Skip to Content

Josh Powell claims sons’ grandparents turning them against him

Josh Powell claims sons’ grandparents turning them against him

By brooke adams
and Janelle Stecklein
The Salt Lake Tribune

Published Dec 8, 2011 02:29PM MDT

Josh Powell has asked a judge to move his sons to a neutral caretaker, claiming in newly filed court documents that his missing wife’s parents are turning their two sons against him and have even encouraged the boys to call him “Josh” rather than “Daddy.”
He also objected to medical and counseling information the Coxes shared in their court bid to get permanent custody of the boys, describing the move as an attempt to “weaponize my children” in ways that were harmful. Powell also says the relea...

Copyright 2011 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.