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Colorado man claims pregnant wife strangled their daughters before he killed her

According to an arrest affidavit unsealed Monday, Christopher Watts told his wife, Shanann, that he wanted to separate when she returned from a business trip.

ABC7 LOS ANGELES - 2018-08-20 23:27:01

Update: Colorado man charged with first-degree murder in deaths of his wife, 2 daughters

34-year-old Shanann Watts, her unborn child and her two daughters, 4-year-old Bella Watts and 3-year-old Celeste Watts, were honored at a candlelight vigil outside their family home in Frederick, Colo. on Friday, Aug. 17.Mikaela Rodenbaugh

COLORADOAN - 2018-08-20 17:45:00

Officials to release possible motive for Watts family killings

Christopher faces one count of first-degree murder after deliberation, two counts of first-degree murder - position of trust, and three counts of tampering with a deceased human body, after the bodies of his wife, 34-year-old Shanann Watts, and two daughters, 3-year-old Celeste and 4-year-old Bella,

ABC7 LOS ANGELES - 2018-08-20 14:12:05

Colorado prosecutors set to charge man for murdering family

Chrisopher Watts, 33, arrested on suspicion of murdering his pregnant wife and two young daughters, in Frederick, Colorado, U.S., is shown in this handout photo provided August 16, 2018. Weld County Sheriff's Office/Handout via REUTERS

PENINSULA - 2018-08-20 13:03:00

Bodies of missing wife, daughters found in Colorado

FREDERICK, Colo. (AP)- After his pregnant wife and two daughters disappeared, Christopher Watts stood on his porch in Colorado and lamented to reporters how much he missed them.


Chris Watts Reportedly Admitted He & Wife Shanann Were Going To Separate Before Her Murder

Shanann Watts’ friend revealed that during a phone call with Chris Watts, he reportedly admitted that Shannan was going to leave him!

HOLLYWOOD LIFE - 2018-08-20 18:03:29

Last Person to See Shanann Alive: Why I Suspect Chris Watts

Nickole Atkinson dropped Shanann Watts off at her home in Frederick, Colorado, after a late business trip at around 2 a.m. on August 13. It was only later, after speaking to Shanann's husband Chris, that she realized that she may have been last person to see Shanann before she was killed.Shanann, wh

DAILY BEAST - 2018-08-20 12:44:47

Adams County residents can now text 911 for help

The Adams County Communications Center, which covers Northglenn, Brighton and Commerce City, announced the new feature in a press release Monday. Denver residents have been able to text 911 for two years.

DENVER POST - 2018-08-20 22:07:11

Court documents: Body of Shanann Watts found in shallow grave

KUSA — The body of Shanann Watts, the Frederick woman whose husband is suspected of killing her and their two young daughters, was found in a shallow grave, according to court documents obtained Saturday by 9Wants to Know.


Colorado girls' bodies were submerged in crude oil 4 days

FREDERICK, Colo. (AP) —The bodies of two young girls were submerged in crude oil for four days before authorities discovered them on Thursday, according to court documents filed Friday by an attorney defending the girls' father against accusations that he killed his children and wife.


Family members asking questions after loved one found dead in Arapahoe County Jail

Authorities haven't released the woman's name, but family members tell Denver7 it was Monica Fite, 46, of Aurora.

DENVER CHANNEL - 2018-08-19 08:38:50

Defense DNA request denied in deaths of Colorado mom, kids

Police arrested Chris Watts, 33, on suspicion of killing 34-year-old pregnant wife Shanann and their children, 4-year-old Bella and 3-year-old Celeste Watts.


Suspect in Weld County mobile home park slaying returned to Colorado

RibbleAn Aurora man accused of strangling his mother at her Weld County home in July was booked into the Weld County Jail on Friday night.Online jail records indicate Joseph Keith Ribble, 43, was taken into custody at the jail shortly before midnight. They also indicate that Ribble was also briefly


Slain kids were found in oil tank and had been there for several days, court documents say

FREDERICK, Colo.-- Prosecutors in Colorado are preparing to file formal charges of first-degree murder and evidence tampering againstChristopher Watts, who is accused of murdering his pregnant wife and two daughters.


Police: 3 bodies found, identified as pregnant wife, 2 kids killed by husband

Colorado officials say they have found the bodies of pregnant woman Shannan Watts and her two children. Police say Watts' husband, Chris, confessed to killing all of them.


Westminster police searching for woman last seen in Federal Heights

WESTMINSTER, Colo. — The Westminster Police Department is asking for the public’s help finding a woman last seen in neighboring Federal Heights.Rosio Flores was last seen at a family gathering at Camenisch Park on July 10. Around 8 p.m., Flores told her family that she was going to walk to her nearb


Photos: Slain Colorado mother painted rosy picture of married life

Chris Watts is seen pictured with his wife Shanann and his two daughters. Shanann and the girls were found dead, and Chris is under investigation for their murders. He allegedly confessed to killing them. (KMGH, Family Photos)


Frederick killings: What we know and what we don’t

Law enforcement continue to investigate the killings of a Frederick mother and her two young daughters as national attention to the case grows.Police arrested Christopher Watts, 33, late Wednesday night in connection with the death of his wife, Shanann Watts, and two daughters, 4-year-old Bella and


Court papers: Slain kids found in oil tank had been there several days

FREDERICK, Colo. (CBS) --Prosecutors in Colorado are preparing to file formal charges of first-degree murder and evidence tampering against Christopher Watts, who is accused of murdering his pregnant wife and two daughters.In the latest court motions filed Friday, Watts' attorney is asking for DNA s


Chris Watts case: Why husband likely won't face murder charge in death of unborn child

While Watts, 33, likely will not be formally charged in connection with the deaths of 34-year-old Shanann Watts and their daughters, 3-year-old Celeste and 4-year-old Bella, until at least Monday, he faces investigation on one count of first-degree murder after deliberation; two counts of first-degr