Chris Watts buried his dead wife Shanann Watts in a shallow two-foot grave next to the oil tanks where he dumped the bodies of his young daughters after he killed them in their home and police released the gruesome crime scene and evidence photos from the shocking case. The 33-year-old Colorado dad confessed to killing his family on August 13, 2018 and then taking them out to a deserted area where he worked to dispose of their bodies. The exhaustive investigation revealed the brutal manner in which he smothered his daughter and strangled his wife. Click through RadarOnline.com’s gallery to see the horrific photos of pregnant Shanann’s dirt grave, the clothing she was wearing, including her bra and thong panties, when she was killed and more sickening photos from the crime scene and of the killer when he met with police.
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Shanann’s blood stained shirt was salvaged by police from the horrific crime scene in Frederick, Colorado two days after she was killed.
Shanann’s body was found wearing “a purpose t-shirt, a pair of blue underwear, and a black bra,” according to authorities.
Pregnant Shanann was wearing a black bra when Chris killed her and dumped her in a shallow dirt grave.
“This is going to be the worst one, smell wise,” a male police officer told a fellow female officer as they logged the sheet into evidence, noting that there was “quite a bit of dirt” inside of the blood-stained sheet. Video obtained by Radar shows a female officer appear sick to her stomach as they draped the sheet in an evidence closet.
The shallow grave of Shannan Watts, 34, and her two precious daughters – Bella, 4, and Celeste, 3, pictured here by police.
Police take a photograph of the field late at night, showcasing how secluded and dark the area is.
Photographs of the vast field where the sickened killer left his helpless family shows several sunflowers growing next to the spot where the two young girls were found.
A cone with an evidence marker is photographed in the area where the bodies were discovered after Chris failed a polygraph and confessed to their murders.
The autopsy conducted on the girls revealed they were both smothered.
Dozens of investigators are captured in a photograph taken by police as they scour the area and log evidence.
Chris posed for photos as police process him after charging him for the murder of his helpless family. Chris was transferred to the ‘close watch unit’ while in jail.
As Radar previously reported, the demented killer was caught by a neighbor’s surveillance camera backing his truck directly in front of his garage and loading it with items – including a red gas container.
The cold-blooded killer showed police the hands he used to strangle his family in the horrific murders that shook the nation.
The eyes of a monster – Colorado killer Chris stared directly into the camera as police photographed him, showing no sign of remorse for the brutal murders.
Authorities caught a major break in the search for the missing family on Aug. 15 when a police drone spotted a lone sheet in the middle of the secluded oil site owned by the psychopath’s workplace, Anadarko Petroleum.
Police swarmed the oil site and discovered that the sheet captured by the drone matched ones confiscated from the Watts master bedroom. Shortly thereafter, they discovered the dead bodies of Shannan Watts and their two beautiful children.
Cops were captured on a drone arriving to the location of where they made the horrific discovery. Chris “smothered” his two daughters and four-year-old Bella “fought back for her life,” according to prosecutors.
The autopsy stated that Shanann’s body was “found unresponsive in an obvious state of death in a shallow grave.” Radar readers know that shortly after Watts was arrested, he spewed a confession to police.
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