Puyallup vigil will remember Powell boys, honor slain children

Staff writerDecember 5, 2013 

To commemorate children lost to violence, Pierce County Sheriff Paul Pastor and Chuck Cox, grandfather to a pair of murdered boys, will attend a ceremony and candle-lighting vigil Friday at Puyallup's Woodbine Cemetery.

Charlie and Braden Powell, interred at Woodbine, were killed by their father, Josh Powell, in February 2012. The ceremony will be brief – a half-hour at most, said Pierce County Sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer. It's intended to support the National Night of Remembrance, an event that memorializes child homicide victims.

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