The murder of by Shanann Watts, Bella, and Celeste by Chris Watts. Psychic prediction by Brian Ladd did Chris really murder his family?
Authorities say bodies believed to be a pregnant woman and her two young children were found on the property of one of Colorado's largest oil and gas drillers where her husband used to work. John Camper, director of the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, told reporters Thursday that investigators found Shanann Watts' body and were trying to recover what they believe are the bodies of 4-year-old Bella and 3-year-old Celeste from Anadarko Petroleum Corp. property.
Shanann Watts' husband, Chris Watts, was arrested Wednesday in connection to the case. He is facing three charges each of first-degree murder and tampering with evidence, CBS Denver reported.
Prosecutors said at a hearing Thursday that they believe the three were killed inside the family's home, reports the Denver Channel. Chris Watts appeared in Weld County Court handcuffed and wearing an orange prison jumpsuit. His next appearance was set for Tuesday at 10 a.m., CBS Denver's Dillon Thomas reports via Twitter.
Chris Watts' paystubs show he was working for Anadarko in 2015. Company spokeswoman Jennifer Brice said he's no longer employed there. She declined to provide any other information, citing the active investigation and said the company is heartbroken and supporting investigators.
Beach said he talked to her a couple of times about her daughters and life in Colorado. He said "she didn't give me an indication that there was anything wrong. She seemed pretty happy."
He said he knew her parents well and had known Shanann since she was a teenager. Beach said she was a nice person with two lovely children, both of whom he had seen on the recent visit.
He said he hasn't spoken to her parents since the tragedy, but a neighbor told him they flew to Colorado.