Chris Watts texted his mistress ‘I didn’t hurt my family’ after murdering his wife and two children


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Chris Watts, who is serving a life sentence for killing his wife and two children in 2018, texted his mistress after the murders, saying he ‘didn’t hurt my family “, according to a new video posted by the family of Shanann Watts.

The video shows Watts’ mistress, Nichol Kessinger, in an interview with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation dated August 16, 2018.

“If you did something wrong…you will ruin your life…and if you did something wrong…you will ruin my life,” Kessinger reportedly wrote to Chris Watts. “I promise you.”

“I didn’t hurt my Nikki family,” Chris Watts reportedly replied.

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Christopher Watts stands in court for his arraignment hearing at the Weld County Courthouse on August 21, 2018 in Greeley, Colorado. Watts faces nine counts, including multiple counts of first-degree murder of his wife and two young daughters.
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Kessinger told Colorado Bureau of Investigation agents that was the last time she spoke with Chris Watts.

Chris Watts strangled his wife, who was 15 weeks pregnant at the time, on August 13, 2018, then took her body to the oil company he worked for, where prosecutors said he buried her with her two children, Bella, 4, and Celeste, 3.

Authorities believe Chris Watts killed his family because of an affair. Shanann Watts told Chris he wouldn’t be able to see their kids again after he said their marriage was over, then he strangled her in their bed.

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Nichol Kessinger said Chris Watts told him he was completing divorce proceedings with his wife and a month into their relationship told her the divorce was final. She reportedly asked to change her name on the underworld of a Netflix documentary detailing the events that led to Watts murdering her family.

Nichol Kessinger said Chris Watts told him he was completing divorce proceedings with his wife and a month into their relationship told her the divorce was final. She reportedly asked to change her name on the underworld of a Netflix documentary detailing the events that led to Watts murdering her family.
(Photo by RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via Getty Images)

During the police interview, just three days after Chris Watts killed his family, Kessinger said he had no wedding ring when the two met, and did not reveal that he was in a relationship, and said she didn’t see anything about the way he talked about his family.

“It was nothing out of the ordinary or anything that would scare me,” Kessinger said. “Even to this day, even after everything I’ve found out, I’m still watching this, and I don’t see any red lights on how he talked about his family.”

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Watts' home in Frederick, Colorado will be sold to the highest bidder in April.

Watts’ home in Frederick, Colorado will be sold to the highest bidder in April.
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Chris Watts and Kessinger met at work, the Anadarko Petroleum Corporation.

In 2018, the Daily Mail reported that Kessinger had requested a name change in Jefferson County, Colorado, following the release of a Netflix documentary about the events leading up to Chris Watts’ arrest.

Fox News’ Louis Casiano and David Aaro contributed to this report


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