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Ogden man arrested in the death of his wife.
Posted: Oct 22 2012 by ppowers

A 28 year old Ogden man has been charged with First Degree Murder following the death of his wife. Josh Andrew Powell was arrested by Ogden Police on Sunday morning. A 911 call was made to the Boone County Sheriff's Office communications center from Powell. He stated that his wife was deceased inside the home at 101 West Cherry Street in Ogden. Josh Powell was waiting outside the residence upon the arrival of police. The police then entered the residence and found the body of 25 year old Jacalyn Powell. Court records show Josh Powell admitted he and his wife had an altercation on Saturday night. Powell said that during the fight, he intentionally struck  Jaclyn Powell resulting in her death. Joshua Powell stated that he checked Jaclyn Powell's pulse and she did not have one. Josh Powell was transported to the Boone County Sheriff's Office where he was formally charged. He is being held in the Boone County Jail on a $2 million bond. An autopsy of Jacalyn Powell will be conducted by the State Medical Examiner's office in Ankeny on Monday. The investigation is being conducted by the Ogden Police Department, Boone County Sheriff's office and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation.

 

A 28 year old Ogden man has been charged with First Degree Murder following the death of his wife. Josh Andrew Powell was arrested by Ogden Police on Sunday morning. A 911 call was made to the Boone County Sheriff's Office communications center from Powell. He stated that his wife was deceased inside the home at 101 West Cherry Street in Ogden. Josh Powell was waiting outside the residence upon the arrival of police. The police then entered the residence and found the body of 25 year old Jacalyn Powell. Court records show Josh Powell admitted he and his wife had an altercation on Saturday night. Powell said that during the fight, he intentionally struck  Jaclyn Powell resulting in her death. Joshua Powell stated that he checked Jaclyn Powell's pulse and she did not have one. Josh Powell was transported to the Boone County Sheriff's Office where he was formally charged. He is being held in the Boone County Jail on a $2 million bond. An autopsy of Jacalyn Powell will be conducted by the State Medical Examiner's office in Ankeny on Monday. The investigation is being conducted by the Ogden Police Department, Boone County Sheriff's office and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation.

 

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