Fire kills husband of missing Utah woman, 2 boys

FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2011 file photo, Josh Powell is surrounded by reporters as he leaves a Pierce County courtroom in Tacoma, Wash. An explosion at a Washington state home has killed Powell, the husband of missing Utah woman Susan Powell, and their two young sons, officials said Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

February 6, 2012 2:45:58 PM PST
Josh Powell's note was simple and short, a farewell to the world after two years of being scrutinized in the media, hammered by police and questioned by judges, prosecutors and social workers, living his life under a microscope since the day his wife vanished.