Who is Chris Watts? Colorado dad accused of murdering his pregnant wife along with his two daughters

CHRIS Watts is a dad who’s spouse and youngsters have been discovered lifeless at his place of business.

Right here’s what we all know in regards to the Colorado man arrested after interesting on TV for assist discovering his household.

Chris Watts was arrested after the bodies of his wife and kids were found at his workplace
Chris Watts was arrested after the our bodies of his spouse and youngsters have been discovered at his office
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Who’s Chris Watts?

Chris Watts is the dad who has been arrested by police after the our bodies of his spouse and youngsters have been discovered.

Cops say the Colorado man confessed to killing them simply hours after showing on the TV interesting for assist.

The 33-year-old was arrested yesterday on suspicion of homicide by police in Denver.

His spouse Shanann and the couple’s two younger daughters have been discovered lifeless on Thursday on the oil and gasoline exploration website the place he labored.

Shanann was 15 weeks pregnant with their third little one.

He’s accused of strangling his daughters earlier than hiding their our bodies in crude oil tanks, together with their mum Shanann.

Watts is being held with out bail and faces three counts of first-degree homicide and three counts of proof tampering.

What did he say within the TV interview?

Throughout the interview, Watts claimed he texted his spouse quite a few occasions however didn’t get any response which he thought was odd.

He then raced dwelling however discovered it empty and rapidly filed a lacking individuals report with the cops.

He claimed: “I used to be making an attempt to get dwelling as quick as I can, I used to be blowing by means of cease lights.

Watts earlier claimed he texted his wife numerous times but didn't receive any response
Watts earlier claimed he texted his spouse quite a few occasions however didn’t obtain any response
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“I used to be blowing by means of all the pieces simply making an attempt to get dwelling as quick as I can as a result of none of this made sense.

“I don’t really feel like that is even actual proper now. It’s like a nightmare I can’t get up from.”

Has he been charged?

Watts appeared shackled in court docket after his spouse and daughters our bodies have been discovered dumped on the Anadarko oil and gasoline website.

He was employed on the website which is positioned close to the household dwelling in Frederick, on the outskirts of the Mile Excessive Metropolis.

Prosecutors say they consider the victims have been killed of their dwelling and the our bodies later moved, however no explanation for dying has but been made public within the case.

In court docket, Watts didn’t converse and regarded down for a lot of the listening to solely making eye contact because the decide reviewed his rights.

Although formal prices haven’t but been filed, it’s reported he may face three prices of homicide and three prices of tampering with proof.

Choose Marcelo Kopcow instructed prosecutors they needed to file formal prices by Monday and set a date for a Tuesday listening to to assessment the case in opposition to Watts.

He additionally accredited a request by the suspect’s lawyer that police protect all written notes and notify the defence group earlier than any of the autopsies are carried out.

Authorities haven’t revealed a potential motive or different particulars within the case. A decide sealed the arrest affidavit, which could have supplied that data.


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