I recently purchased the new book about the Susan Powell murder by Gregg Olsen and Rebecca Morris, "If I Can't Have You." A mere 12 pages into the book you realize just how poorly this case was handled by the West Valley City Police Department.
They had enough circumstantial evidence to arrest this guy within the first 24 hours of the alleged investigation! Josh Powell's story was flimsy at best and full of holes. I mean, what did they want, a sign around his neck saying, "I did it"?
How can you allow your one and only suspect to move out of the state with his two little boys? How? Virtually everything pointed to Josh Powell murdering his wife and you let him leave with his kids. Susan Powell's friends and family knew she was afraid for her life and the lives of her two boys.