Shanann Watts and her in-laws had a strained relationship before she and her kids were murdered by Chris, reveal case files
Shanann Watts and her in-laws had a strained relationship before she and her kids were murdered by Chris, reveal case files

In numerous lengthy texts that were sent by Shanann to her husband a week before she was strangled to death, she explains what led to the end of her relationship with his parents

Chris Watts' shirtless photos after arrest reveal he had several tattoos including one large tribute to Metallica on his back
Chris Watts' shirtless photos after arrest reveal he had several tattoos including one large tribute to Metallica on his back

The largest of the five tattoos that Watts has inked on his body is a Metallica tattoo on his upper back as a tribute to his favorite band

Man told to choose between wife and daughter during childbirth; dad makes heartbreaking decision and saves baby
Man told to choose between wife and daughter during childbirth; dad makes heartbreaking decision and saves baby

Frederick knew how Keyvonne felt about children and made the decision that she should have the emergency C-section done to save their daughter's life

Bernie Sanders spent $297,000 on private jets during a month of campaigning for November primaries
Bernie Sanders spent $297,000 on private jets during a month of campaigning for November primaries

The expense of the flights, which took him to nine states, has come under scrutiny given that he has called climate change the greatest threat to the planet

New footage shows a shocked Chris Watts being handcuffed and arrested after failing polygraph test
New footage shows a shocked Chris Watts being handcuffed and arrested after failing polygraph test

The footage of Chris Watts being arrested for the murders of his wife Shanann and two daughters on August 15 while at the Frederick Police Station has now been released

Man who killed cop by shooting him 11 times executed before he could utter his final words
Man who killed cop by shooting him 11 times executed before he could utter his final words

47-year-old Joseph Garcia was the fourth in the group to be executed over the Christmas Eve killing of 29-year-old Irving police officer Aubrey Hawkins

Chris Watts stares down at Shannan's friend after she filed a missing persons report and got police home
Chris Watts stares down at Shannan's friend after she filed a missing persons report and got police home

Nicole Atkinson reportedly got concerned after she arrived at Shannan's house and found her car still parked in the garage, without any sign of her in the house.

Triple murderer Chris Watts transferred out of Colorado prison to an undisclosed location over 'safety and security' concerns
Triple murderer Chris Watts transferred out of Colorado prison to an undisclosed location over 'safety and security' concerns

A new mugshot of the 33-year-old showed him without his scruffy beard and also thinner, having said to have dropped 30 pounds during his incarceration these past few months

Chris Watts' mistress says she fears she won't find any job after she got fired because of her affair with him
Chris Watts' mistress says she fears she won't find any job after she got fired because of her affair with him

Nichol Kessinger was heard telling the investigator that she got fired from her job and asked him about how she could change her name and move away from the state.

Chilling surveillance footage shows Chris Watts calmly buying breakfast after dumping family's bodies
Chilling surveillance footage shows Chris Watts calmly buying breakfast after dumping family's bodies

33-year-old Watts can be seen in the surveillance footage that was obtained from a convenience store at 8 a.m. on August 13 morning

Chris Watts' mistress breaks down in tears during interrogation into the deaths of his daughters: 'I'm so ashamed of him'
Chris Watts' mistress breaks down in tears during interrogation into the deaths of his daughters: 'I'm so ashamed of him'

Reports state that Watts did not tell his mistress about his wife being pregnant and acted surprised about it saying that the father of the child was some other man.

Shanann Watts' decomposing body was found in a fetal position, while the children's bodies were discovered in 'crude oil sludge', reveals new report
Shanann Watts' decomposing body was found in a fetal position, while the children's bodies were discovered in 'crude oil sludge', reveals new report

The reports describing the crime scene, reveal the state in which the decomposing bodies of his pregnant wife Shanann and their two young daughters, Bella and Celeste were found.  

Chris Watts receives several 'love letters' from adoring female fans even though he brutally murdered wife and daughters
Chris Watts receives several 'love letters' from adoring female fans even though he brutally murdered wife and daughters

Despite being convicted of the murder of his wife and two children, Watts was the recipient of several letters from women who expressed their adulation for him.

Chilling video shows Chris Watts loading his truck and driving off with the bodies of his murdered wife and kids
Chilling video shows Chris Watts loading his truck and driving off with the bodies of his murdered wife and kids

In the clips, Watts can be spotted walking down his driveway and moments later reversing a truck onto his driveway

Chris Watts played out terrifying 'rape fantasy' during one-night stand with woman he met on Tinder months before murdering family
Chris Watts played out terrifying 'rape fantasy' during one-night stand with woman he met on Tinder months before murdering family

The woman, Amanda McMahon, divulged the details of her March 2018 encounter with Chris Watts to an investigator.

Chris Watts FaceTimed his mistress soon after murdering family but he was quiet during the call and just stared at her
Chris Watts FaceTimed his mistress soon after murdering family but he was quiet during the call and just stared at her

Chris Watts' mistress Nichol Kessinger shared that he was just staring at her in the video call after the murders took place on August 13

Chris Watts' mistress googled 'how to prepare for anal sex', shopped for wedding dress days before the murders
Chris Watts' mistress googled 'how to prepare for anal sex', shopped for wedding dress days before the murders

When the authorities looked through Chris Watts' phone, they found thousands of hidden photographs of a nude or semi-nude Nichol Kessinger who he was having an affair with

Shanann Watts' parents file wrongful death lawsuit against son-in-law Chris, seek $100,000 in damages
Shanann Watts' parents file wrongful death lawsuit against son-in-law Chris, seek $100,000 in damages

Even though Colorado law does not permit such filings to be made by anyone other than the spouse of the deceased, Frank was able to bring the lawsuit against 33-year-old Watts.

Rare polio-like illness that causes permanent paralysis and even death spreads to 31 states across the US
Rare polio-like illness that causes permanent paralysis and even death spreads to 31 states across the US

The CDC has already confirmed 116 cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) and is investigating a further 270 possible cases

Chris Watts' gay male lover says that the triple murderer paid for his lip injections and gave him money during a tryst in a remote cabin
Chris Watts' gay male lover says that the triple murderer paid for his lip injections and gave him money during a tryst in a remote cabin

28-year-old Trent Bolte said that he and the 33-year-old father-of-two had a 10-month relationship that came to an end in the spring.

Chris Watts 'giggled' as investigators pushed him to confess to the murders after he failed polygraph test
Chris Watts 'giggled' as investigators pushed him to confess to the murders after he failed polygraph test

The recent documents released show more information on how Chris Watts confessed to the murders and how he claimed to be innocent throughout

Chris Watts case: Chilling new details reveal he finalized burial site and plan to kill his family when he was at a birthday party with daughters
Chris Watts case: Chilling new details reveal he finalized burial site and plan to kill his family when he was at a birthday party with daughters

Chris Watts had selected the burial site for his daughters Bella, and Celeste, hours before their deaths while at a birthday party with the girls

Chris Watts case: Shanann Watts texted friend her suspicions on husband, days before he strangled her to death
Chris Watts case: Shanann Watts texted friend her suspicions on husband, days before he strangled her to death

Newly released investigative documents include police reports, transcripts of interviews, and other material that are related to the high-profile case of the Watts family murders

Shanann's mother had warned police that Chris Watts would cover up the murders by hiding bodies in oil
Shanann's mother had warned police that Chris Watts would cover up the murders by hiding bodies in oil

She even warned the authorities that he would try to cover up the murder by hiding Shanann, Bella, and Celeste's bodies in the oil fields that belonged to the company he worked at.

'How can you sleep?': Text messages between Chris and Shanann Watts' reveal their marriage was in danger of collapsing days before gruesome murders
'How can you sleep?': Text messages between Chris and Shanann Watts' reveal their marriage was in danger of collapsing days before gruesome murders

The Weld County released 2,000 pages of documents about the case including text messages between the Watts couple and an interview with Chris's mistress, Nichol Kessinger

Chris Watts has still not told anyone the truth about the triple murders and Shannan's family fears he never will
Chris Watts has still not told anyone the truth about the triple murders and Shannan's family fears he never will

Even after he took the world by surprise this month by suddenly admitting he was the one who killed his family, he still hasn't given the authorities the full truth.

Chris Watts says he is 'devastated and sincerely sorry for all of this' as he is sentenced to life in prison
Chris Watts says he is 'devastated and sincerely sorry for all of this' as he is sentenced to life in prison

Chris Watts was only moments away from the end of his sentencing when the judge described the murders in gruesome detail

Chris Watts' parents tell son they forgive him and hope for peace and healing for all at sentencing
Chris Watts' parents tell son they forgive him and hope for peace and healing for all at sentencing

They said they were devastated and confused about why he committed the horrific crimes but that they forgive him and that his family would always support him.

Chris Watts' 4-year-old daughter Bella 'fought back for her life' and 'bit tongue' as dad suffocated her
Chris Watts' 4-year-old daughter Bella 'fought back for her life' and 'bit tongue' as dad suffocated her

Speaking to the court at the sentencing hearing for the murders, Weld County District Attorney Michael Rourke said that the murders were violent and were very hard to comprehend

Chris Watts sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to murdering pregnant wife and two daughters
Chris Watts sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to murdering pregnant wife and two daughters

Chris appeared in court Monday where his sentence was announced. Earlier this month he accepted a plea deal in order to avoid facing the death penalty.

'They are gone': Chris Watts sent chilling text to mistress immediately after murdering pregnant wife and two daughters
'They are gone': Chris Watts sent chilling text to mistress immediately after murdering pregnant wife and two daughters

The mistress, Nichol Kessinger, has now spoken out and said that she believed 33-year-old Watts was a divorced father who didn't wear his wedding ring around her

Chris Watts' parents defend him, say Shanann was abusive and that she isolated him from his family
Chris Watts' parents defend him, say Shanann was abusive and that she isolated him from his family

Ronnie and Cindy Watts have said that their son isn't a 'sociopath' even though he confessed that he killed his pregnant 34-year-old wife Shanann

Dad barred from watching son's school performance because his ID matched that of a sex offender
Dad barred from watching son's school performance because his ID matched that of a sex offender

Though Aurora Hills Middle School said it was all a mistake, Larry Mitchell is still waiting for is apology

Chris Watts pleads guilty to murders of pregnant wife and two young daughters, escapes death penalty
Chris Watts pleads guilty to murders of pregnant wife and two young daughters, escapes death penalty

The plea deal was approved by Shanann's family after they made it clear to the district attorney that they did not want Watts to die like the way he ended the lives of his family

Pittsburgh synagogue shooting: Piers Morgan asks Donald Trump to "grow a pair, and ban" AR-15 rifles
Pittsburgh synagogue shooting: Piers Morgan asks Donald Trump to "grow a pair, and ban" AR-15 rifles

"You can’t pretend to be tough and strong on safety, yet turn a blind eye to this insane AR-15 Groundhog Day"

11-year-old dies from deadly 'choking challenge' in which kids are strangling themselves until they pass out
11-year-old dies from deadly 'choking challenge' in which kids are strangling themselves until they pass out

11-year-old Carson Bodkins from Colorado was found unresponsive in his bedroom after taking part in the 'choking challenge' and died in a hospital a short while later

Consuming marijuana impairs the ability to learn or make new memories for 24 hours: Study
Consuming marijuana impairs the ability to learn or make new memories for 24 hours: Study

For the study, University of Alberta researchers tested memory, learning and verbal abilities of 120 youngsters who frequently smoked up before and after they used cannabis

Dog sexually abused by Colorado owners euthanized after traumatic experience left him too aggressive to be adopted
Dog sexually abused by Colorado owners euthanized after traumatic experience left him too aggressive to be adopted

Although Solano negotiated a two-year deferred judgment and sentence, Manzanares was sentenced to six months in prison on Tuesday

Chris Watts keeps a Bible and a picture of his murdered family with him inside prison cell, source says
Chris Watts keeps a Bible and a picture of his murdered family with him inside prison cell, source says

The triple murder suspect and father from Colorado has been accused of killing his pregnant wife and two young daughters in August this year

How the Purity Ball became a teen passion: One girl explains why she pledged to her father to remain a virgin till her wedding
How the Purity Ball became a teen passion: One girl explains why she pledged to her father to remain a virgin till her wedding

In Purity Balls young girls wear long white gowns and their fathers dress in suits. They attend a dinner and a dance together and it looks remarkably a lot like a wedding

Colorado Woman arrested for abusing two Mexican shoppers for speaking Spanish in a grocery store
Colorado Woman arrested for abusing two Mexican shoppers for speaking Spanish in a grocery store

The woman, Linda Dwire, was reportedly booked into Garfield County Jail and was charged with two counts of bias-motivated harassment

'He feels nobody understands him': Chris Watts reportedly mad that media portrays him as a monster
'He feels nobody understands him': Chris Watts reportedly mad that media portrays him as a monster

According to reports, Chris Watts spends about 23 hours every day in his cell at Weld County Jail under 'Close Watch Protocol', which is prison jargon for a suicide watch

After days of denials, Chris Watts reportedly confessed to strangling his wife to death after a heart-to-heart with dad
After days of denials, Chris Watts reportedly confessed to strangling his wife to death after a heart-to-heart with dad

Watts was taken into custody and charged with first-degree murder in the deaths of his pregnant wife Shanann, and his two infant daughters

Chris Watts may have left incriminating evidence behind while hiding bodies of pregnant wife and kids: Report
Chris Watts may have left incriminating evidence behind while hiding bodies of pregnant wife and kids: Report

Chris Watts had reportedly been put on suicide watch in custody at the Weld County Jail as he awaits trial and spends 23 hours alone in his cell.

'He’s gonna kill me': Mother goes missing a day after she texted friends saying she feared for her life
'He’s gonna kill me': Mother goes missing a day after she texted friends saying she feared for her life

Erin Vandewiele, who had recently moved to Denver from Wisconsin with her boyfriend Joseph Mayor, has not been heard from since July 23

Hollywood star Tom Selleck steps down from the board of directors at the NRA
Hollywood star Tom Selleck steps down from the board of directors at the NRA

Tom Selleck, the star of CBS' Blue Bloods, has resigned from his post on the board of directors at the NRA, his publicist confirmed.

Triple-murder suspect Chris Watts battling depression in jail as suicide watch continues
Triple-murder suspect Chris Watts battling depression in jail as suicide watch continues

Chris Watts is probably one of the most hated men in the US and is currently sitting in the Weld County Jail and has been there for about a month now

Chris Watts asked to hand over fingerprints, DNA samples by prosecutors as they close in on him
Chris Watts asked to hand over fingerprints, DNA samples by prosecutors as they close in on him

Prosecutors filed a motion on September 13 asking the judge to urge Chris Watts to give them the necessary evidence including his DNA, fingerprints and palm prints

After the brutal murders of Shanann Watts and her daughters, family dog Deiter gets a new forever home
After the brutal murders of Shanann Watts and her daughters, family dog Deiter gets a new forever home

The little dog would often feature on Shanann's social media posts and can be seen in the videos running around the five-bedroom home the family lived in

'We lost so much in the blink of an eye': Shanann Watts' brother details the horrific nightmare that followed her murder
'We lost so much in the blink of an eye': Shanann Watts' brother details the horrific nightmare that followed her murder

Chris Watts has been charged with nine felonies in the deaths of wife Shanann Watts and their daughters Celeste, 4, and Bella, 3

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