WASHINGTON STATE, Washington (News4Utah) – Steven Powell, the father of Josh Powell has died in Washington State.
The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office says he passed away at a Tacoma hospital.
Powell had been at the hospital for several days, according to the sheriff’s office.
Powell was the father-in-law of Susan Powell, who disappeared from her home in West Valley City, Utah in 2009.
His son, Josh Powell was a suspect in her disappearance. Josh killed himself and their two children in a house explosion in 2012.
Steven Powell was just released from prison last July after serving time for child pornography. He had also been convicted of voyeurism.