Susan Powell Case Files Cold Podcast

Susan Powell Case Files

The Untold Story

Susan Powell Case Files Cold Podcast

Prelude

Susan Powell disappeared from her home in December of 2009. Her body has never been found. The man suspected of killing her was never arrested or charged. This begins the complete story of the search for Susan.                          

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josh before susan powell

Ep 1: To All the Girls I’ve Loved Before

Boy meets girl. Boy gets controlling. Girl looks for escape. Lather, rinse, repeat. This is the story of the ones who got away from the main suspect in the disappearance of Susan Powell.                                  

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Susan Powell with pet bird, Verde

Ep 2: Wake Up Little Susie

Young Susan marries the man of her dreams, but dreams turn to nightmares as Josh Powell’s own father, Steve, creeps too close for comfort. Like father, like son.                                            

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Susan Powell Case Files Cold Podcast

Ep 3: Faith and Finances

The fairy tale shattered, Susan Powell finds strength in her religion as her marriage hits rock bottom. She gives Josh a fateful ultimatum: shape up or ship out.                                            

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Susan Powell Case Files Cold Podcast

Ep 4: Find Susan

Suspicion and snow squalls swirl after Josh Powell makes a midnight drive to the desert. He returns home to find a detective on his driveway asking one question: where is Susan?                                      

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Susan Powell Case Files Cold Podcast

Ep 5: 10 Minutes

A mystery object, destroyed by heat. Blood on the living room floor but it’s no smoking gun. Police set a trap, but Josh Powell slips the snare.                                              

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Susan Powell Case Files Cold Podcast

Ep 6: Josh in the Wind

18 hours in a rental car, 807 miles on the odometer. News cameras greet Josh on his return. As police bear down, Josh lawyers up.                                                  

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Susan Powell Case Files Cold Podcast

Ep 7: Scouring the Desert

Josh Powell brags about where best to hide a body. His son tells police mommy is sleeping with the pretty crystals. Detectives brave bats and bad air searching hundreds of holes in the ground for Susan.                            

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Susan Powell Case Files Cold Podcast

Ep 8: Wearing a Wire

A new year brings new resolve in the investigation. Jennifer gathers her courage and confronts Josh in Washington. She is chilled by the answers in his eyes.                                              

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Susan Powell Case Files Cold Podcast

Ep 9: The Light of Seattle

The ‘Light of Seattle’ floats his dark theory to the FBI. Agents confront Steve Powell about his not so secret longing for Susan. Songbird Steve Chantrey insists Josh is 100% innocent.                                      

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Susan Powell Case Files Cold Podcast

Ep 10: Charlie

Social media stokes the fire of frustration as Susan’s oldest son Charlie heads off to school. Josh Powell strikes back with a website of his own. Police plant an undercover in the hopes romance will grow.                            

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Susan Powell Case Files Cold Podcast

Ep 11: Operation Tsunami

A mine search in Nevada, a honk-and-wave in Washington and a search warrant raid of Steve Powell’s Puyallup house: one coordinated police plan to “tickle the wire.”                                              

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Susan Powell Case Files Cold Podcast

Ep 12: Topaz Mountain

Police return to the desert with cadaver dogs as the clock on the wiretap winds down. Meantime, digital digging uncovers the darkest of Josh and Steve Powell’s dirty secrets.                                          

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Susan Powell Case Files Cold Podcast

Ep 13: 4theKidzz

A major clue in the form of a discarded car. A father’s psychosexual sanity called into question. A bitter court battle 4theKidzz. Josh Powell steps to the brink.                                            

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Susan Powell Case Files Cold Podcast

Ep 14: Killing Susan’s Sons

A staged home. A supervised visit. A fatal explosion. Josh Powell executes his final plan. In the aftermath, two communities mourn together as one.                                                    

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Susan Powell Case Files Cold Podcast

Ep 15: Fall of the House of Powell

The bond between brothers put to the test as police apply pressure to Michael Powell. He exits rather than reveal family secrets.                                                        

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Ep 16: Chasing Leads

Alcohol and accusations of infidelity muddy the water. An informant’s story sends investigators scrambling to find an elusive stripper named Summer. Find Summer, find Susan. Unless it’s all a lie.                                        

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Susan Powell Case Files Cold Podcast

Ep 17: Cold Case

One last name to cross off the list as the search for Susan Powell goes cold. Josh Powell’s mom emerges from the shadows to lay claim to $1 million of the life insurance payout.                                

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Susan Powell Case Files Cold Podcast

Ep 18: Angel of Hope

Susan Powell remains missing. Her memory survives with friends and family, who find inspiration in her example. Share Susan’s story with someone you love.                                                    

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Bonus Ep: Dumpster Drops

A hidden GPS tracker. A cache of curious photos. Josh Powell’s movements after his wife Susan Powell’s disappearance revealed for the first time.                                                      

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Bonus Ep: Car Crash Con

Josh Powell had a habit of causing crashes. Insurance companies had a habit of paying out on his claims. He dragged Susan along for the ride.                                                

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Bonus Ep: Cold Live

Susan Powell’s story reaches the stage. An audience of thousands gathers at the Eccles Theater in Salt Lake City to celebrate Susan’s life and legacy.                                                  

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Bonus Ep: 10 Years

A decade gone by, but the mystery remains. Susan Powell’s parents share how helping others has carried them through the hardest 10 years of their lives.                                                

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Susan Powell Case Files Cold Podcast

The KSL Stories

A comprehensive list of the KSL 5 TV stories and KSL.com articles about Cold’s investigation of Susan Powell’s disappearance.                                                              

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