Netflix has become one of the topmost platforms for crime based cinema and it will continue its streak with American Murder: The Family Next Door. the documentary of Chriss Watts’s case, and the series of events that made him kill his pregnant wife and children in the year 2018.
According to news American Murder will consist of original records that include police recordings, social media posts, text messages, and never before seen home videos. it will also account for the watts wife, Shannan who suspected that he may not be the wholesome family man that he claims of.
American Murder: The Family Next Door Release Date
The basis of American murder is as follows:
”Shannan watts and her two young daughters went missing in Fredrick, Colorado. As of details, their death has made headlines all across the world. after all this time, it is clear that her husband Chris Watts was not the man he pretended to be. experience an indulging disintegration of a marriage.Only on Netflix September 30.”
the trailer for this documentary provides enough glimpse of Chris and Shannan’s marriage life. it highlights a fragment of an old Facebook post where Shannan urged her need for companionship.
I just want you to know a little bit about my story, she stated. ”I went to one of the darkest times of my life and then I met Chris and he’s the best thing that has ever happened to me.”
The Unseen Footage
The trailer subjects the footage of Chris Watts interrogation by the Colorado police. ” there’s only one person in the room who knows the truth” statement of one of the detectives. Watts initially preached that Shannan has killed their children, but later renounced his statement when true evidence came to light.
In one of his investigations, watts told investigators that he did not intend to murder his family, and his actions were unstoppable when Shannan threatened him for divorce.
”it’s like she really wanted a divorce and just didn’t want to fix it and put it on the counter” he told the police.
I had no idea what was going to happen, I don’t even know how was acting like normal to people that were around me were his words.
Conclusion Of American Murder: The Family Next Door
Watts will not be involved in the documentary. he was sentenced with five life sentences without the probability of parole with three sentences serving consecutively.
American murder is not the first time watts story has been put onscreen. earlier his case was taken into account in Chris watts: confession of a killer which received mixed reviews and in tv special beyond the headlines: the watts family tragedy.