Parallel personalities Utah:
Steven Koecher and Susan Powell
Information about Steven Koecher is from various sources. Information about Susan Powell is from Susan herself.
|Topic||Steven Koecher||Susan Powell|
|Age||Steven Koecher was 30 years old when he left in December 2009.||Susan Powell was 28 years old when she left in December 2009.|
|Brazil||Steven Koecher served as a Mormon Missionary (Latter-Day-Saint, LDS Church) in Brazil (apparently near Teresina or Fortaleza). Steven Koecher would have learned Brazilian Portuguese on his mission.||Susan Powell frequently said that she inherited her beautiful olive complexion from Portuguese ancestors. Susan often said she wants to learn to speak Portuguese.|
|Music||Steven Koecher is a singer and songwriter according to his friends and family. Steven Koecher also plays the guitar.||Susan Powell has always been interested in music and musical talents. Josh Powell's ability to play the piano is a talent that Susan found attractive. Susan Powell's father, Chuck Cox, plays the guitar.|
|Outdoors||Steven Koecher is an avid boater and he enjoys the outdoors.||Susan Powell is an avid hiker and camper and has always enjoyed the outdoors.|
|Emotional Problems||According to sources close to Steven Koecher, he was taking medications for a "social disorder". Koecher was apparently also angry with his father when he left in December 2009.||Susan Powell has always struggled with emotional issues and anger management problems documented as early as November 17, 1992 (11 years old). Susan Powell has said that as a child, she was frequently required to act as a psychologist to her mother, Judy Cox. We love Susan and we know she does the best she can after what she has been through with her parents.|
|Relationships||Steven Koecher was involved in a young single adult congregation of the Mormon Church. Koecher apparently was not in a relationship when he absconded.||Susan Powell is married, but according to Chuck Cox, Jennifer Graves and others, Susan was living a double life with secret plans to divorce her husband on their next wedding anniversary. According to "friends and family", Susan was being pressured to divorce her husband because Josh Powell was a "lukewarm Mormon". We believe Susan set this date in order to put off these "friends and family" so she could try to be happy in spite of monumental pressure from within herself and from others.|
|Mormon Religion (Latter-Day-Saint, LDS Church)||According to Steven Koecher's friends, he was involved in the Mormon Church leading up to and during December 2009.||Susan Powell usually maintains an outward commitment to the Mormon Church.|
|Supporters' Reactions||Following speculation that Steven Koecher and Susan Powell may be connected in their parallel disappearances, Koecher supporters seem to be changing the Koecher story and timeline. This is apparently to distance Koecher from a possible connection to Susan Powell. There is a lot of overlap among supporters of Steven Koecher and Susan Powell since both were affiliated with the Mormon Church and both were residents and frequent visitors of the same areas in and around West Valley City, Utah.||Susan Powell's supporters are spreading misinformation about Susan Powell, her husband (Josh Powell), and her parents (Chuck and Judy Cox). The Cox "Friends and Family" frequently contradict themselves in both blogs and media because they change their story regularly.|
Four-part series continued:
- Susan Powell and Steven Koecher parallel Utah disappearances.
- Susan Powell and Steven Koecher parallel timelines.
- Susan Powell and Steven Koecher parallel personalities.
- Susan Powell and Steven Koecher parallel work histories.
Updated December 4, 2010