Missing woman’s husband pleads for her safe return, dive team searches water

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COLORADO SPRINGS– Barry Morphew, the husband of missing 49-year old Suzanne Morphew, is now speaking out about her disappearance.

In a Facebook video released on Sunday, Morphew says, “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.”

49-year-old Suzanne Morphew is still missing after going on a bike ride on Mother’s Day, May 10.

On Sunday, May 17, members of the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office Dive Rescue Team searched water sites in the area.

Chaffee County residents are being asked to preserve any and all video footage from devices such as Ring doorbells, security cameras, game cameras, etc., from May 8 through May 12.

Residents are being asked to save the video, not send it to the sheriff’s office. As search areas are identified, investigators will contact residents in those locations to collect any camera footage.

“One of the most helpful ways the community can aid in the search of Suzanne Morphew is by preserving these recordings,” said Chaffee County Sheriff John Spezze. “We are aware that some systems override video after several days, and we want to ensure video remains available if needed.”

A family member told FOX21 News that her bike was recovered Sunday May 10. The Chaffee County Sheriff’s office would not confirm this information.

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As of Saturday, there have been more than 100 tips reported to the dedicated phone line as part of Morphew’s Missing Person case.

Members of the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office, with assistance from the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) continued the search for Suzanne Morphew on Saturday.

The Chaffee County Sheriff John Spezze said Saturday’s efforts didn’t involve a large-scale search similar to the one that took place on US Highway 50 on May 15, however investigators continued to follow-up on tips and conduct targeted searches.

The family is offering a $200,000 reward for her safe return.

The Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office asks the public to continue to report any information about this case by calling (719) 312-7530.

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