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On Dec. 7, 2009, Susan Powell disappeared. From the start, police suspected that her husband, Josh, was responsible, but until they found hard evidence, they weren’t able to press charges. They didn’t get that evidence in time. A little over two years later, on Feb. 5, 2012, Josh killed their two children, Charlie and Braden, and himself. With their lead suspect dead, police declared the Susan Powell case “cold” on May 21, 2013. For the last three years, I have been investigating the case myself. I've filed a public records request to get ahold of every document I can, I’ve visited the case scenes, I’ve interviewed the people involved, and I’ve put together everything I’ve learned in my podcast “Cold”. I believe that Susan’s story shows patterns of abuse that echo in families all over the world. I believe that Josh was groomed, by his father, to be a controlling and cruel husband. I believe that Susan knew she was in an abusive relationship but was unable to escape. It is my hope that telling her story will help people in abusive relationships recognize these problems and will keep them from suffering what she endured. I am Dave Cawley, an investigative reporter and the host of the podcast “Cold”. AMA.

Associated Publishers

On Dec. 7, 2009, Susan Powell disappeared. From the start, police suspected that her husband, Josh, was responsible, but until they found hard evidence, they weren’t able to press charges. They didn’t get that evidence in time. A little over two years later, on Feb. 5, 2012, Josh killed their two children, Charlie and Braden, and himself. With their lead suspect dead, police declared the Susan Powell case “cold” on May 21, 2013. For the last three years, I have been investigating the case myself. I've filed a public records request to get ahold of every document I can, I’ve visited the case scenes, I’ve interviewed the people involved, and I’ve put together everything I’ve learned in my podcast “Cold”. I believe that Susan’s story shows patterns of abuse that echo in families all over the world. I believe that Josh was groomed, by his father, to be a controlling and cruel husband. I believe that Susan knew she was in an abusive relationship but was unable to escape. It is my hope that telling her story will help people in abusive relationships recognize these problems and will keep them from suffering what she endured. I am Dave Cawley, an investigative reporter and the host of the podcast “Cold”. AMA.

Associated Publishers

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