Newly released police records show that Utah officials believe Josh Powell likely killed his wife and that his brother, Michael Powell, helped dispose of the body, but authorities felt they didn’t have enough evidence to prove that theory in court.
West Valley City police is closing the active investigation of the disappearance of Susan Powell, a Utah mother whose now-dead husband was a prime suspect, citing a lack of leads.
Nearly two years after their grandsons were killed, Chuck and Judy Cox testified before a state Senate committee considering a bill that would restrict or block visitation rights for someone who is the subject of a murder investigation.
Thousands of images seized from the home of Susan Powell’s father-in-law show the missing Utah mother as she walks in public and sits in her car — apparently unaware that someone is taking her picture.
Seattle True Crime author Ann Rule’s next book, Fatal Friends, Deadly Neighbors, will take a close up look at the case of Susan Cox Powell, a missing Utah woman, whose husband Josh Powell eventually moved himself and his two young boys to Washington state. In a horrific tragedy on February 5, 2012 Josh Powell killed himself and his two boys in a house fire in Graham, WA.
The father-in-law of missing Utah woman Susan Powell faces a lawsuit over recorded images of two neighbor girls in their bathroom in Puyallup, WA.
The father-in-law of missing Utah woman Susan Powell was sentenced Friday in Washington state court to 2 1/2 years in prison for recording images of two young neighbor girls in their bathroom.
A state judge on Tuesday cleared the way for the voyeurism trial of missingUtahmother Susan Powell’s father-in-law, dismissing his request to suppress key evidence in the case.
Recently released documents show the evidence against Josh Powell was mounting. The blood in the house. The midnight winter camping trip. A generator, gas can, tarps and shovel in his van. Legal experts say it was enough to convict Powell of his wife’s murder — even if prosecutors didn’t have her body as evidence. After all, it’s happened hundreds of times before.
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.