After claiming his wife and daughters were missing, a Colorado man has been charged with their murder. Tonight, the bodies of his wife and two daughters may have all been recovered.
The body of 34-year-old Shanann Watts was found on property owned by Anadarko Petroleum, one of the state's largest oil and gas drillers, where Christopher Watts used to work, police said.
Police are now reporting they have found the bodies of the two daughters.
JUST IN: Authorities in Colorado say they have "strong reason to believe" that they have located the bodies of Bella and Celeste Watts. The girls’ father is facing charges in connection with the killing of his pregnant wife and two young daughters. https://t.co/3PeMtO0jmC pic.twitter.com/GwUQKXvFiY— ABC News (@ABC) August 17, 2018
#ShanannWattsInvestigation Update 1 of 3: In the late afternoon hours, evidence technicians from both Colorado Bureau of Investigation and Frederick Police Dept. located two bodies whom police have strong reason to believe are Bella and Celeste Watts, daughters of Shanann Watts.— Town of Frederick (@TownofFrederick) August 17, 2018
#ShanannWattsInvestigation Update 2 of 3: While we will not disclose the location as to where these bodies were located, police can say that they were found in close proximity to the other body whom officers strongly believe is Shanann’s.— Town of Frederick (@TownofFrederick) August 17, 2018
#ShanannWattsInvestigation Update 3 of 3: The Frederick Police Department and CBI will not answer any questions and ask that all media inquiries be referred to the Weld County District Attorney’s Office.— Town of Frederick (@TownofFrederick) August 17, 2018