The trailer of a new Netflix documentary shows the smiling wife of killer Chris Watt talking about their happy family life and the bodies of little girls in home video footage before the murder of her and their two daughters, 4 and 3 Has been filled into an oil tank.
‘I went through one of the darkest times of my life and then I met Chris and that’s the best thing that has ever happened to me,’ Shannon Watts tells the camera in Chilling, never before seen footage is.
Chris Watts strangled his pregnant wife, 34, to murder her and her unborn son Nico at their home in Frederick, Colorado, in August 2018, when she spoke to him about his affair with a coworker .
He then took his daughters Bella, 4, and Celeste, 3, in the car with their mother’s corpse – to a remote oil field, where they worked and before squeezing their bodies in an oil tank with a New York Yankee blanket Anointed him.
A new Netflix documentary ‘American Murder: The Family Next Door’ will look into the apparent murders airing from September 30, including the apparent family life that leads to crimes and the attempts by murderers to convince their wife of their The children had eloped with the wife.
The trailer of a new Netflix documentary shows the smiling wife of killer Chris Watt talking about their happy family life and the bodies of little girls in home video footage before the murder of her and their two daughters, 4 and 3 Has been filled into an oil tank. He was murdered before portraying Chris Watts with his wife Shannon and daughters Celeste and Bella
The online streaming giant dropped a trailer for the True-Crime show, directed by Jenny Poppwell and Oscar-winning executive producer James Marsh.
Netflix says the show will investigate ‘show raw, firsthand footage’ and the disappearance of Shanan Watts and her children and the horrific events that followed.
The trailer begins with home doorbell footage showing Shannan coming back to the family’s house at night, when her husband is betrayed and murdered.
A 911 call made by Shannon’s friend Nicole said on the footage with the woman that she was ‘worried about a friend of mine’.
The 911 dispatcher states, “I dropped her at her house at two o’clock last night and I didn’t hear her able to catch her this morning.”
‘I’ve been to her house and her car there. She will not answer phone calls, she will not answer text messages. ‘
The trailer goes on to reveal the lengths the murderers went through to distance themselves before their family went missing.
It is revealed that Chris read a text message to his dead wife: ‘Can you call me?’ After some time he strangled her and threw her body at her place of work.
The footage shows how Chris attempted to cheat law enforcement that his wife went missing and took his children with him.
‘I went through one of the darkest times of my life and then I met Chris and that’s the best thing that has ever happened to me,’ Shannon Watts chilling footage in the Netflix trailer of her happy family Told about life. Her husband murdered her
Chris Watt killed his 34-year-old wife in August 2018 by killing her and his unborn son Nico on their bed in their home in Frederick, Colorado.
The new documentary will focus on explicit murders including a clear-cut family life that led to the crimes and attempts to explain the killer and his wife had fled with their children
‘Was it a note or nothing?’ Someone asks him as he and the others search the family home.
‘No,’ Chris replies.
‘I don’t know what to do right now,’ Chris says in another clip where he plays the role of a concerned husband.
During a police interview, he said ‘Why do I do this? Did I make her feel like she needed to leave? ‘
New Netflix documentary ‘American Murder: The Family Next Door’ will air on September 30
The show featured an entire happy family life with smiling photographs of young families and footage of a collection of children blowing candles on birthday cakes.
In a home video in the trailer, Chris appears as an image of little Bella and Celeste and their father playing with their toys.
In another, Shannon tells the camera that she wants to tell her her story about how her husband was ‘the best thing for me’.
Hey guys, my name is Shanan. I want you to know my story a little, ”she says smiling on camera.
His voice is later heard saying: ‘I have done everything in my heart to improve the life of my family’.
Footage of the couple’s wedding day also keeps on screen.
However, the show suggests that there was trouble beneath the happy image on the surface.
Chris’s voice is heard saying ‘My mother never thought she was good enough’ while Shanno jokingly said that she ‘tortured’ and ‘rejected’ her husband.
Chris is being questioned by officers in the police interview room moments.
The footage shows the moment the killer is gunned down.
‘There is only one person in this room who knows what the truth is,’ a detective tells him. ‘In about five minutes, two of us are about to happen.’
Shannon talks about her happy family life in home video footage before the murders
The footage shows the moment the killer is gunned down. ‘There is only one person in this room who knows what the truth is,’ a detective tells him. ‘In about five minutes, two of us are about to happen’
Chris received five life sentences and was sent to the Dodge Correctional Society of Wapun, Wisconsin in November 2018 after confessing to the murders.
After he goes to jail, it is revealed that he was having a love affair with his colleague for two months and that he had planned a new life with her.
He reveals in a jail confession how he strangled Shannon in about four minutes after finding out about his affair and told him that he would never see his children again.
After strangling her, the killer said that Bella came into the room and asked what was wrong with her mother.
Chris then drags Shannon’s lifeless body down the stairs and Celeste also wakes up and runs around the house.
He tied Shannon in his truck and placed two of his girls in the vehicle along with his mother’s body.
The killer took the girls to their work site, where they bathed Celeste with a New York Yankee blanket and threw her body into an oil tank while Bella watched.
He then killed Bella, similarly filling her body in the tank.
Chris then buried Shannon and his unborn son in a shallow grave.
Chris expressed concern for his family, saying that his wife would have taken his children and left him.
He later pleaded guilty and confessed to five counts of first-degree murder, one count of unlawful termination of pregnancy and three counts of tampering with a dead human body in November 2018.