Two young boys dead at the hands of their father, who then blew up the house to take his own life and avoid certain jail time. His own father in jail for child pornography. And a family ripped apart by the specter of his wife’s disappearance — another alleged murder on his hands.

The high-profile case of Josh Powell and his missing wife, Susan, has certainly taken its turns and twists throughout the South Sound — but none more tragic than the Feb. 5 explosion in Graham.
And that the boys were alone with their father is causing questions to be raised about whether Washington’s  child-protection system is fatally flawed.

Read the complete story in the Feb. 20 issue of Business Examiner.