Chris Watts and his wife, Shan & #; at Watts, seemed to live a comfortable life in Frederick, Colorado, a northern suburb of Denver.
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The couple, who married in 2012 and moved from North Carolina, was often out there with their two small daughters, the 4-year-old Bella and 3-year-olds, Celeste saw, and they were expecting a third child, a boy named Nico.
Most neighbors say they have no indication that something is wrong – although no one is sure what to believe in the 2825 Saratoga Trail family given the violence three weeks ago.
"I do not know what life was like in this house, but there were no red flags whatsoever that the girls were afraid of their parents," a neighbor tells People in this week's issue, which tracks the investigation into the middle Shan's August murders, then 15 weeks pregnant, and he (19659006) While Chris, 33, has allegedly admitted killing the 34-year-old Shan & # 39;; ann, according to police documents reviewed by PEOPLE he claimed not to be responsible for the other deaths. 19659007] Instead, he allegedly said, he was driven into "rage" after catching Shannon when he strangled Celeste when he announced he was about to break up. He said he also saw Bella, "blue" and seemingly lifeless, on her bed.
According to the neighbor, "Bella and Celeste" really did not seem to have the slightest fear of her father. "On the contrary, [they] greeted him with hugs and kisses and he knelt down happily and gave them kisses and then Shan & # 39;; it was just what you expect from a happy family."
But At least one observer noticed something that was wrong in the relationship of the couple.
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