Netflix’s true-crime documentary American Murder: The Family Next Door lauched on Netflix September 30. you’ve never seen —The Watts Family Tragedy. At the center of the film is Watts’ husband, Chris, the prime suspect.
Shanann Watts and her two young daughters went missing in Frederick, Colorado. As details of their deaths made headlines worldwide, it became clear that Shanann’s husband, Chris Watts, wasn’t the man he appeared to be. Experience a gripping and immersive examination of the disintegration of a marriage.
The Netflix synopsis for the documentary reads: “Using raw, firsthand footage, this documentary examines the disappearance of Shanann Watts and her children, and the terrible events that followed.”
Director Jenny Popplewell‘s film consists almost entirely of this footage, as well as Watts’ own text messages and video of police interrogations.