More than two weeks after their bodies were found near an oil factory in Colorado, Shanann Watts and her two small daughters were laid to rest on Saturday morning.
Colorado's pregnant mother, 34, and her two children, 4-year-old Bella and 3-year-old Celeste, gathered to mourn their funeral in Shanann's home state of North Carolina.
"Shanann was a woman of love, she loved God, she loved her family and she loved her friends," said the pastor at the funeral, according to Fox 31. He also said of the two young girls that they were full with Life and joy "and shared it with those they met." The wife's husband, 33-year-old Christopher Watts, was indicted for killing last month, although in interviews with television stations shortly before his death, his family's missing arrest
The authorities soon discovered that Watts was actively involved in an extra-marital relationship with an employee, which he initially denied.
Watts finally told the police that he killed his wife after he found out that Shannan had strangled the girls' separation. He told the authorities that he had buried Shanann's body near two oil tanks and dumped Bella and Celeste in the oil tanks.
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Watts was charged with nine crimes, including three charges of first-degree murder.
District Attorney Weld also accused Watts of two charges of murdering a child, bringing charges of unlawful termination of pregnancy, and three cases of manipulating a deceased human body.
He has not filed a lawsuit for murder and other crimes and is being held without bail.
Fox News & # 39; Nicole Darrah and The Associated Press have contributed to this report.