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Steven Powell, the father of Josh Powell, has died in Washington State

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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.

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