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Colorado ‘wife killer’ Christopher Watts gets three consecutive life sentences for smothering and strangling pregnant wife, two young daughters and disposing of the bodies

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Colorado domestic killer gets three consecutive life sentences for smothering and strangling pregnant wife, two young daughters and disposing of the bodies in August
Christopher Watts who went on TV to plead for the safety of his family after he’d secretly murdered them, will not be eligible for parole, ever
Weld County District Judge Marcelo Kopcow said before handing out the sentences – “I could objectively say this is perhaps the most inhumane and vicious crime I have handled out of the thousands of cases I have seen”
Prosecutor revealed for the first time that Watts strangled his wife and smothered the two children
Watts was also sentenced to 48 years for the murder of his unborn child, named Nico, plus a further 12 years for evidence tampering
Prosecutors sought approval from Shanann’s family before agreeing to the plea deal which removed the death penalty from consideration for Chris Watts
Christopher Watts 1.jpegChristopher Watts sits in court for his sentencing hearing at the Weld County Courthouse on Monday. He bagged three consecutive life sentences for his triple-homicide

A Colorado man who pleaded guilty to killing his pregnant wife and their two young daughters will die in prison. Christopher Watts  was hit with three consecutive life sentences on Monday, and will not be eligible for parole.
“I could objectively say this is perhaps the most inhumane and vicious crime I have handled out of the thousands of cases I have seen,” Weld County District Judge Marcelo Kopcow said before handing out the sentences.

In court Monday, District Attorney Rourke revealed for the first time that Watts strangled his wife and smothered the two children, in August. He buried the bodies in an energy company’s facility, then went on TV to launch an emotional appeal for their safe return. Related: Colorado dad, Christopher Watts, reportedly, confesses to killing pregnant wife, two daughters after pleading for their safe return days earlier
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In addition to the three life terms, Watts was also sentenced to 48 years for the murder of his wife’s unborn child, which was named Nico. He was also given 12-year sentences for evidence tampering charges.

Prosecutors gained approval from the family of Shanann Watts before agreeing to the plea deal with husband Christopher following the horrific crimes that he committed in August. The deal removed the death penalty from consideration.

Christopher Watts, Shannan, Bella and Celeste Watts 6Chris Watts [right], with the family he is convicted of killing in a horrifying case of triple domestic homicide four months ago\

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Shanann Watts with daughters Bella and Celeste 5.jpegMemorial for Shanann Watts and her daughters Bella and Celeste, all killed by their husband and father, Chris Watts

Christopher Watts, who lived with his family in Frederick, pleaded guilty earlier this month to three counts of murder, two counts of murdering a child, one count of unlawful termination of a pregnancy and three counts of tampering with a deceased human body.

The bodies of 4-year-old Bella and 3-year-old Celeste were found submerged in an oil tank, and Shanann Watts’ body was found buried nearby in a shallow grave.

Shanann’s father Frank Rzucek called Watts a “heartless monster” during Monday’s sentencing hearing.

“I trusted you to take care of them, not kill them,” Rzucek said. “And then you take them out like trash. You disgust me.

“You will never take the love they had for me.”

Sandra Onorati Rzucek 1.jpegSandra Onorati Rzucek, the mother of Shanann Watts, reads a statement on Monday.

Watts did not speak during the hearing, but one of his lawyers said he was “sincerely sorry.”

He was arrested for the murders after repeatedly going on TV to plead for the safe return of the family members, who had been missing for several days. He would later admit to killing Shanann Watts in a “rage,” but claimed his wife had killed their young children.

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“I don’t expect he will ever tell the truth about what happened, or why,” Rourke said during Monday’s hearing. “The defendant coldly, and deliberately, ended four lives.”

Investigators found that Christopher Watts was having an affair with a co-worker, but he denied that before he was arrested.

Autopsy reports of the victims will be released after the sentencing.

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