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Powell jury raises 'reasonable doubt' question

Jury in voyeurism trial of missing Utah woman's father-in-law questions 'reasonable doubt' By The Associated Press

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) ' A jury handling the voyeurism case against a missing Utah woman's father-in-law is raising questions about the legal standard of "reasonable doubt."

Jurors asked a judge Wednesday whether they can make their decisions based on other parts of evidence, instead of exhibits posted by prosecutors.

The question indicated that some members of the jury likely feel that images in one of the exhibits didn't meet the reasonable doubt requirement.



The jury has deliberated for a full day to determine the fate of Steve Powell. He is charged with 14 counts of voyeurism that stemmed from an investigation into the 2009 disappearance of his daughter-in-law, Susan Powell.

A judge gave a vague answer, saying the jury has all the evidence.


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