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  • Christopher Watts' girlfriend speaks out for the fir...

    14 hrs ago | via San Jose Mercury News 

    When Nichol Kessinger started dating Christopher Watts in July, he appeared to be a softspoken man and a thoughtful father who was at the end of divorce proceedings. It wasn't until the Frederick man's wife and two daughters went missing in August that Kessinger learned that Watts had never started divorce proceedings with his wife, who was 15 weeks pregnant, and that he had been lying to her for the entire relationship, which lasted less than two months.

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  • Parents of Chris Watts tell judge they have been den...

    21 hrs ago | via Daily Mail 

    Chris Watts, 33, pleaded guilty to killing his wife Shanann and two daughters - Bella, 4, and Celeste, 3 - in Frederick, Colorado in August His parents Cindy and Ronnie claim they have been denied access to him in prison and allege he was coerced into pleading guilty Court received an email this week from a 'K Almand' on behalf Watts' mother, claiming they have 'felt threatened and bullied' about trying to see their son Watts initially claimed he killed Shanann after she murdered the children at the family home when she learned he was going to leave her The parents of Colorado man Chris Watts claim they have been denied access to their son in prison and allege that he was coerced into pleading guilty to killing his wife and two young daughters.

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  • "It's horrific": Christopher Watts' mistre...

    Yesterday | via Lamar Daily News 

    When Nichol Kessinger started dating Christopher Watts in July, he appeared to be a softspoken man and a thoughtful father who was at the end of divorce proceedings. It wasn't until the Frederick man's wife and two daughters went missing in August that Kessinger learned that Watts had never started divorce proceedings with his wife, who was 15 weeks pregnant, and that he had been lying to her for the entire relationship, which lasted less than two months.

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  • Murdered pregnant mom Shanann Watts parents slam kil...

    Yesterday | via Daily Mail 

    'Vicious, grotesque and utterly false!' Parents of murdered pregnant mom Shanann Watts slam the family of her killer husband Chris for claiming he snapped after discovering SHE had strangled their two daughters Shanann Watts, of Frederick, Colorado, was 15 weeks pregnant when she was killed in August with her two daughters Bella, 4, and Celeste, 3, by husband Chris Chris Watts, 33, claimed he killed Shanann, 34, in a vengeful 'rage' after she strangled their daughters because Chris was going to leave her His parents Ronnie and Cynthia Watts said he should plead not guilty and that he was 'railroaded' into taking guilty plea to avoid the death penalty Shanann's parents Frank and Sandra Rzucek blasted Ronnie and Cynthia's statements as false and described their daughter as 'a wonderful soul' The parents of pregnant Colorado mother Shanann Watts, murdered with her two daughters by husband ... (more)

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  • Christopher Watts' mistress speaks

    Thursday | via Daily Camera 

    When Nichol Kessinger started dating Christopher Watts in July, he appeared to be a softspoken man and a thoughtful father who was at the end of divorce proceedings. It wasn't until the Frederick man's wife and two daughters went missing in August that Kessinger learned that Watts had never started divorce proceedings with his wife, who was 15 weeks pregnant, and that he had been lying to her for the entire relationship, which lasted less than two months.

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  • Parents blame son's wife for murders

    Wednesday Nov 7 | via The Mercury 

    The parents of a man accused of killing his wife and daughters have claimed their son was in an "abusive" marriage with a manipulative woman who was "capable" of murdering their kids. A Colorado man charged with the murder of his pregnant wife and two daughters takes a plea deal that will allow him to avoid the death sentence.

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  • Chris Watts of Colorado Pleads Guilty to Murdering P...

    Tuesday Nov 6 | via The New York Times 

    When his pregnant wife and two daughters went missing this summer, Christopher Watts went on television and begged for their return. "Shanann, Bella, Celeste, if you're out there, just come back," he pleaded .

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  • Chris Watts Pleads Guilty to Killing His Wife and Ki...

    Tuesday Nov 6 | via TheDailyBeast.com 

    A Colorado father, whose unemotional interview following the disappearance of his family led to suspicions he killed them, finally admitted he murdered and hid their bodies. A Colorado father accused of murdering his pregnant wife and two young daughters reached a deal in court to avoid the death penalty on Tuesday, pleading guilty to nine criminal counts including to the murder of his wife, his two daughters, and his unborn son.

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  • Potential release of Christopher Watts case autopsie...

    Oct 9, 2018 | via Daily Camera 

    Shanann Watts, center, and her children Celeste, 3 and Bella, 4, are seen in this photo taken from Facebook. It is alleged by Frederick police that they were murdered by Shanann Watts' husband, Christopher Watts, Defense attorneys for Christopher Watts are letting the court decide whether to seal the autopsy reports for Watts' wife and children, while a number of media organizations have stepped forward to say the court doesn't have the authority to do so in this case.

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  • Prosecutors asking for inked footprints from Chris W...

    Sep 19, 2018 | via Daily Camera 

    Prosecutors who have accused Christopher Watts, right, of killing his pregnant wife and children are asking the court to order him to provide inked footprints, according to court documents filed Tuesday. Prosecutors who have accused a Frederick man of killing his pregnant wife and children are asking the court to order him to provide inked footprints, according to court documents filed Tuesday.

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  • Prosecutors aim to keep how Colorado mom, girls died...

    Sep 19, 2018 | via The Gazette 

    In this Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 file photo, a photograph sits amid mementos outside the home where a pregnant woman, Shanann Watts, and her two daughters, Bella and Celeste, lived in Frederick, Colo. Colorado prosecutors want a judge to block release of the autopsy reports of a woman and two young girls found dead at an oil work site, arguing that the cause of their deaths will be "critical evidence" during the trial of the man accused of killing his family.

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  • Prosecution requests autopsies of Shanann Watts, dau...

    Sep 18, 2018 | via LongmontFYI 

    Prosecutors in the case of a Frederick man accused of killing his wife and children requested Monday that a judge keep the autopsies from being made public, according to court documents.

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  • 'Depression is setting in' for Chris Watts jailed fo...

    Sep 18, 2018 | via Daily Mail 

    Chris Watts, 33, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of his wife, Shanann, their two young daughters, and their unborn child Christopher Watts, the man accused of killing his pregnant wife and two young daughters in August is apparently severely depressed after being kept in isolation after more than a month in jail. A source at the Weld County Jail in Colorado confirmed that the 33-year-old murder defendant is now on suicide watch.

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  • How Watts Family Home Looked After Pregnant Wife &am...

    Sep 14, 2018 | via Yahoo! 

    When police arrived on Aug. 13 to the house Chris Watts shared with his wife, Shan'ann Watts , and their two young daughters, officers saw evidence confirming Shan'ann had recently returned from a trip. The details were first revealed in an arrest affidavit released after Chris, 33, was accused of murdering Shan'ann, then 15 weeks pregnant , and kids Bella and Celeste in their home in Frederick, Colorado.

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  • 'Killer dad' is on suicide watch

    Aug 17, 2018 | via NEWS.com.au 

    Hours after a seemingly calm Chris Watts appealed for the safe return of his pregnant wife and their two young daughters, he confessed to police he had murdered them. CHRIS Watts, the 33-year-old accused of killing his pregnant wife and their daughters, is reportedly on suicide watch in jail.

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