08:37 EST 04 Dec 2018. },false) hitType: 'event', Photos were taken and then the men began the process of removing the body from the tank. Authorities quickly said Watts' claim that he only killed his wife was a lie. Please fill in your e-mail so we can share with you our top stories! He then took Celeste to the east well and dropped her in feet first, he told police. She was too young to comprehend what was going on but old enough to be fearful. The idea is that the police released little carefully edited clips of the footage in the discovery. He then told police that he wrapped Shanaan in a sheet and put her in their car, according to his confession posted on Law and Crime. However, he later entered a guilty plea in exchange for five life sentences without parole. He noted that both girls were eager to see their mother, who was due to return home later that night. Then Watts did the same thing to Bella, but he told police she said, No, Daddy! and put up a fight while he suffocated her. Authorities say Watts, 33, killed his wife Shanann, 34, and their daughters, Bella, 4, and Celeste, 3, on August 13 before disposing of them at a secluded site where he worked. Ther girls were found in two different oil wells that contained crude oil. 'While the first crude tank was being off-loaded, Trooper Bandy, Reeder and I put rope handles on two containment pools,' wrote Trooper Wilson. ", He replied: "Ok. Notifications can be turned off anytime from browser settings. For other inquiries, Contact Us. Watts stated that he had asked Shannan, 34, for a divorce and that she had lashed out at him by murdering the two children. Talking to cops in interview, Watts said he took his daughters home, gave them both showers, fed them snacks and tucked them into bed. 'Trooper Reeder and I then walked around the inside of that tank which also had approximately 4 of crude sludge in it. Trooper Reeder and I then passed the body through the manway,' reads the report. media-tech companies with hubs around the world. Lets examine something from the Watts Crime Scene and find out | True Crime Rocket Science / #tcrs. This also explains why Atkinsons vehicle is seen arriving but not leaving. That video would later be used to draw out Watts' confession before he was formally charged with murder. Two months alter, Watts changed his story and entered a guilty plea to all three murders. Watts' co-worker Roberts told investigators it was "unusual" for Watts to text him on a weekend. let gads_event; window.adsContainer = {"positionAfterTitle":{"code":"Article_Desktop_300x250_Middle5_Rel_Newrev","isOrganicUserAd":true,"max_width":336,"max_height":280},"position2":{"code":"Article_Desktop_300x250_After_Title_Rel_Newrev","max_width":336,"max_height":280},"position3":{"code":"Article_Desktop_300x250_Below_Next_Rel_Newrev","max_width":300,"max_height":250},"position4":{"code":"Article_Desktop_300x250_Middle_Rel_Newrev","max_width":300,"max_height":250},"position5":{"code":"Article_Desktop_300x250_Middle1_Rel_Newrev","max_width":300,"max_height":250},"position6":{"code":"Article_Desktop_300x250_Middle2_Rel_Newrev","max_width":336,"max_height":280},"position7":{"code":"Article_Desktop_300x250_Middle3_Rel_Newrev","max_width":300,"max_height":250},"position8":{"code":"Article_Desktop_300x250_Middle4_Rel_Newrev","max_width":300,"max_height":250},"position9":{"code":"Article_Desktop_300x250_Middle5_Rel_Newrev","max_width":336,"max_height":280},"position10":{"code":"Article_Desktop_300x250_Middle6_Rel_Newrev","max_width":336,"max_height":280},"position11":{"code":"Article_Desktop_300x250_Middle7_Rel_Newrev","max_width":336,"max_height":280},"position12":{"code":"Article_Desktop_300x250_Middle8_Rel_Newrev","max_width":336,"max_height":280},"position13":{"code":"Article_Desktop_300x250_Middle9_Rel_Newrev","max_width":336,"max_height":280},"position14":{"code":"Article_Desktop_300x250_Middle10_Rel_Newrev","max_width":336,"max_height":280},"position15":{"code":"Article_Desktop_300x250_Middle11_Rel_Newrev","max_width":336,"max_height":280},"position16":{"code":"Article_Desktop_300x250_Middle12_Rel_Newrev","max_width":336,"max_height":280},"positionTop":{"code":"Article_Desktop_970x250_Header_Rel","isOrganicUserAd":false,"max_width":970,"max_height":250},"positionBottom":{"code":"Article_Desktop_Sidebar_Bottom_Rel_Newrev","isOrganicUserAd":true,"max_width":300,"max_height":600},"positionBottomRight":{"code":"Article_Desktop_300x250_After_Title_Rel_Newrev","isOrganicUserAd":true,"max_width":336,"max_height":280}} eventAction: 'click_image_ads' Conveniently it meant he didnt drive into clear view of the camera. Where Chris Watts Familys Dead Bodies Were Found, Please review our privacy policy here: https://heavy.com/privacy-policy/, Copyright 2023 Heavy, Inc. All rights reserved. By hitType: 'event', I came to this idea believing the girls were dead, as well as SW, when the truck was loaded as CW makes at least 3 trips to the garage. So terribly cruel and sad. In that time, the oil from the two 400-barrel tanks on the scene was manually drained by workers, who carefully poured the liquid over metal screens to collect any possible evidence. FREDERICK, COLORADO: Chris Watts, who worked as an oil field operator at Andarko Petroleum in Frederick, Colorado, committed a truly shocking crime, killing his own family. The plea deal also included one count of unlawful termination of a pregnancy,for the death of the couples unborn child, and three counts of tampering with a deceased human body. There is a 10 second delay and he must have bypassed the motion detector somehow within that 10 secs, coming from the passenger side back to the garage, is my guess, because that would have taken far less than 10 secs. claimed he caught her strangling their daughters. Watts admitted to killing his wife but claimed that he had done so after she had killed the couple's two tiny daughters, Bella, 4, and Celeste, 3. Watts, per his own admission in interviews with law enforcement officials, then took his daughters home, gave them both showers, fed them pizza and got them each a snack before putting them to bed. First, the two 400-barrel oil tanks had to be manually drained. ', The report also notes: 'During this extraction there was some skin slippage where we had to touch the victims body. Watts dumped his wife and kidsin an oil tank and shallow grave on the grounds of the oil field where he worked. Shananns body was recovered from a shallow grave near the tankers. By not having her in trousers, maybe he was trying to create the impression she was abducted, sexually assaulted and then murdered. The body cam footage shows Watts placing his hands on his head and turning away from the damning images, and his face mirrors his dawning realization that he has been caught red-handed. 'Very open to the idea': Julia Wandelt takes DNA test to verify if she is missing Swiss girl Livia Schepp, Kayla Lemieux: Teacher with prosthetic Z-cup breasts suspended WITH PAY after pics show her dressed as man, 'We have lots to reveal': Madeleine McCann lookalike Julia Wandelt posts footage of meeting with PI probing claims, Lindsay Clancy case: Psychologist reveals psychosis red flags family members could have spotted, Baby Mia Jade Riley: Parents Lani and Tom Riley speak out after dog attack killed their 5-week-old infant. Watts had initially attempted to pin the murders of her children on his wife when he first confessed to murdering Shanann. If thats the case, then her clothing had to have been changed by him, otherwise she would have been found in the clothes she arrived in from the airport. Shortly after he loads Shannan in the truck, he is seen putting a gas can in the back bed of the truck. The vehicle seen in the video was used to carry the slain family members - his wife, Shanann, and the couple's two young girls, Bella and Celeste, Weld County District Attorney Michael Rourke . That was due in large part to the surveillance footage his neighbor had of Watts on the morning of the murders, which very clearly showed him back his truck up to his garage, load up the vehicle and drive off. document.querySelector("#google_image_div").addEventListener('click',function(){ This community exists to discuss the murders of the Watts family and the subsequent arrest of Chris Watts. window.googletag.pubads().addEventListener('slotOnload', function(event) { MEAWW is an initialism for Media Entertainment Arts WorldWide. "This likely represents prolapse of the uterus due to pregnancy and postmortem artifact. To inquire about a licence to reproduce material, visit our Syndication site. The oil was then poured over metal screens in order to retrieve any possible evidence. The manner of death is homicide," their autopsy stated. It appeared to be a small female child,' reads the report. A Hazardous Materials Incident Narrative Report filed by the Colorado State Patrol details the process to retrieve the bodies of Bella and Celeste Watts, 4 and 3, after they were murdered by their father and dumped into an oil tank. That day he did not seem to be out of sorts according to Roberts, but did make multiple trips to his car. Your email address will not be published. Did it have anything in it? Shanann Watts was pronounced dead at 5 am on August 16, Celeste at 3:40 pm, and Bella at 5:50 pm on the same day. For starters the view of the driveway is blocked by a boundary tree, and also by the outer edge of the Watts residence [it juts forward]. Chris Watts confessed to killing his pregnant wife and two young daughters. }); "Based on the history provided and the autopsy findings, the cause of death is asphyxiation due to smothering. }); Any thoughts on this? His father dropped his head into his hands and said:'Oh my god.'. ", His dad Ronnie drops his head into his hands and replies: "Oh my God.". 'I freaked out, you understand me,' Watts whispered to his dad. Murdaugh is heckled as he leaves court, Ken Bruce finishes his 30-year tenure as host of BBC Radio 2, Missing hiker buried under snow forces arm out to wave to helicopter, Hershey's Canada releases HER for SHE bars featuring a trans activist, Insane moment river of rocks falls onto Malibu Canyon in CA, Fleet-footed cop chases an offender riding a scooter, Family of a 10-month-old baby filmed vaping open up. Their report said that at the highest point of her buried body there was only three inches of dirt covering her. }); Watts is seen wearing an orange teeshirt, cap and sunglasses as he buys breakfastBut he only confessed to part of his crime after failing a lie detector test and still did not admit to smothering their two daughters, Bella, 4, and Celeste, 3, in Colorado. Chris Watts had murdered his wife and children the night before, and left at 5.30am that morning to dump their bodies in an oil field where he worked. This is why I wonder where the kids were at that time? Adjacent to the probable uterus is a largely degraded portion of tissue that is unfortunately covered in sandy debris from the gravesite. He told Bella her mom was sleeping. In order to remove the girls from the tanks, the oil had to be drained from the well and the east tank took six hours to drain, according to the CBI report. pg.acq.push(function() { He then spent a normal day at work and frequently texted his girlfriend, even as police began investigating his family's disappearance. At 16:25 is where it is believed CW is bending down to pick up one of the children (the "shadow" part of the video). Maybe it makes more sense why Chris was so panicked when he saw the video at Nicks house? To see all content on The Sun, please use the Site Map. Footage has also been released which shows the moment he was told he hadfailed a polygraph test. He admitted to assuring his daughter that she would see her mother in the morning. lt's with people I don't know from work, but I haven't been to a game in a while where the kids aren't involved and only last an inning lol.'. READ NEXT: How did Robert Hansens Wife & 2 Kids Have No Idea He Was a Serial Killer? This resulted in abundant skin slippage upon washing," the autopsy added. Convicted killer Chris Watts initially painted himself as a distraught father, but even early into the disappearance of his pregnant wife and two young daughters, experts say there were signs Watts was lying. It was tested. All Lupus pregnancies are considered high risk, but Shanann was determined to have a family. Lots of very strange glitches, almost like someone doctored the video, deleted the parts where something was going on and instead inserted duplicates of "nothing there", a lot of duplicates https://youtu.be/cNKqAv6l9_M. if(document.querySelector("#adunit")){ As the children were passed out of the tanks, their skin came away from their bodies. We are one of the worlds fastest growing On November 19, 2018, Christopher Watts, 33, was sentenced to three life sentences without the possibility of parole for the August 2017 killings of his pregnant wife and two young daughters. 'The second victim was then placed into a body bag and taken to the Weld County Coroners vehicle.'. Email us attips@the-sun.co.ukor call 0207 782 4368 . https://crimerocket.com/2019/02/21/chris-watts-which-documents-are-still-missing-and-how-to-request-documents-from-weld-county/, Someone already has put it. There is a channel explaining all this but Im not sure about linking it. Just totally sickening. eventAction: 'click_adunit' Required fields are marked *. The girls, who'd been smothered by Watts'. "The Sun", "Sun", "Sun Online" are registered trademarks or trade names of News Group Newspapers Limited. Bella was 4 and her sister Celeste had just turned 3 at the time they were murdered by their father. The bodies were found four days later. Footage of Chris removing the bodies was edited to mask the bodies This is why there are so many little artifacts in that video. pg.acq.push(function() { New surveillance footage, released by the Weld County District Attorney on Thursday, shows Chris Watts loading up his truck after killing his pregnant wife and two daughters with his hands. } At this point, Trooper Reeder was able to secure her left arm and left leg. Because of the level of oil sludge and toxic fumes, the men could only remain in the tank for a matter of minutes, making the process that much more complicated and difficult. It clearly shows him bend down to pick up a walking Bella after carrying CeCe there first. Kessinger said while their relationship may have 'accelerated the process', she believed Watts would have committed the murders if she was around or not. Once he had confessed, the process began of retrieving the bodies of his wife and two daughters, who had been found despite his refusal to help with the search. When he does appear on the camera side, hes carrying what appears to be a red gas can or toolbox. The comments below have not been moderated, By Something seemed slightly off about Chris Watts on Aug. 13, a co-worker told police, but he couldn't imagine the reason why - that Watts had earlier that morning dumped the bodies of his pregnant wife and two daughters, whom he'd killed just hours earlier. Unfortunately, the body was found in an oil tanker containing oil and aqueous fluid. Also, very strange that Frankie Junior said he saw another video which was "too disturbing for the public" as he put it; and then, a couple of months ago this Frankie's post was scrubbed from the internet, but we remember his statement about "there was another video". Some have speculated that this may be Bella. Watts, who had initially reported them missing and had made a public plea for their return, was arrested as he admitted to killing them. The troopers who headed up the retrieval process arrived on the scene around 9am on the morning of August 16. Some footage of the surveillance show a small shadow moving towards CW from the garage. eventCategory: event.slot.getSlotElementId(), While the truck is idling, he also turns off the light thats shining almost directly into the neighbor opposites window. This is why there are so many little artifacts in that video. Unbeknownst to Roberts, he had just buried his wife in a shallow grave and dumped his daughters in an oil tank. At 5.06pm that evening, Watts set in motion his plan for disposing of his wife and daughters' bodies. TheWeld County District Attorney's office released the footage in which Watts says: "She hurt them. 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By window.googletag.pubads().addEventListener('slotRenderEnded', function(event) { Chris Watts gave a series of stilted television interviews after their disappearance, pleading for their safe. Chris Watts watched surveillance footage that showed him loading bodies into his truck just hours after he murdered his family The footage, captured by a police officer's bodycam and obtained. According to the confession notes he may have had to manipulate her to get her inside.. So CW was able to hide lots. Then, once the tanks were emptied, men in self-contained breathing gear entered and removed the bodies of the girls, whose skin came off their bodies as they were passed out of the tanks. ga('create', 'UA-67136960-15', 'auto', 'ads'); But Watts had already referred to Shannan in the past tense despite her body not having been found at that time. I had to watch it a couple of times but yes I see it. Since Shanann's body wouldn't fit through the 8 inch opening on the oil tank, Watts had wrapped her in a sheet and buried her. They could actually see what he was carrying? }) 'I grabbed her right arm near the wrist area and moved her towards the manway. It was later revealed that he was actually on a date with his mistress, Nichol Kessinger. document.querySelector("#adunit").addEventListener('click',function(){ Create an account to follow your favorite communities and start taking part in conversations. Thats where Watts told police he smothered both of his daughters and put their bodies in two different oil wells. The new video occurred on the day after committing the murders. He put Bella and Celeste, who was 3, in his car and drove to the Cervi State well pump on an Andadarko Petroleum oil well site in Weld County Road 8, north of Roggen, Colorado. They were in extreme trauma seeing their mother in a sheet, in the middle of the night, my kids and most of the young children around 4 I have taken care of would be following their father, clinging to him for comfort and assurance that all was ok. The creator of the video mentioned something really interesting. So it would make no sense to let her get into bed and go to sleep, because the real Shanann would have removed it [she was OCD in that respect]. 09:06 GMT 12 Dec 2018. How long have Keir Starmer and Sue Gray been secretly cooking up their plot? He turned his back to the footage, I think, because he knew it wouldnt show anything. Chris Watts' daughters Bella, Celeste suffered 'skin slippage' after their bodies were taken out of oil tanker. 17:55 EST 29 Nov 2018 Even though Watts refused to reveal where he had disposed of the bodies, investigators found Shanann and the two children in a Colorado oil facility where he had once worked. Watching him watch the video is the best. There is an approximate 17 cm umbilical cord extending to disrupted placental disc. He says Chris had walked from the garage to the front of the car, theres no visual of him walking back but hes seen coming out again from the garage to the front. The comments below have not been moderated, By Powered by. He dumped the bodies of his children in two oil tankers, where he worked. ga('ads.send', { Watts had told authorities just one day prior that it was his wife Shanann who killed the girls, claiming that he in turn murdered her in a rage. It later emerged he was visiting his mistress, Nichol Kessinger. Press J to jump to the feed. , updated We only know that it happened and in theory he had several hours to do it. When he does appear on the camera side, he's carrying what appears to be a red gas can or toolbox. Colorado Bureau of InvestigationsSite where the bodies of Shanaan, Celeste and Bella Watts were found. We know it was seized from page 965 of the Discovery Documents, We dont know what the results of those tests were. You did not pass the polygraph test. Nicol said: "It's like, you know, I'm gonnawake up every day and know that likethis mum and her unborn child and thesetwo little girls are not around anymoreand it breaks my heart.". This proves SW didn't kill the kids to people who still wonder. I wonder if he had a thought to incinerate Shannan's body, and the sheet left at Cervi was intended to start the fire. The recordings from the Weld County District Attorneys Office, captured by a nearby homes security camera, were obtained by KCNC. We collect and tell stories of people from all around the world. I dont know who he is. The vehicle seen in the video was used to carrytheslain family members his wife, Shanann, and the couples two young girls, Bella and Celeste, Weld County District Attorney Michael Rourke told KCNC. McCoy said usually Watts was wearing his newer boots with his pants over the boots. '[The babysitter] stated the following day, Sunday August 12, 2018, Chris, Celeste and Bella came to her home for a birthday party for her younger brother,' reads the CBI report. He used it to move their bodies to an oil and gas company where he was employed, Rourke said. Yep, I see it hard to watch but I think I agree. Bella was in the west oil tank and Celeste was inside the east tank. When Nickole Atkinson arrived at the house, Watts saw her on his porch camera [relayed to his smartphone]. 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Yes, there is a way to test whether bodies could be placed through the Thief Hatch with [or possibly without] breaking bones but youre not going to like it, Welcome to the Post Truth Phase of the Chris Watts Case, Exclusive Interview with the Lindstrom Couple, Proof The Third Baby Was All Chris Watts Idea, The Final Three Weeks of the Phone Data Review #2YearsAgoTodayCW. I recall she was unearthed wearing a Tee, black bra and blue thong style underwear. Their mother and unborn baby brother Nico were found just 100 yards away in a shallow grave. AmoMama creates engaging, meaningful content for women. Did Chris Watts not mind his wife Shanann humiliating him on Facebook? New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. We are no longer accepting comments on this article. Watts himself is also dressed in dark clothes: a dark shirt, navy blue baggy trousers and black boots [though not the boots he normall wore]. It was later revealed that Watts had stuffed the bodies of his two children through an 8-inch hole in two oil tankers, scraping their arms and legs in the process. In fact, the footage did not capture anyone leaving the house that day but Watts.