Did Josh Powell's Brother Commit Suicide Because He Buried Susan's Body?

When Utah police led 20 searchers and five cadaver dogs onto a property in Salem, Ore., this week, they were acting on suspicions that Susan Cox Powell was buried there – and that the man who buried her was not her late husband, Josh Powell, but rather his brother, a politician and graduate student who later committed suicide.

Susan Powell Called Husband 'Crazy,' Considered Divorce

More than a year before her disappearance, Susan Powell considered filing for divorce but worried that her “crazy” husband Josh would view it as “an act of war” and retaliate, according to newly released e-mails.

“It feels like a never-ending cycle, but I’m too afraid of the consequences: losing my kids, him kidnapping, divorce or actions worse on his part, if I take a stand on one of his ultimatums,” she wrote on July 5, 2008, according to The Salt Lake Tribune.

Josh Powell's Cousins Blame Justice System for His Death

Josh Powell is being painted by his cousins, Maurice and Patti Leach, as a victim of outside influences.

Authorities say Powell attacked his own two young sons with a hatchet before blowing them and himself up in a house explosion Sunday.

Father-in-Law Now a Person of Interest in Susan Powell Case

Following the horrific double-murder-suicide of Josh Powell and his two young sons on Sunday, police have called Josh’s father, Steven Powell, a person of interest in the 2009 disappearance of Josh’s wife Susan.

Josh Powell's In-Laws: 'We Knew What He Was Capable Of'

Dealing with their horrific loss, first of their daughter, Susan Powell, and now of their grandsons, Braden and Charlie, Charles and Judith Cox credited their faith as helping them cope.

“We know where our daughter is she’s safe,” Charles Cox, his wife sitting beside him, said on Tuesday’s Today show. “And we know the boys are now back with their mother.”

Josh Powell's Mother: He's a Loving Father

Terrica Powell faces family woes that few others have to endure.

And now Josh Powell’s mother is lending her support to her son as he fights to regain custody of his boys – Charlie, 6, and Braden, 4 – after they were removed from the home Josh and the youngsters shared with Josh’s father, Steven Powell, who was arrested Sept. 22. The boys are now living with their maternal grandparents, Chuck and Judy Cox.