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Netflix Film Reveals Last Texts
of Chris and Shanann Watts
Sep 30, 2020 10:15 AM CDT
Netflix Film Reveals Last Texts of Chris and Shanann Watts
Final messages between doomed Colo. mom, husband ranged from loving to mundane
- As Chris Watts serves life without parole in a Wisconsin maximum security prison, the story of what got him there is debuting on Netflix.
American Murder: The Family Next Door
, which begins streaming Wednesday, is, per Mashable , a "stomach-churning, emotional missing-persons story," focusing on the August 2018 disappearance...
Chris Watts Owes $6M
to Slain Wife's Parents
Nov 27, 2019 6:11 AM CST
Chris Watts Owes $6M to Slain Wife's Parents
Colorado prisoner agrees to huge payment, with 8% annual interest rate
- 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...
First Came the Murders,
Then the Online Trolls
Jul 23, 2019 1:06 PM CDT
First Came the Murders, Then the Online Trolls
Frank Rzucek, father of Shannan Watts, urges social media sites to combat online abuse
- The family of a pregnant Colorado mother who was murdered along with her two young daughters say they've been subject to "a constant stream of ugly, evil insults and attacks" over the last 11 months. "To online social media sites like Facebook, YouTube and Twitter—we have...
DA: Chris Watts' Disturbing
Murder Details Likely True
Mar 8, 2019 6:45 AM CST
DA: Chris Watts' Disturbing Murder Details Likely True
In a prison interview, he said he killed his daughters at the oil field
- The story of how Chris Watts killed his pregnant wife and two daughters, shared by Watts in a five-hour prison interview , isn't just incredibly disturbing—it's also pretty true. That from Weld County District Attorney Michael Rourke, who shared his reaction to the interview, which Watts gave after...
Chris Watts Tells Investigators
How He Killed His Family
Mar 7, 2019 6:08 PM CST
Chris Watts Tells Investigators How He Killed His Family
Chilling account is from a five-hour prison interview
- Chris Watts, the Colorado man who killed his pregnant wife and their two young daughters, told police that 4-year-old Bella struggled and pleaded, "Daddy, no!" as he strangled her in the back seat of his truck. "I hear that every day," Watts told investigators, WLTX reports....
Used Credit Card
Before Killing Family
Nov 27, 2018 1:16 PM CST
Watts Tellingly Used Credit Card Before Killing Family
The woman he was seeing took note of it, as did his wife
- 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...
He Strangled 2 of His Wives,
Could See Sentence Cut Short
Nov 7, 2018 2:28 PM CST
He Strangled 2 of His Wives, Could See Sentence Cut Short
But if paroled, Tim Boczkowski would be sent to Pennsylvania
- A killer who strangled two of his wives in two states could be released from a North Carolina prison, potentially cutting short his life sentence after more than 22 years, the AP reports. North Carolina's parole commission said Wednesday it is collecting information ahead of a decision on whether...
Chris Watts Pleads Guilty
to Avoid the Death Penalty
Nov 6, 2018 5:07 PM CST
Chris Watts Pleads Guilty to Avoid the Death Penalty
Colorado man pleads guilty to killing pregnant wife, daughters
- Chris Watts initially told police he killed his pregnant wife, Shanann, in a rage after she killed their two daughters ; investigators never believed him. And on Tuesday, the Colorado man pleaded guilty to murdering Shanann as well as the two girls, 4-year-old Bella and 3-year-old Celeste, on Aug. 13. The...
Prosecutors Seek Footprint
From Chris Watts
Sep 21, 2018 3:45 PM CDT
Prosecutors Seek Footprint From Chris Watts
The Colorado man is accused of killing his family
- Prosecutors want inked footprints from Chris Watts, the Colorado man accused of killing his pregnant wife and two young daughters in August. The request came in the form of a motion filed on Wednesday, Denver7 reports. Investigators reportedly found barefoot impressions at the location where Chris Watts allegedly hid the...
2012 Video Shows Chris Watts
Discussing the Idea of Infidelity
Aug 24, 2018 7:46 AM CDT
2012 Video Shows Chris Watts Discussing the Idea of Infidelity
'Good information!' Shanann Watts commented on presentation
- 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...
Colorado Suspect Claims
Wife Killed Daughters
Aug 21, 2018 6:52 AM CDT
Colorado Suspect Claims Wife Killed Daughters
Chris Watts says he killed Shanann Watts in a fit of rage after she strangled their girls
- 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...
Young Girls Allegedly Killed by
Dad Were 'in Oil for 4 Days'
Aug 18, 2018 8:00 AM CDT
Young Girls Allegedly Killed by Dad Were 'in Oil for 4 Days'
Court documents filed by Christopher Watts' defense attorneys suggest they were strangled
- 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...
Colo. Woman Wanted
to Leave Husband
Aug 17, 2018 6:23 AM CDT
Friends: Murdered Colo. Woman Wanted to Leave Husband
Bodies of Shanann Watts, 2 daughters found
- Clues to a motive have emerged in Colorado man Chris Watts' alleged murder of his pregnant wife and their two young daughters. A family friend tells
that Chris and Shanann Watts were having marital problems and she was getting ready to leave him. Social media posts show that Shanann...
Dad Accused of Killing Family
Had Money Trouble, $5 Dog
Aug 16, 2018 2:01 PM CDT
Dad Accused of Killing Family Had Money Trouble, $5 Dog
Chris and Shanann Watts filed for bankruptcy, though fortunes may have improved
- Authorities near Denver think they've recovered the body of a missing Colorado woman believed to have been killed along with her two young daughters by her husband. Police are "quite certain" that the body they found is that of the pregnant Shanann Watts, 34, reports Denver's ABC...
He Called Family's
Vanishing a Nightmare.
Then He Was Arrested
Aug 16, 2018 6:40 AM CDT
He Called Family's Vanishing a Nightmare. Then He Was Arrested
Chris Watts' wife, two young daughters have been missing since Monday
- Authorities say the husband of a missing family in Colorado has been arrested in connection with the case. The Frederick Police Department says Chris Watts was taken into custody, reports the AP . Watt's pregnant wife, 34-year-old Shanann Watts, and their two daughters, 4-year-old Bella and 3-year-old Celeste, were reported...
Pregnant Woman, 2 Young
Daughters Vanish in Colorado
Aug 15, 2018 6:28 PM CDT
Pregnant Woman, 2 Young Daughters Vanish in Colorado
They were last seen Monday
- "It's like a nightmare I can't wake up from," says the husband of a pregnant woman who, along with the couple's two young daughters, has been missing since Monday. Authorities believe that Shannan Watts, 34, and daughters Bella, 4, and Celeste, 3, are in danger,...
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