Michael Powell commits suicide

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  1. AmandaReckonwith

    AmandaReckonwith Defective Detective

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    Michael Powell committed suicide.

    http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/55817229-78/powell-josh-michael-minneapolis.html.csp


    Josh Powell’s sibling apparently committed suicide Monday by jumping off a parking garage in downtown Minneapolis.

    Michael C. Powell, 30, jumped from the multi-story structure about 2:25 p.m., according to Minneapolis Police Sgt. Steve McCarty. He landed on a sidewalk next to the garage and died immediately. Five people apparently witnessed the fall, according to a police report.
     
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  3. gwenabob

    gwenabob A nice girl with a disturbing hobby

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    Wow. Just wow. Who is left? Daddy, the sister, and the mentally ill brother. I hope Michael left a note telling all he knows.


    On a related note, I think Michael was the sibling running the life insurance lawsuit. I wonder how that is doing? Is it possible he heard some bad news on that front which tipped him over the edge?

    At any rate, it has to be hard being a part of that dysfunctional family.

    ETA: I forgot about the one shining star in that family--Jennifer Graves. My sincerest sympathy for her. It must be very difficult for her watching her family crumble around her. Her mother must be beside herself as well. They must be very strong to continue handling all of this.
     
  4. Kimster

    Kimster Former Member

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    :thud:

    With all the news about the Arias trial and the California manhunt, this almost slipped by me!
     
  5. gwenabob

    gwenabob A nice girl with a disturbing hobby

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    I could see SP pulling a JP stunt once he gets out of jail (is it this May?) and blowing up his house with his last two kids in it just to make sure nobody ever finds out where Susan is, and to give a huge F-U to all law enforcement everywhere.
     
  6. ScarlettScarpetta

    ScarlettScarpetta When the going gets tough, drink coffee

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    Oh.My.Gosh.

    I hope this guy left a note knowing what he knows.. Are they sure it was suicide and that his father didn't pay to have it done?
     
  7. MsFacetious

    MsFacetious What a Kerfuffle...

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    Holy crap. :eek:
     
  8. AmandaReckonwith

    AmandaReckonwith Defective Detective

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    Michael Powell had a lot of accomplishments in his life, and may have had a good future had it not been for the burdens he was given by his Father, and the turmoil given by his brother.

    God help the rest of them.
     
  9. mitzi

    mitzi Watch us lie to cover for 'Princess'

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    WOW...just WOW! :what:
     
  10. Dewey2Me1MoThyme

    Dewey2Me1MoThyme Have clue will sleuth!

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    The sins of the father ..........
     
  11. Aqua

    Aqua Where is Haleigh?

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    Holy carp!
     
  12. cocomod

    cocomod Well-Known Member

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    I read this article this morning and thought I had to come here. Can you just imagine how "proud" Steven Powell must be of the legacy that he has??? *IMHO* he is one horrible human for the suffering that he caused his family. It is a tragedy how he "raised" his kids and the mental anguish that he has caused many. {sigh}

    Prayers for Jennifer Graves. What a beautiful soul she has.
     
  13. believe09

    believe09 Active Member

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    How completely tragic...another heartbreaking twist to this terrible case. :(
     
  14. SailorMoon

    SailorMoon Let's go Patriots!!! Rock it Brady!

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    What??? Was just thinking of Susan while waiting for thread to load, at how she didn't even see this latest crap and she knew things weren't right. And then I see this thread?? Wow. What next?
     
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    Yoda Master

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  16. ScarlettScarpetta

    ScarlettScarpetta When the going gets tough, drink coffee

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    Are they saying this was over money??? This whole family is so screwed up. I want to be angry but just think they were touched by evil in the form of Steven.
     
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    Weebles New Member

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  18. Jacie Estes

    Jacie Estes Medical Marijuana Advocate

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    BBM I think that Susan suffered the most from his hands, she and her sons. IMHO
     
  19. tiredblondy

    tiredblondy New Member

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    I wonder if S.Powell even cares!
     
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    Michael Powell was in a legal battle with Chuck and Judy Cox over the 1.5 million dollar life ins. policies and SP was listed as a beneficiary and Michael Powell defended his father...so I would not think SP had his son killed. I won't play favorites because I do not know these families..but Chuck and Judy Cox are legally fighting for the insurance money also.
     

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