It’s been three years since the horrific case of Chris Watts, a man who cold-bloodedly murdered his pregnant wife, Shanann, and daughters Bella and Celeste, and then escaped with his lover, a woman named Nichol Kessinger.
This infamous case came back to public light after the streaming platform, Netflix, premiered ” American Murder: The Family Next Door”, which tells the tragic story in 82 minutes in a documentary loaded with unpublished police footage and the darkest details of the multiple homicide.
However, over the past few days, more has been known about Watts, who was recently transferred to a high-security prison in Colorado, United States. According to Daily Mail, some images and photos have emerged that were previously unknown within the story.
Here, we’ll show you 20 unpublished photos of Chris Watts:
1. The images were found on Watts’ cell phone.
2. They showed his wife Shanann, who was pregnant, and his daughters Bella and Celeste.
3. The photos were taken hours before he suffocated them with his bare hands.
4. Watts buried them in a vacant lot.
5. There were also photos with his lover, Nichol Kissinger, on different trips.
6. One of these trips included Machu Picchu, Peru.
7. The woman was questioned by the police, and she told them that Watts had assured her that he was separated from his wife. However, this wasn’t true.
8. They also found strange Google searches on Nichol’s phone, such as wedding dresses.
9. A year ago, the woman started the process of changing her name after the premiere of the Netflix documentary.
10. Daily Mail also published photos that were taken by police officers after Watts was arrested.
11. He appears shirtless and showing his tattoos. One of them was of his favorite band: Metallica.
12. In the photos, you can see that he is tired and emaciated due to the long interrogations.
13. Watts initially pleaded not guilty and didn’t want to take the blame.
14. “It honestly just makes me sick to my stomach because this is something that I would never do. There’s no way I would harm anybody in my family at all. I am telling you the absolute truth,” he said at first.
15. As the hours passed, Watts asked to see his father, Ronnie.
16. It was at that moment that he admitted his guilt in the crime before the stunned gaze of his father.
17. Watts lied to the police typist, who was the first to interview him.
18. He was recently transferred to a high security prison in Colorado, USA.
19. Watts is currently serving five life sentences.
20. He’s been nicknamed “the monster of Denver”.