Man accused of killing pregnant wife, daughters formally charged with murder

Shanann Watts' body was found in a shallow grave near an oil tank, according to court documents filed in Weld County and obtained by ABC News.
1:32 | 08/20/18

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Transcript for Man accused of killing pregnant wife, daughters formally charged with murder
It was my answer when my worst nightmares. I had not seen her do Nicole Atkinson says she didn't want to think something bad happened to were free in Geneva and why it's when she couldn't get in contact with her last Monday. But she also had a feeling something wasn't right she wasn't there are girls weren't there it just didn't make sense make. If her car was there. Where where she hang. She was the last known person to see should be in a life dropping her off at her Colorado home after early business trip. Only darn trips like position in. Blows my phone connect state and I didn't get that early morning text. When she learned of 34 year old pregnant mother of two U had also missed a doctor's appointment she alerted Sunni and husband Chris and called police. He just kept saying you know or she learns that she was on a play date but he couldn't give us a name of the current. Investigators say Chris watts who used to work at Anadarko Petroleum killed his daily at their home. Then allegedly drove the bodies of his wife and two daughters three year old Celeste in four year old bella to a company property. According to court documents Cindy and was found in a shallow grave in two girls submerged in Oriole takes. Atkinson says she wasn't shocked by Chris as the rat. The last time I talk to them he said I just wanna cry and it looked and said why aren't Q. Chris watts now faces nine charges including three counts of murder he's expected to be in court tomorrow. Don you back is ABC news Los Angeles.

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