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Susan Powell Missing

Judge Blocks In-Laws From Getting Missing Mom's Insurance Money

AP | BRADY McCOMBS | Posted 09.04.2014 | Crime

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah judge sided with the parents of missing mother Susan Powell, ruling that her father was within his bounds to cut out Jo...

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EXCLUSIVE: Clues Found Inside Josh Powell's Father's Former Home

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 05.27.2014 | Crime

The parents of Susan Cox Powell, the missing Utah mother of two, have started to comb through her father-in-law's former home in Washington state, whe...

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Susan Powell's Parents Plan Cadaver Dog Search Of Father-In-Law's Former Home

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 05.20.2014 | Crime

The parents of missing Utah mom Susan Cox Powell are planning a cadaver dog search of her father-in-law's former Washington state home. Steven Powe...

What Do You Do When Police Stop Looking for Your Daughter?

Mary Papenfuss | Posted 09.09.2013 | Crime
Mary Papenfuss

The family of Susan Cox Powell is just one grappling with the devastating aftermath of the bizarre phenomenon of family annihilations in America, which often involve suicide by the killer dad.

Missing Mom's Journal Foreshadows Family Tragedy

AP | BRADY McCOMBS | Posted 06.10.2013 | Crime

SALT LAKE CITY -- Susan Powell had been married about a year when she started writing a journal. She was a love-struck, 20-year-old newlywed, dreaming...

Missing Utah Mom's Father In-Law Won't Be Released From Jail

AP | Posted 05.23.2013 | Crime

OLYMPIA, Wash. -- The father-in-law of missing Utah mother Susan Powell won't be released from prison Thursday, the Washington state Corrections Depar...

Father Will Have Private Review Of Missing Mom's Case File

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 05.22.2013 | Crime

SEATTLE -- Police say they've taken their best shot at finding missing Utah mother Susan Powell. Now, her dad is hoping a review of the newly released...

Case Closed? Lawyer Says Feds Still Investigating Woman's Disappearance

AP | Posted 07.21.2013 | Crime

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — The lawyer for the family of missing Utah woman Susan Powell said Tuesday that even as local police close the active pa...

Police END Search For Susan Powell

AP | PAUL FOY | Posted 07.20.2013 | Crime

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah -- For the first time, Utah police said Monday they believe Susan Powell's brother-in-law was "heavily involved" in getting rid...

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Authorities Search Rural Farm For Susan Cox Powell

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

Law enforcement officers were searching a rural farm near Salem, Ore., for Susan Cox Powell, who has been missing since 2009. According to Seattle ...

Police Check Phone And Email Of Man Sexually Fixated On His Missing Daughter-In-Law

AP | MIKE BAKER | Posted 12.11.2012 | Crime

OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Utah investigators handling the case of missing mother Susan Powell examined her father-in-law's cell phone, calendar and emails ear...

Police Seize Thousands Of Photos Secretly Taken Of Missing Woman

AP | MIKE BAKER | Posted 02.05.2013 | Crime

TACOMA, Wash. -- 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...

Susan Powell Emailed Co-Workers About Husband Before Horrific Murder-Suicide

AP | Posted 04.30.2012 | Crime

SALT LAKE CITY -- Before she disappeared, Susan Powell told friends and co-workers her husband had become moody and controlling, and she feared he cou...

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911 Dispatcher Reprimanded In Josh Powell Home Explosion

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 04.19.2012 | Crime

A Washington state 911 dispatcher has received a written reprimand from his supervisor after handling the emergency call that Josh Powell had killed h...

Susan Powell's Father-In-Law Planned Camping Trip Around Time Of Utah Woman's 2009 Disappearance

AP | MIKE BAKER and GENE JOHNSON | Posted 06.06.2012 | Crime

OLYMPIA, Wash. -- A co-worker of Steve Powell says the father-in-law of Susan Powell planned to travel to Utah for a camping trip shortly before she d...

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Josh Powell Bragged About Committing Perfect Crime, Friend Says

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 04.06.2012 | Crime

In another startling development, the man who alleged to police that Josh Powell bragged he "could kill someone ... and not get caught" has taken his ...

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Steve Powell Called In Sick After Daughter-In-Law Disappeared

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

Since the death of Josh Powell, new details have emerged, suggesting authorities in Utah had plenty of reason to believe he was responsible for the di...

Susan Powell's Parents Say Her Father-In-Law Knows Where She Is

The Huffington Post | Kyle McGovern | Posted 05.04.2012 | Crime

The parents of missing Utah mom Susan Powell lashed out at her father-in-law in a TV interview, telling Fox, "I'm sure he knows where she is or where ...

Missing Wife's Blood Found At Josh Powell's Home, New Documents Show

AP | MIKE BAKER | Posted 05.30.2012 | Crime

TACOMA, Wash. — Authorities investigating the 2009 disappearance of a Utah woman found her blood in the family home and a hand-written note in w...

Comforter Soaked In Blood Found In Josh Powell's Storage Unit

AP | By MANUEL VALDES and MIKE BAKER | Posted 04.11.2012 | Crime

SEATTLE -- Police in Washington state who searched a storage unit rented by Josh Powell found a stained comforter that tested positive for blood in in...

Blast Kills Missing Woman's Husband, 2 Sons (PHOTOS)

AP | By MIKE BAKER and GENE JOHNSON | Posted 04.06.2012 | Crime

GRAHAM, Wash. -- Days after a judge ruled against him in a child custody hearing, a father and his two young sons were killed Sunday when police said ...

WATCH: Judge Takes Kids Away From Dad Because Mom's Missing

AP | By MIKE BAKER and NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS | Posted 11.29.2011 | Divorce

TACOMA, Wash. -- The husband of a missing Utah woman is temporarily losing the right to care for his children after officials questioned Wednesday whe...

Grandfather's Alleged Child Porn Prompts Court To Move Children

Posted 11.28.2011 | Crime

By GENE JOHNSON, The Associated Press TACOMA, Wash. — The children of a Utah woman who's been missing since late 2009 have been placed in the car...

No Remains Found In Search For Missing Mom: Police

Posted 11.17.2011 | Crime

DELTA, Utah (AP) — Authorities planned to resume searching the rugged Utah desert Sunday as part of a nearly two-year investigation into a missing m...

Josh Powell: Missing Utah Woman's Husband, The Only "Person Of Interest," Reportedly Leaving Town

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — Police say it appears the husband of a missing Utah woman is moving out of the couple's Salt Lake City home. West Vall...