Voyeur Steven Powell to live in Tacoma after release from prison

Staff writerMarch 17, 2014 

Steven Powell

This photo provided by Washington Department of Corrections, Steven Powell is shown. Department of Corrections spokeswoman Norah West says Powell will be released March 23, 2014 at the end of his 30-month sentence for voyeurism.

WASHINGTON STATE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

Convicted voyeur Steven Powell is scheduled to be released from state prison on Sunday and take up residence in Tacoma.

Powell, 64 and the father of Josh Powell, was convicted in Pierce County two years ago of multiple counts of voyeurism for photographing two school-age neighbor girls as they bathed and used the toilet.

Steve Powell will be required to wear a GPS device for the first 30 days of his freedom and will have to obtain permission from his community corrections officer before leaving Pierce County, the Department of Corrections reported today.

The address where he will live was not immediately released.

Josh Powell was under investigation in the disappearance and presumed murder of his wife, Susan Cox Powell, when he killed their two young sons and himself in Pierce County two years ago.

Susan Cox Powell disappeared from the family home in Utah five years ago. Some of her relatives believe Steve Powell knows what happened to her, but he has remained mum.

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