Public information officer Mike Powell released the following "Statement Regarding Cox Family Appeal:"
"The West Valley City Police Department continues its investigation into the disappearance of Susan Cox Powell. The police department is aware the Cox family, through legal counsel, has requested the police department release case specific information. Because this investigation is currently active, it is the policy of the West Valley City Police Department not to publicly disclose details of an ongoing investigation. The Cox family appeal for police department records is a legal matter for the West Valley City Attorney's Office."