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Latest On Powell Murder-Suicide

Chuck Cox plays with his grandsons, Charlie, right, and Braden, left. Charlie and Braden were killed along with their father, Josh Powell, on Sunday in what police said was an intentional fire set by Powell. Chuck Cox is the father of Powell's wife, Susan, who has been missing since 2009. Deseret News story here. (AP Photo/Courtesy Chuck and Judy Cox)

Question: Now, when I hear on the Police Scanner, of the brutal way men treat their wives, girlfriends, and children, I wonder if there's another Josh Powell among them -- an egomaniac that didn't have the decency simply to kill himself and leave his family alone. What do you think?

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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