Episode: MURDERED: The Powell Family


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MURDERED: The Powell Family

During a blizzard in December 6, 2009 Josh Powell Claims to have taken his two young sons, ages 2 and 4, camping. When he returned home he finds friends and family frantically searching for them. They're all relieved when he and the boys arrive safely. But where is Susan? Josh becomes a prime suspect in her disappearance but when the system fails to prove a case against him and protect his kids he turns on them and kills them in an unimaginably brutal fashion.

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