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Josh Powell

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  • 911 call: 'He blew up the house and the kids'

    911 call: 'He blew up the house and the kids'
    A chilling 911 audio tape was released Tuesday about the explosion and fire at the home of Josh Powell, who killed his two young sons and committed suicide inside the home Sunday. The first 911 call came from the state caseworker who had just taken the...
  • Powell told oldest son he had 'big surprise' for him before killing him, his brother

    Powell told oldest son he had 'big surprise' for him before killing him, his brother
    Josh Powell told his oldest son he had a "big surprise" for him Sunday, just moments before he hit him and his younger brother with an ax and set the house on fire, killing all three of them, the visitation supervisor told ABC News Thursday.In an...
  • Blood found on comforter in Powell's storage unit

    Blood found on comforter in Powell's storage unit
    A search of Josh Powell’s storage unit has uncovered a comforter that has initially tested positive for blood. Investigators will conduct further testing to determine the source of the blood. Friday, Pierce County deputies searched a storage unit...
  • Service for Powell boys about 'who they were, not how they died'

    Service for Powell boys about 'who they were, not how they died'
    The pastor speaking at Saturday's memorial service for Charlie and Braden Powell intended to make it about the "best moment" in the slain boys' lives and not about the "wickedness" that led their father to kill them. “I think it’s healthy...
  • 911 dispatcher in Powell case: 'Wish I had recognized urgency of situation'

    911 dispatcher in Powell case: 'Wish I had recognized urgency of situation'
    The 911 operator widely criticized for his handling of a caseworker's call for help just before Josh Powell killed his two young sons and then committed suicide said Friday he wished he had "recognized the urgency of the situation" and added that it has...
  • Tacoma Service To Mourn Boys Killed By Father In Arson

    Tacoma Service To Mourn Boys Killed By Father In Arson
    TACOMA, Wash (Reuters) - Hundreds of mourners arrived as a light rain fell to attend a memorial service in Tacoma, Washington, on Saturday for two young boys killed when their father burned their house to the ground with himself and his sons inside....
  • Pierce Co. Crime Stoppers buys cemetery plots next to Powell boys

    Pierce Co. Crime Stoppers buys cemetery plots next to Powell boys
    In an effort to prevent the possible burial of Josh Powell next to the two young sons he killed, the nonprofit group Crime Stoppers of Tacoma-Pierce County quickly purchased cemetery plots on each side of the boys Wednesday. "Crime Stoppers of Tacoma-...
  • Josh Powell will not be buried at same cemetery as his sons

    Josh Powell will not be buried at same cemetery as his sons
    Josh Powell will not be buried in the same cemetery as his two sons who he killed earlier this month. Terri Powell, Josh's mother, released the following statement Thursday: "We have tried so hard to be loving and considerate and respectful in making...
  • Cops buy burial plots to keep Josh Powell away from sons

    Cops buy burial plots to keep Josh Powell away from sons
    The dead are not resting in peace, at least not in Puyallup, Washington. Jennifer Graves (and yes, that is her name), the sister of Josh Powell, the man who murdered his two young sons before killing himself, tried to bury him next to the little boys,...
  • Psychologist: Josh Powell had adjustment disorder, narcissistic personality disorder

    Psychologist: Josh Powell had adjustment disorder, narcissistic personality disorder
    Documents released Friday by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services included a psychologist's evaluation of Josh Powell diagnosing him with adjustment disorder with anxiety, and traits of narcisissistic personality disorder. State-...
  • Susan Cox Powell's father to hold news conference in Olympia Thursday

    Susan Cox Powell's father to hold news conference in Olympia Thursday
    Susan Powell's father, Chuck Cox, plans to hold a public meeting in Olympia Thursday to call for a review, both into the investigation of his daughter's disappearance and into possible child-welfare failings that led to the deaths of his grandsons,...