Crime Amari Nicholson: A man is arrested on a murder charge in the disappearance of a 2-year-old boy in Las Vegas
‘A Terrible Thing’: Husband of Colorado Mom Who Vanished on Mother’s Day Charged With Murder
Nearly a year after Suzanne Morphew disappeared without a trace while out on a bike ride last Mother’s Day, the 49-year-old’s husband—who once pleaded for her safe return—has been arrested and charged with murder. The Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office confirmed to The Daily Beast that Barry Morphew, 53, is currently in custody after being arrested Wednesday morning, just days shy of the one-year anniversary of his wife’s disappearance on May 10, 2020, in Maysville, Colorado.
Las Vegas police arrested a man Tuesday in connection with the disappearance of a 2-year-old boy last week, the police department said.
Terrell Rhodes, 27, was booked for the murder of Amari Nicholson, who has not been seen since May 5, said Lt. Richard Meyers with the.
"This case started out as a missing persons investigation, and unfortunately, I'm here to tell you today that it is now a homicide," Meyers said Tuesday evening.
Groom Rapes Bride's Friend Before Las Vegas Wedding, Police Say
Omar Delaney, 35, is alleged to have followed a wedding guest into her hotel room after a night out on the Vegas Strip.Omar Delaney, 35, is alleged to have followed the wedding guest into her hotel room after he and other guests had been out on the Las Vegas Strip on the night of April 19, according to an arrest report cited by the Las Vegas Review Journal.
"During the course of the investigation, it became clear that the circumstances were suspicious," Meyers told reporters. "As the investigation progressed, it became very clear to us that Terrell Rhodes was our primary suspect."
Police did not say what relationship Rhodes had to Nicholson or if the child's body had been recovered.
CNN has not determined if Rhodes has an attorney.
Rhodes will face additional charges, Meyers said.
The Clark County Detention Center inmate record shows that Rhodes has an initial appearance scheduled for 9 a.m. local time Wednesday on a charge of first-degree murder.
The LVMPD last week sought help in locating Amari, saying onthat he could be in severe emotional distress and in need of medical assistance.
In Nevada, drivers can be arrested for unpaid tickets. Activists are fighting that.
Her $4,431 in traffic tickets ballooned to $20,000 in debt and the threat of arrest. The system is “money hungry," she said.Then the police began stopping her.
His family had also sought the public's help in finding the child.
"It feels like we've exhausted what we could do here, for now," Yolanda Everett, Amari's aunt on the boy's father side, told reporters earlier on Tuesday. "And that's why we want to reach out to people everywhere. We do want everyone in the country to know, because it's been six days, and he could be anywhere."
The mother had sole custody of Amari, Everett said.
Husband charged with murder of missing wife in Colorado also charged with voter fraud for filling out her ballot .
A Colorado man who was recently charged with murder in the disappearance of his wife a year ago has also been charged with voter fraud for voting for Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election using his wife's mail-in ballot, according to an affidavit. © Chaffee County Sheriff's Office Barry Morphew, who has been charged with murder in the disappearance of his wife a year ago, now faces a voter fraud charge. Barry Lee Morphew last week was charged with murder, tampering with physical evidence and attempting to influence a public servant in connection with the death of his wife, Suzanne Morphew.