Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Susan Powell still missing as Husband is investigated over child pornography after arrest of his father in police investigation - 28th Sept 2011

The husband of a missing Utah woman is the subject of a child pornography and voyeurism investigation that has already ensnared his father, a lawyer for the Washington state attorney general said Tuesday.

The comments came during a court hearing in Pierce County Superior Court as the parents of missing Susan Powell sought custody of her children.

'He's a subject of that investigation,' said John Long, who represented Child Protective Services at the hearing in Tacoma, Washington.

Josh Powell immediately denied any such activity and noted he hasn't been arrested or charged with anything.

'I have had nothing to do with any kind of illegal pornography,' he said.

A Pierce county sheriff's spokesman did not immediately return an email seeking to confirm Long's assertion, the Associated Press reports.

Powell has been living at the home of his father, Steve Powell, in the Tacoma suburb of Puyallup with his two sons, ages four and six, since his wife disappeared in December 2009. Read More