Powell Children

The home of Josh Powell sits burned Feb. 7, 2012 near Graham, Wash. Powell killed himself and his two sons Charlie and Braden in a fire during a court-ordered visit. (credit: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Social Worker: Powell Told Sons He Had ‘Surprise’ Before Killing Them

Josh Powell told his 7-year-old son he had a “surprise” for him moments before attacking and killing him and his 5-year-old brother, according to the state social worker who was supposed to supervise a visit between Powell and his sons.