Josh Powell’s in-laws are traveling to Olympia to discuss changes in how the state handles child protection. They also plan to meet with Seattle true crime writer Ann Rule.
Documents show that investigators in Washington recovered hundreds of images of disturbing, sexualized cartoon images from Josh Powell’s computer.
A lawyer for the parents of missing Utah mom Susan Powell says they have been told her husband will not be buried in the same cemetery as the two sons he killed in an explosive house fire.
Josh Powell’s surviving relatives want him buried at the same cemetery as the two young sons he killed. Pierce County Sheriff Paul Pastor and Detective Ed Troyer, who heads the anti-crime organization Crimestoppers of Tacoma-Pierce County, responded by buying the two plots on either side of the boys to make sure Josh Powell didn’t wind up there.
Pierce County Sheriff Paul Pastor and Detective Ed Troyer, who heads the anti-crime organization Crimestoppers of Tacoma-Pierce County, responded by buying the two plots on either side of the boys to make sure Josh Powell didn’t wind up there. The cost is being paid by Crimestoppers, other organizations and private donations.
A hotel worker in Utah said Tuesday she saw Josh Powell and his boys the morning his wife was reported missing in 2009 — and when the older child asked a question about his mom, they left immediately.
Volunteers are continuing to sift through tons of paper at a recycling center, hoping to find items that Josh Powell may have dumped before killing himself and his two sons in a house fire last week. Volunteers searched nearly all day on Sunday.
Police in Washington state who searched a storage unit rented by Josh Powell found a stained comforter that tested positive for blood, according to court documents. Meanwhile, The News Tribune reports that protestors from the Westboro Baptist Church have apparently cancelled plans to come to Washington.
Josh Powell told his 7-year-old son he had a “surprise” for him moments before attacking and killing him and his 5-year-old brother, according to the state social worker who was supposed to supervise a visit between Powell and his sons.
The funeral on Saturday, February 11 for the two sons of missing Utah woman Susan Powell has been moved to a larger church.