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Experts: Utah Police Likely Had Enough on Powell

Recently released documents show the evidence against Josh Powell was mounting. The blood in the house. The midnight winter camping trip. A generator, gas can, tarps and shovel in his van. Legal experts say it was enough to convict Powell of his wife’s murder — even if prosecutors didn’t have her body as evidence. After all, it’s happened hundreds of times before.

04/09/2012

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Susan Powell’s Parents Want New Custody Bill in WA; Ann Rule to Write Powell Story

Josh Powell’s in-laws are traveling to Olympia to discuss changes in how the state handles child protection. They also plan to meet with Seattle true crime writer Ann Rule.

02/23/2012

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More Possible Clues, No Quick Answers in Powell Case

A hotel worker in Utah said Tuesday she saw Josh Powell and his boys the morning his wife was reported missing in 2009 — and when the older child asked a question about his mom, they left immediately.

02/15/2012

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Search Continues at Recycling Center in Powell Case

Volunteers are continuing to sift through tons of paper at a recycling center, hoping to find items that Josh Powell may have dumped before killing himself and his two sons in a house fire last week. Volunteers searched nearly all day on Sunday.

02/13/2012

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Police Say Comforter of Powell’s Tests Positive For Blood; Protesters Cancel Funeral Plans

Police in Washington state who searched a storage unit rented by Josh Powell found a stained comforter that tested positive for blood, according to court documents. Meanwhile, The News Tribune reports that protestors from the Westboro Baptist Church have apparently cancelled plans to come to Washington.

02/10/2012

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.

02/10/2012

The burned out remains of a home are pictured on Feb. 7, 2012 near Graham, Wash., where Josh 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’s 911 Call Reveals Powell ‘Exploded The House’

A 911 call recording reveals a social worker’s attempts over more than six minutes call to get a dispatcher to send authorities quickly to the home of Josh Powell after he locked himself and his two sons in the home he then set ablaze.

02/08/2012

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Josh Powell Leaves His Family Voicemail Message

Before setting his house ablaze and killing himself and his two young sons, Josh Powell left a voicemail for family members saying he couldn’t live without the boys and didn’t want to go on anymore.

02/07/2012

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New Evidence Suggests Powell Took Hatchet To Sons Before Blowing Up Home

On Sunday, Powell’s boys came for a routine supervised visit. They ran ahead, the social worker falling behind. Powell then locked the door, used a hatchet on his kids, and lit the house on fire.

02/07/2012

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Sons Told Grandparents ‘Mommy Was In The Trunk’ Before Deadly Home Explosion

Josh Powell’s note was simple and short, a farewell to the world after two years of being scrutinized in the media, hammered by police and questioned by judges, prosecutors and social workers, living his life under a microscope since the day his wife vanished.

02/06/2012

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