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Police are searching a property in Colorado for evidence of missing mothers since Mother’s Day

Colorado authorities are seeking a residential property in Salida for information on the disappearance of the mother of two Suzanne Morphew.

The Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office held a news conference on Friday and shared that the search ended at 5:00 PM, but would resume on Saturday.

“In response to widespread rumors, the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office reports that Ms. Morphew has not been located and that no arrests have been made in the investigation,” said a press release, 9News reports.

The Chaffee County Sheriff's Office held a press conference on Friday and shared that the search ended at 5:00 PM, but would resume on Saturday

The Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office held a press conference on Friday and shared that the search ended at 5:00 PM, but would resume on Saturday

The owner of the property has been cooperative and is not linked to the mother's disappearance, the release states

The owner of the property has been cooperative and is not linked to the mother's disappearance, the release states

The owner of the property has been cooperative and is not linked to the mother’s disappearance, the release states

The owner of the property has been cooperative and is not related to the mother’s disappearance, the release says.

FBI agents were seen with buckets searching material, and a truck of evidence was on the scene CBS Denver.

Nothing has been heard from the mother, 49, since 9 May. A bicycle owned by the mother of two children was recovered from a bridge near her home on May 10, according to local sources – the same day she was reported missing.

FBI agents were seen with buckets searching material, and a truck of evidence was on the scene

FBI agents were seen with buckets searching material, and a truck of evidence was on the scene

FBI agents were seen with buckets searching material, and a truck of evidence was on the scene

On Tuesday, as seen in exclusive photos, agents were shown carrying evidence bags and equipment at Morphew’s three-bedroom $ 1.5 million house just outside Calida.

A CSI photographer was also seen at home, who has been taped. Evidence bags were seen and brought out and loaded into a van.

DailyMail.com has learned that it was her daughters Mallory and Macy who first raised the alarm after not being able to reach her on Mother’s Day when they returned from a camping trip in Idaho.

The mother, 49, has not been heard since May 9. A bicycle owned by the mother of two children was found on May 10 from a bridge near her home, according to local sources

The mother, 49, has not been heard since May 9. A bicycle owned by the mother of two children was found on May 10 from a bridge near her home, according to local sources

The mother, 49, has not been heard since May 9. A bicycle owned by the mother of two children was found on May 10 from a bridge near her home, according to local sources

Police prosecutors and plainclothes investigators searched the home of missing Colorado mother Suzanne Morphew on Tuesday. Pictured: Morphew's $ 1.5 million house

Police prosecutors and plainclothes investigators searched the home of missing Colorado mother Suzanne Morphew on Tuesday. Pictured: Morphew's $ 1.5 million house

Police prosecutors and plainclothes investigators searched the home of missing Colorado mother Suzanne Morphew on Tuesday. Pictured: Morphew’s $ 1.5 million house

Exclusive photos show officers carrying evidence bags and equipment on Tuesday afternoon in her three-bedroom $ 1.5 million home just outside Salida, Colorado.

Exclusive photos show officers carrying evidence bags and equipment on Tuesday afternoon in her three-bedroom $ 1.5 million home just outside Salida, Colorado.

Exclusive photos show officers carrying evidence bags and equipment on Tuesday afternoon in her three-bedroom $ 1.5 million home just outside Salida, Colorado.

Exclusive photos show officers carrying evidence bags and equipment on Tuesday afternoon in her three-bedroom $ 1.5 million home just outside Salida, Colorado.

Exclusive photos show officers carrying evidence bags and equipment on Tuesday afternoon in her three-bedroom $ 1.5 million home just outside Salida, Colorado.

The search comes just two days after police divers from neighboring Pueblo County were found sighting a reservoir scouring less than a mile from Suzanne's property

The search comes just two days after police divers from neighboring Pueblo County were found sighting a reservoir scouring less than a mile from Suzanne's property

The search comes just two days after police divers from neighboring Pueblo County were found sighting a reservoir scouring less than a mile from Suzanne’s property

The Chaffee County Sheriff’s Department was looking for Suzanne in two-mile “targeted blocks” either side of her home, but did not conduct a search on Monday

Friends said they asked neighbor Jeanne Ritter, 70, to check on Suzanne when they couldn’t reach her, and it was Ritter who later called the police to report her missing.

Ritter declined to comment when approached by DailyMail.com.

Summer Stehle, 43, the stepmother of 17-year-old Macy’s best friend, said: ‘The neighbors up there are quite far apart, but the only reason they found out [she was missing] is because the girls called the neighbors and said, “We’ve never heard of Mom – can you go see her? ”

“Unfortunately, no one saw her on her bike.”

Suzanne’s 52-year-old man, Barry Morphew, said he was away from training for his volunteer firefighter job in Denver, Colorado when she disappeared.

On Sunday, he passionately advocated for the safe return of his wife in a video released via social media. He has also offered a $ 200,000 reward.

But DailyMail.com can now reveal that 52-year-old Morphew was banned from entering the house he shared with Suzanne since returning from his trip to Denver.

Police have also left his car and his cell phone – the businessman and volunteer firefighter – to communicate through his close friend George Davis, 33.

Davis declined to comment when approached by DailyMail.com, saying that he was too busy with “things” to talk.

Morphew’s fire brigade colleagues have been ordered not to take part in the police search, although locals said Morphew and his friends were looking for Suzanne.

DailyMail.com has been informed that it was her daughters Mallory and Macy who first raised the alarm after failing to catch her on Mother's Day when they returned from a camping trip in Idaho

DailyMail.com has been informed that it was her daughters Mallory and Macy who first raised the alarm after failing to catch her on Mother's Day when they returned from a camping trip in Idaho

DailyMail.com has been informed that it was her daughters Mallory and Macy who first raised the alarm after failing to catch her on Mother’s Day when they returned from a camping trip in Idaho

Suzanne's 52-year-old man, Barry Morphew, said he was away from training for his volunteer firefighter job in Denver, Colorado when she disappeared. The 52-year-old currently resides in a building close to the matrimonial home and is accompanied by friends who have flown in from his native Indiana. Morphew was pictured leaving the property with Davis shortly before the CSI investigators arrived Tuesday to search his home

Suzanne's 52-year-old man, Barry Morphew, said he was away from training for his volunteer firefighter job in Denver, Colorado when she disappeared. The 52-year-old currently resides in a building close to the matrimonial home and is accompanied by friends who have flown in from his native Indiana. Morphew was pictured leaving the property with Davis shortly before the CSI investigators arrived Tuesday to search his home

Suzanne’s 52-year-old man, Barry Morphew, said he was away from training for his volunteer firefighter job in Denver, Colorado when she disappeared. The 52-year-old currently resides in a building close to the matrimonial home and is accompanied by friends who have flown in from his native Indiana. Morphew was pictured leaving the property with Davis shortly before the CSI investigators arrived Tuesday to search his home

Barry Morphew seen near his Colorado home

Barry Morphew seen near his Colorado home

Barry Morphew seen near his Colorado home

Barry Morphew seen near his Colorado home

Barry’s uncle told Fox21 that he believes his cousin is innocent and said, “They are a loving couple and I have never seen or been in any kind of accident with each other. What you recently saw on that video of Barry is exactly Barry and that’s exactly how he feels. He loves her and he wants her back, he didn’t do it ‘

On Sunday, he made a passionate plea for the safe return of his wife in a video released via social media. He has also offered a $ 200,000 reward

On Sunday, he made a passionate plea for the safe return of his wife in a video released via social media. He has also offered a $ 200,000 reward

On Sunday, he passionately advocated for the safe return of his wife in a video released via social media. He has also offered a $ 200,000 reward

Morphew fire brigade colleagues have been ordered not to participate in the police search, although locals said Morphew and his friends were looking for Suzanne

Morphew fire brigade colleagues have been ordered not to participate in the police search, although locals said Morphew and his friends were looking for Suzanne

Morphew fire brigade colleagues have been ordered not to participate in the police search, although locals said Morphew and his friends were looking for Suzanne

The 52-year-old currently resides in a building close to the matrimonial home and is accompanied by friends who have flown in from his native Indiana.

A woman in the house refused to give her name on Monday, but said she and her husband had come to support Morphew to find Suzanne.

Morphew was pictured leaving the property with Davis shortly before the CSI investigators arrived Tuesday to search his home.

The search takes place just two days after police divers brought in from neighboring Pueblo County spotted a reservoir less than a mile from Suzanne’s property.

The Chaffee County Sheriff’s Department was looking for Suzanne in two-mile “targeted blocks” either side of her home, but did not conduct a search on Monday.

Suzanne, who had just got the clear mistake after a cancer diagnosis, is now missing for at least nine days.

Aside from the bike and ‘a personal item’, no trace of the mother of two has been found, despite Chaffee County Sheriff John Spezze hiring 90 additional officers to assist in the search.

Her three-bedroom home is located just off a secluded mountain pass, about nine miles outside of Salida in rugged terrain.

Drones have been used to comb the area along with search and rescue K-9s and cadaver detection dogs from nearby Buena Vista.

Summer Stehle, 43, the stepmother of 17-year-old Macy's best friend, said: 'Unfortunately the girls feel partly to blame now because if they hadn't taken their trip they might have been there and they wouldn't have been there have gone out '

Summer Stehle, 43, the stepmother of 17-year-old Macy's best friend, said: 'Unfortunately, the girls feel partly to blame now because if they hadn't taken their trip they might have been there and they wouldn't have been there have gone out '

Summer Stehle, 43, the stepmother of 17-year-old Macy’s best friend, said: ‘Unfortunately the girls feel partly to blame now because if they hadn’t taken their trip they might have been there and they wouldn’t have been there have gone out ‘

Friends said they asked neighbor Jeanne Ritter (70) (photo) to check on Suzanne when they couldn't reach her and it was Ritter who later called the police to report her missing. Ritter declined to comment when approached by DailyMail.com

Friends said they asked neighbor Jeanne Ritter (70) (photo) to check on Suzanne when they couldn't reach her and it was Ritter who later called the police to report her missing. Ritter declined to comment when approached by DailyMail.com

Friends said they asked neighbor Jeanne Ritter (70) (photo) to check on Suzanne when they couldn’t reach her and it was Ritter who later called the police to report her missing. Ritter declined to comment when approached by DailyMail.com

Morphew's colleagues at the Maysville Fire Station have also attempted to assist in the search, although DailyMail.com was said to have been warned by police

Morphew's colleagues at the Maysville Fire Station have also attempted to assist in the search, although DailyMail.com was said to have been warned by police

Morphew’s colleagues at the Maysville fire station have also attempted to assist in the search, although DailyMail.com was said to have been warned by police

Morphew’s colleagues at the Maysville fire station have also attempted to assist in the search, although DailyMail.com was said to have been warned by police.

Tim Nelson, 33, said, “The sheriff’s office told us that none of the firefighters are allowed up there.

“They can’t keep us out of the woods, so that’s what some of the others have done: they’ve set up their own little quest.”

Nelson added, “It’s a bad deal, you know. They don’t tell us. We are excluded from everything.

‘George [Davis] put together a search team of friends – I’d go, but pretty much all our fireboys are on it, so I decided to leave in case we got something [a fire].

“Barry understood very well what I got from George. I know he can’t go home. He’s with a neighbor. I think they’ll have him there until he’s acquitted or … “

Other friends praised the family, noting that Suzanne has lived happily in Colorado since moving to the state from Alexandria, Indiana in July 2018.

Fire chief Robert Bertram, 40, said he and his colleagues are still hoping she will be found alive and added that he doesn’t believe she left alone.

Fire chief Robert Bertram, 40, said he and his colleagues are still hoping she will be found alive and added that he doesn't believe she left alone

Fire chief Robert Bertram, 40, said he and his colleagues are still hoping she will be found alive and added that he doesn't believe she left alone

Fire chief Robert Bertram, 40, said he and his colleagues are still hoping she will be found alive and added that he doesn’t believe she left alone

Other friends praised the family, noting that Suzanne has lived happily in Colorado since moving to the state from Alexandria, Indiana in July 2018

Other friends praised the family, noting that Suzanne has lived happily in Colorado since moving to the state from Alexandria, Indiana in July 2018

Other friends praised the family, noting that Suzanne has lived happily in Colorado since moving to the state from Alexandria, Indiana in July 2018

Police also have Barry's car and his cell phone - leaving the businessman and volunteer firefighter to communicate through his close friend George Davis, 33

Police also have Barry's car and his cell phone - leaving the businessman and volunteer firefighter to communicate through his close friend George Davis, 33

Police also have Barry’s car and his cell phone – leaving the businessman and volunteer firefighter to communicate through his close friend George Davis, 33

Other friends praised the family, noting that Suzanne has lived happily in Colorado since moving to the state from Alexandria, Indiana in July 2018

Other friends praised the family, noting that Suzanne has lived happily in Colorado since moving to the state from Alexandria, Indiana in July 2018

Other friends praised the family, noting that Suzanne has lived happily in Colorado since moving to the state from Alexandria, Indiana in July 2018

He said, “She likes where she lives in the mountains, she likes mountain biking and things like that.

‘This is not normal. She is a very happy person. Every time you meet her, she comes forward, talks to you and makes you feel welcome. ‘

He has known Suzanne and her husband for two years since they met them during a firefighter recruitment campaign in Maysville.

Of Morphew, he said, “It is difficult for him. Right now, when it comes to communication, he doesn’t have his phone – it’s passed down through firefighters and that’s how we get information.

“He’s trying to keep busy – he can’t sit still and hope something pops up.”

Stehle added, “Her family is great, her daughters are great. It is really sad that such a good family has ended up.

“Unfortunately, the girls feel partly to blame now because if they hadn’t made their trip, they might have been there and wouldn’t have gone out.”

Barry’s uncle told it Fox21 that he believes his cousin is innocent and says, “They are a loving couple and I have never seen or been in any kind of accident with each other.

“What you recently saw on Barry’s video is exactly Barry and that’s exactly how he feels. He loves her and he wants her back, he didn’t turn it on.

“I think anyone who has ever known them at some point in their married life would tell you they loved a couple as much as you would find anywhere.”

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