In a new Netflix documentary trailer, the smiling wife of killer Chris Watt fills an oil tank with the bodies of little girls who killed her and their two daughters, 4 and 3, before talking about their happy family life in the home video footage.
“I went through one of the darkest moments of my life, and then I met Chris, and he’s the best thing that has ever happened to me,” Shannon Watts told the camera in the footage he had never seen before.
Chris Watts strangled his pregnant wife, 34, and killed her and their youngest son, Nico, in bed in August 2018 at their home in Frederick, Colorado.
He then drove their daughters, Bella, 4, and Celeste, 3 – their mother’s body in a car – to a remote oil field. The New York Yankees who worked there used a blanket to pour their bodies into an oil tank.
The new Netflix documentary ‘American Murder: Family Next Door’, which airs from September 30, will investigate horrific murders, including the perfect family life that led to the crimes, and the murder of the killer’s wife to convince police. Children.
In a new Netflix documentary trailer, the smiling wife of killer Chris Watt fills an oil tank with the bodies of little girls who killed her and their two daughters, 4 and 3, before talking about their happy family life in the home video footage. Chris Watts’ wife Shannon filmed before killing his daughters Celeste and Bella
The trailer for the Troll Crime show, directed by Jenny Popplewell and Oscar-winning executive producer James Marsh, has been dropped by the online streaming giant.
Netflix says it will bring the show ‘Raw, First Hand Footage’ together and examine ‘the disappearance of Shannon Watts and her children and the horrific events that followed’.
The trailer begins with home doorbell footage showing Shannon returning to the family home the night before her cheating husband was strangled to death.
Shannon’s friend Nicole says in the 911 call footage ‘I’m worried about a friend’.
“I left her at her house at 2am yesterday and I never heard of her being caught this morning,” she told the 911 dispatcher.
‘I went to her house and her car was there. She does not answer phone calls or text messages. ‘
The murderer reveals the length of time he has kept himself away from the disappearance of his family before confessing to the heinous crimes.
It reveals that Chris sent a text message to his dead wife: ‘Can you call me?’ After he strangled her and threw her at work.
Footage shows Chris trying to trick law enforcement into missing his wife and taking his children with him.
“I went through one of the darkest moments of my life, and then I met Chris, and he’s the best thing that ever happened to me,” Shannon Watts talks to the camera in the Chilling footage of the Netflix trailer about her happy family life Her husband killed her
Chris Watts strangled his pregnant wife, 34, and killed her and their youngest son, Nico, in August 2018 in bed at their home in Frederick, Colorado.
The new documentary will examine the horrific murders, including the perfect family life that led to the crimes, and the killer’s attempts to convince the police that his wife and children fled.
‘No note or anything?’ Someone asks him because he and others seem to be looking for a family home.
‘No,’ Chris replies.
‘I don’t know what to do now,’ Chris plays the related husband in another clip.
During a police interview, he continues his facial expression: ‘Do I think this is the cause? Did I feel like she should go? ‘
New Netflix documentary ‘American Murder: The Family Next Door’ airs on September 30
The show can be seen as a perfectly happy family life featuring smiling photos of young family and archive footage of children lighting candles ing on birthday cakes.
In a home video in the trailer, Chris is seen as a picture of a dotting father playing with little Bella and Celeste and their toys.
In another, Shannon tells the camera she wants to tell her husband the ‘story’ of how ‘the best thing that ever happened to me’.
‘Hey guys, my name is Shannon. I want you to know a little bit about my story, ‘she smiled at the camera.
Her voice is heard later: ‘I did everything in my heart to make my family life better.’
Couples’ wedding photos are also played across the screen.
However, the show reveals that there is a problem below the happy picture on the surface.
Shannon scoffs at her husband for abusing and denying her when he hears Chris’ voice saying, “My mother never thought it would be enough.”
Moments from the police interview room show Chris being questioned by officers.
Footage shows the moment the net was closed on the fallen killer.
‘There’s only one person in this room who knows what the truth is,’ a detective tells him. ‘In about five minutes, there will be two of us.’
Shannon talks about their happy family life in home video footage before the murder
Footage shows the moment the net was closed on the fallen killer. ‘There’s only one person in this room who knows what the truth is,’ a detective tells him. ‘In about five minutes, there will be two of us’
Chris was sentenced to five years in prison and was sent to the Dodge Correctional Institution in Wisconsin and Pune in November 2018 after pleading guilty to murder.
After spending time in prison, he realized that he had been in a relationship with a colleague for two months and was planning a new life with her.
In the jailhouse confession, Shannon revealed how he strangled himself four minutes after learning of his relationship. He said he would never see his children again.
After being strangled, the killer Bella came into the room and asked her mother what was wrong.
Chris then dragged Shannon’s lifeless body up the stairs, and Celeste woke up and ran around the house.
He put Shannon in their truck and put his two girls in the vehicle with their mother’s body.
The killer took the girls to his workplace, where he smoked Celeste with a New York Yankees blanket and threw the body into an oil tank.
He filled the tank with her body in the same way he had killed Bella.
Chris later buried Shannon and their young son in a shallow grave.
Chris told his family that his wife had left him with his children.
He later pleaded guilty to three counts of first-degree murder, one count of illegally terminating a pregnancy, and three counts of human death in November 2018.