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.
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.”