Beyond the Headlines: The Watts Family Tragedy
In the documentary ‘Beyond the Headlines: The Watts Family Tragedy,’ Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) agent Tammy Lee described what it was like to administer a polygraph test to infamous murderer Chris Watts. The savagery and callousness displayed in the Watts family killings stunned the nation.
Chris Watts, a Colorado husband and father of two, strangled his wife Shan’ann Watts and their two children, four-year-old Bella and three-year-old Celeste on August 13, 2018. Watts, who is presently serving five life sentences without parole for the murders, then hid their remains in oil tanks and a temporary grave near his workplace.
There have been several other documentaries and television programs that cover the case of Chris Watts. Chris Watts is a Colorado man who gained notoriety for the murders of his pregnant wife, Shanann Watts, and their two young daughters, Bella and Celeste, in August 2018. He later pleaded guilty to the murders.
One notable documentary that received widespread attention is the Netflix documentary titled “American Murder: The Family Next Door.” This documentary, released in September 2020, primarily consists of archival footage, social media posts, and law enforcement recordings to provide an intimate and disturbing look at the case. It focuses on the events leading up to the murders and their aftermath, as well as the investigation into the crimes.