Search for answers in tragic murder of Powell boys
'Geraldo at Large' investigates
- Duration 3:32
- Date Feb 13, 2012
'Geraldo at Large' investigates
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It was the unthinkable act about vengeful selfish man the savage murder of his own innocent children.
Seven year old Charles and five year old Braden Powell.
-- within acts and burned alive by their embattled father Josh.
It when he -- good -- just -- can't live without the kids I can't do this anymore it's all about him.
Here's scanning detected and Troy -- -- how old's murder suicide.
Was planned and executed because he knew police were finally closing in on him.
For the murder of his wife Susan who vanished three years ago from their home in Utah.
I think the pressure is on plus a couple of kids talking and apparently a little bit about what happened.
So at that point the kids become evidence in his mind.
Just four days before the murder evidence of what cops describe as incestuous -- was found on Josh is computer.
A Seattle judge order he undergo a rigorous Psycho sexual examination.
And do something he refused from the time Susan disappeared.
Take a polygraph examination.
We spoke to you -- detectives for years ago.
So should these.
Disinterested in findings whose efficiency you'll please assist us in this investigation.
He never explained why he left his West Valley City home with his -- after midnight in December 2009.
With the preposterous claims that he was going camping on a frigid night in this remote part in Utah's Western Desert.
Or why he left fans blowing on -- wet spot on the carpet -- why his son told his grandparents mommy was in the trunk.
Mom and dad got out of the car and then mommy disappeared.
It's horrible what happened but he destroyed the evidence and doing so he murdered took him.
The day before the grisly murders of his young sons Josh Powell fulfilled.
A -- checklist.
Which included going to the bank was -- 7000 dollars dropping off exploits of the Salvation Army.
And buying gas can -- -- use -- -- that horrible fire.
He also stopped at this storage unit where police later found a quilt with -- states.
The one survivor who may hold the key to the mystery is Josh Powell's weird father Steven.
The plane in past interviews that he had an affair with Susan.
Now he's sitting in jail arrested in September -- Boyer is -- and child who.
-- found on a computer in the Seattle home he shared with Josh and his grandson.
Saturday we spoke with mark when -- Pierce county prosecutor.
Before he joined thousands of mourners attending a memorial for the boys and their mother Susan.
Is Steven Powell -- father a person of interest and this turns on it's.
-- I know there's no evidence that -- Steven Powell to the murder of Susan Powell.
Frustrated family members wonder whether the boy's tragic death could have been prevented they said Josh had been abusive this season.
And they feared for the boys.
Is -- criticism.
That Josh Powell had access to his children.
I think theories is too much of an attempt right now to do blame game.
Responsibility lies with the man who murdered his own children Josh -- What do you think of just -- Good riddance now I think Josh Powell that evil people -- person.