CHAFFEE COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– The judge presiding over Barry Morphew’s preliminary hearing said there is probable cause for first-degree murder and the case will go to trial. He was arrested for the murder of his wife Suzanne in May.
On Friday, after hearing arguments from both the defense and prosecutors Murphy said while the evidence presented means it’s possible, he could have committed the crime, he cannot say for certain a jury would find him guilty. Based on this fact, Murphy said he was obligated to set bond for Morphew.
Prosecutors asked for a bond of $10 million, while the defense asked for a bond of $50,000. According to Murphy, one was far too high,…
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