Christopher Watts

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Chris Watts Owes $6M to Slain Wife's Parents

Colorado prisoner agrees to huge payment, with 8% annual interest rate

(Newser) - Christopher Watts owes $6 million to the parents of the pregnant wife he killed, who suffered death threats and "lost nearly all trust in people and humanity." A judge has ordered that Watts pay $3 million to Frank and Sandy Rzucek for emotional pain plus $1 million for... More »

Watts Tellingly Used Credit Card Before Killing Family

The woman he was seeing took note of it, as did his wife

(Newser) - Christopher Watts will spend the rest of his life in prison for the murders of his pregnant wife and two daughters in Colorado. Some of the last things he did as a free man have come into sharper focus thanks to some 2,000 pages of documents the Weld County... More »

Man Who Killed Pregnant Wife, Young Daughters Sentenced

Christopher Watts gets life in prison

(Newser) - Christopher Watts was sentenced to life in prison Monday for the murders of his pregnant wife and their two daughters, the AP reports. Watts, who initially said it was a "nightmare" when his family was reported missing in mid-August and pleaded for their safe return, was quickly arrested . He... More »

'He Lied About Everything': Killer's Ex-Girlfriend Speaks Out

Nichol Kessinger was dating 'divorced' Christopher Watts when his family vanished

(Newser) - The allegations against Christopher Watts , the Colorado man accused of murdering his pregnant wife and two young daughters, are awful, and one person who believes them is the woman he was dating at the time of the murders. "He's a liar," Nichol Kessinger told the Denver Post ... More »

2012 Video Shows Chris Watts Discussing the Idea of Infidelity

'Good information!' Shanann Watts commented on presentation

(Newser) - A Colorado man charged with killing his pregnant wife and two young daughters in the midst of an affair with a co-worker once gave a presentation on relationships and infidelity, specifically mentioning the idea of infidelity with a person at work. "Sometimes you find your partner no longer attractive... More »

Colorado Suspect Claims Wife Killed Daughters

Chris Watts says he killed Shanann Watts in a fit of rage after she strangled their girls

(Newser) - Colorado man Christopher Watts has admitted killing his pregnant wife—but he says he's not the only murderer in the family, according to court records released Monday. A court affidavit states Watts told investigators that he "flew into a rage" and strangled his wife Shanann Watts after she... More »

Colorado Man Faces 9 Felonies in Grisly Death of Wife and Kids

Christopher Watts' young daughters were found submerged in crude oil

(Newser) - Prosecutors charged a Colorado man with murder Monday in the deaths of his pregnant wife and their two young daughters. The charges against Christopher Watts, 33, come a week after a friend reported Shanann Watts, 34, and the girls missing from their home in Frederick, north of Denver. Watts faces... More »

Young Girls Allegedly Killed by Dad Were 'in Oil for 4 Days'

Court documents filed by Christopher Watts' defense attorneys suggest they were strangled

(Newser) - Confirmation came Friday from the Weld County Coroner's Office that the three bodies found this week on a Colorado property belonging to Anadarko Petroleum were those of Shanann Watts and daughters Bella, 4, and Celeste, 3, whose father, Christopher Watts, was arrested Wednesday in connection with their deaths. While... More »

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