne was at the Oliver’s house, she had stepped away from her cell phone to use the restroom, and Barry tried calling her several times within a few minutes, then tried calling Sheila, then tried calling Darin.
Mexico trip mentioned in the grievances list where Barry took Suzanne's phone.
Barry admitted to questioning Suzanne about the New Orleans trip, further evidence he suspected the affair.
Barry called Sheila Oliver while Suzanne was in MI visiting her father/JL, wanting to know why Suzanne wasn't returning his calls.
Barry stalked Suzanne and Sheila at the Puma Path house in September 2019.
From the first time Wooddell met Barry, she said it felt like "he was putting his tentacles out."
Holidays 2019 – Suzanne and Libler stop talking on the phone because she is afraid Barry will find out.
They shift to more covert ways to communicate. Barry's second device makes its first appearance.
Suzanne in Florida, Sheila Oliver gives her the spy pen during this trip. Suzanne records a conversation with Libler on this trip.
Suzanne skips out on time with her father to see Libler. Barry goes to Florida.
“… I have lived for years being told how I should feel, how I should act, how I should look, what I should drink, what I shouldn’t drink, what I should put in my body, what I shouldn’t put in my body … ”
March 20, 2020 – Jekyll and Hyde text exchange between Suzanne and Sheila Oliver, Macy suggests restraining order.
"It’s Jekyl and Hyde again … Pretty much told him I can’t be healthy and stay in this."
March 22, 2020 – Spy pen records Barry listening to Forensic Files episodes, call with Suzanne on drive to Pueblo
Coincidentally one of the episodes involved a woman "disappearing" after a bike ride.
“I want to be with you,” “I can only be me with you,” I love you,” “I need you.” “You know I was born to love you.”
This was the first logged call in Barry’s phone to or from Suzanne since February 7, 2020.
Suzanne drives Macy to Gunnison, CO to meet Mallory for a road/camping trip through Utah and Idaho with Mallory's best friend.
From 14:43 to 17:00 Barry replied, “When I’m dead,” “Going to see my savior,” and “This life on earth is a mear (sic) grain of sand compared to eternity.”
May 6, 2020 – 14:43 – From Barry to Suzanne: “I’m sorry if things went the way they did. I have a problem dealing with the way you accused me of hiding checks. If you think I’m as terrible of a person to hide our accounts and have ones you don’t know about you don’t know me.
All I do is for you and the girls. All. When I'm dead, which won't be long, you guys will be taken care of. Please stop being angry. If I can control my hurt heart I think I can overcome your distant unlovingness toward me. Honey, I swear it's the hardest thing I've had to do. I love you I always will.”
May 6, 2020 – 15:51 – Barry to Suzanne: “I promise you were wrong about all the crazy thoughts about me. I have always been faithful. Always.
Why would I ever want another when I'm married to the most beautiful, sweet, kind, loving, woman as you? Only a fool would stray from an angel like you.”
May 07, 2020 – Suzanne messages Libler about how magical past days had been. Barry wants a new truck.
16:43 - “Been studying all afternoon. I’m gonna bike now. I’ve got veggie soup on for supper.”
Bike mechanic was interviewed by law enforcement.
Truck log files place Barry at GD's home at 5:13 pm.
Q (Lindsey): Anything on May 6th that didn’t seem normal? Was there a text from Mallory to Mr. Morphew? A (Grusing): I believe that’s the night of May 7th. Mallory, Macy, and their friend Holly are out on a trip towards Utah and Mallory is sending pictures to both Suzanne and Barry but I was ... Read more
May 08, 07:03 – Suzanne’s phone backs up a list of 50 reasons why she wanted to leave marriage on “Notes”
Not safe alone with you. Can’t be trusted - Oppressive - Slam on brakes when angry - Threaten to jump out of car - Gun
"When FBI Agents showed Barry these texts during interviews in 2021, he said he did not think Suzanne was serious."
“It’s hard dealing with the harsh abrasiveness and having to show respect. He’s also been abusive, emotionally and physically. There’s so much … I went thru a period of acceptance and I feel more angry now. Anger at what I’ve allowed.”
“But, in the afternoon, it (the text fight) was like it never happened. She texted me back and it was just like, ‘Hey, what time are you coming home? Hey, this or that. Just pick this up or pick that up.'”
"Asking when he could come out to the home."
This second device was first used on November 30,2019 and was associated with Barry’s iPhone 91 times since then, compared to 1,701 associations with the primary User ID since November 2019.
Barry convinces Suzanne to meet him at the Tailwinds site before going to pick up Moonlight Pizza together.
Barry was asked about his phone pinging down by the river during the Facebook posts on Friday night and asked if he was outside. Barry said, “I could have been. I don’t remember. I chase critters around the house all the time.”
Incoming call on Suzanne’s phone (PH CAST)
02:07 am outgoing call on SM’s phone (PH CAST)
Barry’s phone registered locations at his “Tailwinds” work site near Poncha Springs.
Gentile: “He said that he had to go make the wife happy – do some hiking or biking.”
Barry to Suzanne: Want to go on hike?
Previous reset was while Barry was down by the river on the evening of the 8th.
May 09, 11:15 est. – Barry tells Morgan Gentile he could “bury a body” and it “would never be found.”
Gentile: “He seemed stressed. He definitely seemed weird on Saturday.”
Barry said he was looking for a turkey that Mallory had shot previously with a bow, but they had never found.
After texting, Barry drove by Tim Klco's house to see the backhoe, but did not get back in touch to buy it. In 2018, Barry used a backhoe to dig a large hole in his front yard, fill it with items to include furniture, and cover it over, planting alfalfa on top.
He was wearing a blue t-shirt and khaki shorts.
“Well, look at her. She’s obviously drunk. Look at her eyes. Do you know what drunk eyes look like?”
Libler sent response messages at 2:39PM, 2:46PM and 2:47PM that Suzanne did not answer.
He texted Suzanne that he was done and was headed home.
At 2:31 PM, Barry texted Suzanne, “Did you leave.”
Messages from LinkedIn show they were talking about how Suzanne is in love with Jeff before she went missing.
"The photo is shown in the courtroom, Suzanne smiling. Truck GPS coordinates show Barry’s truck goes into park at 2:43:59. Phone coordinates show he walks around the house. You can hear a pin drop in the courtroom as tension is high." - Carol McKinley, PH Tweet
May 09, 14:44 – Shooting Chipmunks? Barry had a .22 in the moments when Suzanne ceased the communicate with everyone she loved in the world.
Shooting Chipmunks? Barry had a .22 in the moments when Suzanne ceased the communicate with everyone she loved in the world.
No response from Suzanne.
Jeff sends last message if the day to Suzanne with no response.
Salida Stove and Spa's posted hours have the store closing at 2pm on Saturday. Telematics show Barry's truck in his garage during the time he was supposedly at Salida Stove and Spa.
Barry claims to have been loading his truck and cleaning off his workbench.
Barry attempted to disable the trucks GPS and SYNC features.
Sheila Oliver sends two Snapchats to Suzanne that were never opened
Barry backs 96 feet out of the garage.
Barry's phone comes out of airplane mode at the Morphew residence.
"SA Hoyland noted over eighty events involving the F350 during this timeframe."
3:58 am BM cell moves from home to near 225/50 where bike found Carol McKinley PH Tweets (read from bottom tweet up): 431 am 5/10 Barry’s phone goes back into airplane mode at the his home. 5:37 am – morphew turns into buena vista & heads towards broomfield. 538 he texts his mom “happy ... Read more
Sergeant Mullenax asked dispatch to ping the number given for Suzanne’s cell phone. Dispatch informed Mullenax that the cell phone appeared to be off and last known activity was at 4:23AM on the present date, with a general location about 11.5 miles west of a cell tower in Poncha Springs, CO.
Barry's Phone Goes Back into Airplane Mode
Barry's trip to Garfield adds an approximate five miles each way to his morning trip, and places Barry and his vehicle in the direction the helmet was discarded - west from the bicycle.
Gentile stated she did not see the truck but that his truck has a very distinctive exhaust.
Barry phone exits airplane mode while heading towards Buena Vista, CO.
Agent Grusing: "Yes. He would have time -- with the passenger door opening and closing -- like it would say passenger door opened at 8:10:36 am and then passenger door closed at 8:12:13 am. So it took about a minute and a half and that trash can is only 10 to 15 steps away from where the truck was parked."
Grusing: "He said he parked there because he hoped someone would come out and he could go in the hotel before checking in and get a free breakfast."
“If there’s clothes in my truck, there was probably old clothes I threw away.”
He's carrying a charcoal long-sleeved shirt, two white bags, and a pair of boots.
SA Grusing said Barry had a small item in his hand and used one arm to push it down, then both to push it further down as Barry was shown the photos.
Barry was told he was there for about 40 minutes and asked if he remembered what he was doing there. Barry said, “I think I was still cleaning my truck, umm, yeah, yeah I mean, like I said, I just uh, I would, I was probably getting crap out of my truck like I said, which I’ve done my whole entire life.”
"Barry called he was out of breathe (sic) panting but fatigue, kind a like hungover but he doesn’t drink, honestly when I hung up I thought to myself he sounded like he had the worst night of his life.”
Barry carries in disorganized papers in a binder. Carries out an organized binder.
Barry spent 28 minutes removing a few blocks from the wall.
A camera recorded Barry throwing away: a small item, one white trash bag, larger in size than the previous bags in one hand, a black container, along with a piece of clothing, possibly a camouflage coat.
"At 3:30PM, Barry sent an outgoing message to Suzanne “Call me”"
Commented that it would be a hard day because she missed her own mother.
At 3:30PM, Barry sent an outgoing message to Suzanne “Call me”
“I’m just so sad and REDCATED and I texted mom for Mother’s Day and she still hasn’t answered and I’m scared her and dad probably got in a big fight and I don’t even know it just made me want to be gone even more because I don’t want to be around them it hurts me and I know if REDACTED is working I might have to be home a lot more and it’ll probably...
6:10 pm - Barry entered the lobby carrying two shovels and placed them beside the front desk. He made subsequent trips, placing more tools in the same spot.
"Barry is heard asking if deputies saw any “cats” on the road and a deputy says not recently."
Barry does not call out or look for his wife in the home.
Deputy Brown was walking in the driveway when Deputy Defurio told him that there were barefoot marks inside of the bucket on the Bobcat. Deputy Brown went with him to examine and found that the cutting blade on the bucket of the Bobcat appeared to be newly replaced, along with the nuts and bolts.
“It looked like Barry had removed top caps that was it. We also did not have the tools we need like a packer or gravel.”
"On May 11, 2020, at about 7:00AM, Barry called Morgan and said that Suzanne was missing and he thought a mountain lion may have attacked her. Morgan explained that Barry was initially crying but then abruptly shifted to the specifics about the Broomfield job."
Wishing her well for her scheduled final cancer treatment that day.
“He went to write down a description of maybe what she was wearing,” Butala said. “I just thought it was weird because he didn’t explain what the color of her eyes were or her hair or anything about her, like how tall she was or anything.”
These injuries appeared to be healing, several days old scratches.
"This item was located at the following GPS coordinates (38.55008,-106.2575) approximately 0.84 miles northwest of the site the bicycle was located, approximately ten meters south of Highway 50 and about 1.52 miles from the Morphew residence."
“Oh Suzanne, if anyone is out there and can hear this, that has you, please, we’ll do whatever it takes to bring you back. We love you, we miss you, your girls need you. No questions asked, however much they want – I will do whatever it takes to get you back. Honey, I love you, I want you back so bad.”
"CCSO Deputy Scott Himschoot was present during the search at 19057 Puma Path, in the laundry room, and was asked to collect a “pneu-dart box, empty,” one plastic hypodermic cover, one Pneu-dart book from safe in garage, one dart from box under bench in garage, among other items. The plastic cover was located by evidence search teams in the dryer, inside of the sheets belonging to REDACTED bed."
"The pen was located in a cloth bin amongst women’s bras. The cloth bin and pen were inside the walk-in closet in the master bedroom, located on the ground level of the residence. Detective Hysjulien located, with the pen, the controller and headphones for playback and a USB cable."
May 31, 2020 – Tyson Draper sees Barry’s truck by the South Arkansas River near where the bike was found.
Barry drives by minutes later on the video. Draper later claims of Barry, inside the truck, "he had no shirt on, he was soaking wet, and it looked like he was frantic."
Within a month of Suzanne’s disappearance, Barry began to liquidate their assets.
"So, uh -- we uh --. We had two daughters that were coming home from a trip. And I got a job in Denver that I wanted to get started on on Sunday. Set it up for my work because my rookies are coming in Sunday night. (Unintelligible) Monday but I, being the owner, I wanted to get everything lined up so that (Unintelligible).
Property Address 8366 LONGHORN DR
“People don’t know the truth, so they’re gonna think what they’re gonna think.”
A $15,000 loss. Same property sold on 04/21/2021 for $175,000, indicating Barry needed the money fast.
Barry and Suzanne Morphew purchased the home on April 12, 2018 for $1,575,000.
CRS/CHARGE: 18-3-102 (1), (a) Murder in the First Degree, a class 1 Felony, 18-8-610. Tampering with Physical Evidence, a class 6 felony, 18-8-306, Attempt to Influence a Public Servant, a class 4 Felony.
"Morphew was arrested around 9:15 a.m. on Wednesday, May 5 near his home in Poncha Springs. FOX31 News has obtained video of the arrest, which shows his truck stopped on the side of the road near several police vehicles. He can be seen standing just off the road with an officer."