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Part two of Dr. Phil special on Watts family murder to air Monday

Posted at 2:23 PM, Mar 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-10 16:23:35-04

We’re expecting to learn more information about Chris Watts’ confession after part two of Dr. Phil’s special airs Monday afternoon.

The episode is set to air at 4 p.m. Mountain time on KOAA 5 in southern Colorado. Click here for channel listings and more information about how to watch.

A release from the Dr. Phil show said the episode will reveal information about Watts’ full confession and new details about the murder of his wife Shanann, and his daughters Bella and Celeste.

Dr. Phil will interview Shanann’s parents as well as the Rzucek family lawyers about a confession Watts made to the Colorado Bureau of Investigation on Feb. 18.

Monday’s episode is part two of a two-episode special on the Watts family murder. The first episode aired Tuesday, March 5th.

Watts pleaded guilty last November to the murders of his pregnant wife Shanann Watts, and their two daughters, Bella Watts and Celeste Watts.

As part of his deal with prosecutors, Watts avoided the death penalty and was sentenced to life in prison without parole. He was transferred to the Dodge County Correctional Institute in Wisconsin for his own protection.

The husband and father was arrested the day after coming forward to the media asking for the safe return of his family, claiming he had no idea where they were. He later tried telling police he killed his wife when he caught her choking one of their daughters.

Prosecutors say Watts was having an extramarital affair, and believe he was trying to get away from married life. However, Watts has never told anyone why he committed the murders. We’ll likely learn more in part two of the interview airing on Dr. Phil.


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