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911 calls from Feb. 5 Powell tragedy

Post by John Henrikson / The News Tribune on Feb. 8, 2012 at 9:40 am |
February 8, 2012 1:12 pm

On Tuesday, authorities released recordings of 911 calls concerning the Feb. 5 fire that killed Josh Powell and his two young sons. Here are excerpts of the audio files. Warning: material is unedited and may be upsetting.

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Initial 911 call from case worker supervising visit of Powell brothers to their father’s home, reporting that she had been locked out:

Follow-up call from case worker reporting fire:

911 call from Alina Powell, Josh Powell’s sister:

“He sent several emails saying stuff about how to handle his property, how to cancel utilities, I don’t know … They were desperate emails.”

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