Shanann Watts Case
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6 months ago

Man whose daughter, grandkids were killed by Chris Watts says 'heartless' bullies are harassing family online

Shanann Watts' father, Frank Rzucek, spoke to reporters on Monday.
6 months ago
Man whose daughter, grandkids were murdered says bullies are harassing him online
7 months ago

Man whose daughter, grandkids were murdered says bullies are harassing him online

Frank Rzucek, whose daughter and grandchildren were killed by son-in-law Chris Watts, says "heartless" bullies are trolling his grieving family online.
7 months ago
Man whose daughter, grandkids were murdered says bullies are harassing him online
1 year ago

Chris Watts' daughter's heartbreaking last words before he killed her: 'Daddy, no!'

Chris Watts was sentenced in November to life without parole.
1 year ago
4-year-old girl's heartbreaking last words before her dad killed her: 'Daddy, no!'
1 year ago

Man who killed pregnant wife, 2 daughters: 'I had no control over it'

Chris Watts told investigators he was triggered into a rage after wife Shanann Watts accused him of cheating and told him that he'd never see his children again.
1 year ago
Man who killed pregnant wife, 2 daughters: 'I had no control over it'
1 year ago

The chilling new confession Chris Watts told police about how he killed pregnant wife, young daughters

Chris Watts was sentenced in November to life without parole for the three murders.
1 year ago
The chilling new confession Chris Watts told police about how he killed his family
1 year ago

New details in case of missing mom

Search warrants were recently released in the murder investigation of Kelsey Berreth, whose fiance is under arrest for her murder.
1 year ago
New details in case of missing mom
1 year ago

Chris Watts, man who killed pregnant wife and daughters, provides new details on murders to investigators: Officials

Chris Watts was sentenced in November to life without parole for killing his wife, Shanann Watts, 34, and their daughters Bella, 4, and Celeste, 3.
1 year ago
Man who killed pregnant wife, kids provides new details on murders
1 year ago

Chris Watts sentenced for murder of pregnant wife, daughters: Part 6

Shanann Watts' parents confronted him in court at his sentencing hearing, where he was sentenced to five life sentences without the possibility of parole, serving three consecutively.
1 year ago
Chris Watts sentenced for murder of pregnant wife, daughters: Part 6
1 year ago

Shanann Watts and her two daughters are found dead: Part 5

After investigators uncover the grave of Shanann Watts and the gruesome disposal of the girls, her husband Chris Watts pleaded guilty to their murders.
1 year ago
Shanann Watts and her two daughters are found dead: Part 5
1 year ago

In a shocking statement, Chris Watts describes how he killed his wife: Part 4

While sitting in a police interrogation room, Watts claims to his father that he killed Shanann Watts after she had strangled their kids, but investigators weren't buying his story.
1 year ago
In a shocking statement, Chris Watts describes how he killed his wife: Part 4
1 year ago

Chris Watts led double life before murdering his family, court docs show: Part 3

While friends say Shanann Watts was trying to repair her marriage, her husband was having an affair with a woman he met through work.
1 year ago
Chris Watts led double life before murdering his family, court docs show: Part 3
1 year ago

Desperate search after Shanann Watts, young daughters disappear from home: Part 2

Shanann Watts is gone without a trace, leaving behind her cell phone, purse and wedding ring. Meanwhile, her husband pleads for his family's return.
1 year ago
Desperate search after Shanann Watts, young daughters disappear from home: Part 2
1 year ago

Chris and Shanann Watts' seemed to be in love, say friends, family: Part 1

Their lives are enviable for many following Shanann Watts on social media, until the community's perception of their happy family is shattered when Shanann and her daughters go missing.
1 year ago
Chris and Shanann Watts' seemed to be in love, say friends, family: Part 1
1 year ago

'We did scream at God': How Shanann Watts' parents dealt with their pregnant daughter, granddaughters' murders

The parents of slain Colorado pregnant woman told “20/20” that they are still grappling with why their son-in-law Chris Watts murdered their daughter and granddaughters.
1 year ago
How Shanann Watts' parents dealt with pregnant daughter, granddaughters' murders
1 year ago

Jaw-dropping moments in the Chris Watts interrogation

20/20 Extra: Interrogation video shows Chris Watts speaking to investigators about his missing wife and two kids and his shocking confession about how he killed his wife.
1 year ago
Jaw-dropping moments in the Chris Watts interrogation
1 year ago

Breaking down Chris Watts' sham plea for safe return of family

Shanann Watts' parents react to his now-infamous plea on television for his missing wife and two daughters to return.
1 year ago
Breaking down Chris Watts' sham plea for safe return of family
1 year ago

The moment Chris Watts realizes he was caught on surveillance footage

Authorities say a neighbor's security video shows Chris Watts making three trips from the house to his truck carrying something the morning his wife and children disappeared.
1 year ago
The moment Chris Watts realizes he was caught on surveillance footage
1 year ago

Friend of Colorado woman allegedly killed by husband not 'shocked' by his arrest

Nickole Atkinson, who saw Shanann Watts at 2 a.m. Monday before she went missing, says Watts' husband seemed unconcerned his wife and daughters were missing.
1 year ago
Friend of Colorado woman allegedly killed by husband not 'shocked' by his arrest
1 year ago

Friend of Colorado woman allegedly killed by husband speaks out

The friend said she wasn't surprised when Chris Watts was arrested on suspicion of murdering his wife and two young daughters.
1 year ago
Friend of Colorado woman allegedly killed by husband speaks out
1 year ago

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

Charges filed in Colorado triple homicide

The Weld County district attorney charged Christopher Watts with the murders of his wife and daughters.
1 year ago
Charges filed in Colorado triple homicide
1 year ago

Man charged with murder in slayings of wife, daughters

The mother was found in a shallow grave and the girls were concealed in nearly full oil tanks, according to authorities.
1 year ago
Man charged with murder in slayings of wife, daughters
1 year ago

Friend of woman allegedly killed by husband on why something 'didn't seem right'

Nickole Atkinson was a close friend of Shanann Watts, the woman who was found dead along with her two young daughters, Celeste and Bella.
1 year ago
Friend of woman allegedly killed by husband on why something 'didn't seem right'
1 year ago

Bizarre twist as Colorado man is formally charged for killing pregnant wife

Court documents revealed Chris Watts was having an affair with a co-worker and he wanted a separation, but now he claims his dead wife Shanann Watts killed their two daughters.
1 year ago
Bizarre twist as Colorado man is formally charged for killing pregnant wife
1 year ago

Colorado man faces 9 felonies for alleged murders of pregnant wife, daughters

A judge read the nine felony charges to Chris Watts, 33, after he allegedly admitted to killing his pregnant wife Shanann.
1 year ago
Colorado man faces 9 felonies for alleged murders of pregnant wife, daughters
1 year ago

New video of Colorado murder suspect on relationship advice

Chris Watts, charged with the murders of his wife and two daughters, had a video on his Youtube channel six years ago in which he discussed why relationships fail.
1 year ago
New video of Colorado murder suspect on relationship advice
1 year ago

Man pleads guilty to killing pregnant wife, 2 daughters in Colorado

Chris Watts originally told reporters the trio disappeared without a trace; he faces up to life in prison with no possibility of parole.
1 year ago
Man pleads guilty to killing pregnant wife, 2 daughters in Colorado
1 year ago

Man sentenced after killing pregnant wife, 2 daughters

A judge sentenced Chris Watt to five life terms for the murders of his pregnant wife and two children after his in-laws took the stand in court on Monday.
1 year ago
Man sentenced after killing pregnant wife, 2 daughters
1 year ago

New documents show what Chris Watts did after murdering pregnant wife, kids

Text messages, police interrogations and other details emerged in a new crop of documents released after Watts pleaded guilty and was sentenced for killing his wife and their two daughters.
1 year ago
New documents show what Chris Watts did after murdering pregnant wife, kids
1 year ago

Tapes reveal Chris Watts confess to murdering wife

Watts, also charged with killing his two daughters, is seen with his father in a police interrogation room blaming the death of the couple's daughters on his wife, Shanann Watts.
1 year ago
Tapes reveal Chris Watts confess to murdering wife
1 year ago

Chris Watts led double life before murdering family

Chris Watts sent a woman love letters while keeping appearances as a family man.
1 year ago
Chris Watts led double life before murdering family
1 year ago

Father who killed his wife, children moved to new prison out of state

Prison officials said they were not disclosing Chris Watts' new location for "safety and security reasons."
1 year ago
Father who killed family moved to new prison
1 year ago

Chris Watts seen confessing to wife's murder in newly released video

Chris Watts had initially said his wife, 34, disappeared without a trace.
1 year ago
Chris Watts seen confessing to wife's murder in interrogation
1 year ago

Man who killed pregnant wife, children sentenced

Chris Watts received five life sentences after confessing to killing his family.
1 year ago
Man who killed pregnant wife, children sentenced
1 year ago

Colorado dad pleads guilty in killing of pregnant wife, 2 daughters

Chris Watts was arrested in the killing of his wife and daughters ages 3 and 4.
1 year ago
Dad pleads guilty in killing of pregnant wife, 2 daughters
1 year ago

Dad who killed pregnant wife, 2 daughters will not face death penalty

The victims' family agreed to the terms in exchange for Chris Watts' guilty plea.
1 year ago
Dad who killed pregnant wife, 2 daughters will not face death penalty
1 year ago

'She wanted to be an exceptional wife and mother': Slain pregnant mom, daughters mourned at funeral

Shanann Watts and her two daughters were allegedly killed by Watts' husband, Chris.
1 year ago
'She wanted to be an exceptional wife and mother': Slain pregnant mom, kids mourned
1 year ago

Autopsy of Mollie Tibbetts indicates she was stabbed to death

Prosecutors say Cristhian Rivera confessed to kidnapping and killing her.
1 year ago
Autopsy of Mollie Tibbetts indicates she was stabbed to death
1 year ago

Suspect in Mollie Tibbetts murder appears in court

The suspect in the Iowa murder case made his first court appearance as prosecutors say he kidnapped and killed college student Mollie Tibbetts while she was jogging.
1 year ago
Suspect in Mollie Tibbetts murder appears in court
1 year ago

Missing Iowa student found dead

After a nearly five-week search, authorities discovered the body of Mollie Tibbetts, who was allegedly murdered by an undocumented immigrant. ABC News' Lynda Lopez reports.
1 year ago
Missing Iowa student found dead
1 year ago

Suspect led police to the body of Mollie Tibbetts

Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation is revealing how surveillance video led to man suspected of murdering the 20-year-old Iowa student.
1 year ago
Suspect led police to the body of Mollie Tibbetts
1 year ago

Judge denies bond for man accused of killing pregnant wife, daughters

Chris Watts, accused of strangling his family to death, appears in court.
1 year ago
Judge denies bond for man accused of killing pregnant wife, daughters
1 year ago

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

Watts claims after seeing his wife strangling one of the kids on a baby monitor, he strangled their mother inside the family's home, according to court documents.
1 year ago
Man accused of killing pregnant wife, daughters formally charged with murder
1 year ago

Father of slain pregnant woman cries in court as murder charges read against son-in-law

Chris Watts faces three murder charges and was denied bond.
1 year ago
Father of slain pregnant woman cries in court as murder charges read
1 year ago

Colorado family murders

Christopher Watts claims he killed his wife after she strangled their daughters, but was charged with all three murders.
1 year ago
Colorado family murders
1 year ago

Dad of slain pregnant woman breaks down in Colorado court as murder charges read against son-in-law

Shanann Watts' father was overcome with emotion in a Colorado court Tuesday, crying with his head buried in his hands as murder charges were read against his son-in-law.
1 year ago
Slain pregnant woman's dad breaks down as murder charges read against son-in-law
1 year ago

Dad of slain pregnant woman breaks down in Colorado court as murder charges read against son-in-law

Chris Watts is accused of killing his pregnant wife, Shanann Watts, and their two daughters, Celeste, 3, and Bella, 4, last week.
1 year ago
Dad of slain pregnant woman breaks down in Colorado court as murder charges read
1 year ago

Husband charged with killing wife says she strangled children

The Colorado husband charged with killing his family has blamed his wife, claiming he only killed her after she strangled their children. ABC News' Kendis Gibson reports.
1 year ago
Husband charged with killing wife says she strangled children
1 year ago

Man accused of killing pregnant wife, daughters says he walked in on wife strangling children: Police

Husband allegedly claims that his wife strangled their daughters, police said.
1 year ago
Man accused of killing pregnant wife, daughters claims wife killed children: Police
1 year ago

Friend of Colorado woman allegedly killed by husband not 'shocked' by his arrest

She said she wasn't surprised when cops named her friend’s husband as a suspect.
1 year ago
Friend of woman allegedly killed by husband not 'shocked' by his arrest