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Timeline: Josh Powell murder-suicide
This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012

11:19 a.m. • Josh Powell withdraws $7,000 in cash from a Bank of America.

7:44 p.m.-8:12 p.m. • Josh Powell purchases gas cans at Fred Meyer.

Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012

12:05 p.m. • Emails sent from Josh Powell to his employer and attorney stating, "I'm sorry and goodbye."

12:08 p.m. • First 911 call from Foster Care Resource Network employee stating Josh Powell locked her out of his house during a supervised visit with Powell's sons. Caller reports smelling gasoline.

12:15 p.m. • 911 call from neighbor stating a house exploded and is on fire.

12:16 p.m. • Dispatchers send two Pierce County Sheriff's Department units to Powell's residence at 8119 189th St. Court East in Graham.

12:21 p.m. • 911 call from Alina Powell reporting she received emails from her brother saying goodbye and that he can't live without his sons; emails said how to handle his property and to cancel his utilities.

12:24 p.m. • Second 911 call from Foster Care Resource Network employee reporting house blew up and is on fire, states Josh Powell and the two boys are inside the house.

12:29 p.m. • First PCSD units arrive on scene.

12:30 p.m. • First PCSD detectives called out.

1:56 p.m. • 911 call from Josh Powell's employer stating he had received an email stating, "I'm sorry and goodbye."

2:20 p.m. • 911 call from Josh Powell's attorney stating he had received an email stating, "I'm sorry and goodbye."

11:59 p.m. • Citizen takes a box of toys and books from a Salvation Army donation center in the Fred Meyer parking lot at 176th and Meridian in Puyallup.

Monday, Feb. 6, 2012

6:11 a.m. • 911 call from citizen reporting she had taken a box of books and toys out of a donation bin at 174th and Meridian on Sunday night. Saw the names Josh Powell and Susan Powell written inside of the books.

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