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Josh Powell, the husband of missing Utah woman Susan Powell, is surrounded by reporters as he leaves a Pierce County courtroom, Friday, Sept. 23, 2011, in Tacoma, Wash. Powell was attending a hearing regarding a motion for custody of his two children that was filed by his father-in-law, Chuck Cox. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Photos: Remembering Josh, Charlie and Braden Powell one year after boys’ murder
Anniversary » The father murdered his sons a year ago.
First Published Feb 05 2013 08:10 am • Last Updated Jul 12 2014 04:16 pm

One year ago, what was supposed to be Super Bowl Sunday for millions of Americans became a nightmare for people in Utah and Washington who had been following the Susan Powell disappearance.

Her sons, Charlie, 7, and Braden Powell, 5, were murdered by the only person suspected in her disappearance — her husband Josh Powell. Josh Powell then killed himself.

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Vigils in two states Tuesday

A candlelight vigil will be held at 7 p.m. in West View Park, 4100 S. 6000 West, West Valley City

In Puyallup, Wash., a brief candlelight vigil will be held at 6 p.m. (Pacific time) at 8119 189th St. Court E.

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Ceremonies will be held Tuesday in Puyallup, Wash., and West Valley City to remember the anniversary. Here are some photos of Charlie and Braden and the aftermath of the deaths.

Read more on the Susan Powell disappearance at our page devoted to the case: www.sltrib.com/findsusan.

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