Killer Dad Chris Watts, Who Murdered Daughters and Pregnant Wife, is Now Writing to Female Pen Pals and Working as a Custodian in Prison: Report

Family killer Chris Watts is spending his days inside a Wisconsin maximum-security prison writing to female pen pals and working as a custodian, the New York Post reports.

He has also has allegedly continued to practice religion after he “found God” following the slayings.

The 38-year-old pleaded guilty in 2018 to murdering his pregnant wife, Shanann, and their daughters, 4-year-old Bella and 3-year-old Celeste, in August of that year in Colorado, where they lived. He was sentenced to life sentence in prison without the possibility of parole and was moved to the Wisconsin facility for security reasons.

Authorities alleged that Watts strangled Shanann at their home and then drove her body to a worksite, where he killed his daughters. He buried Shanann in a shallow grave and dumped the girls’ bodies inside oil storage tanks.

Watts was having an affair at the time.

Now, five years after the murders, Watts is said to keep mostly to himself at the Dodge Correctional Institute in Waupun, Wisconsin, according to the Post.

The newspaper says Watts writes regularly to females who correspond with him, in addition to working his job as a custodian.

Watts reportedly has developed a friendship with fellow inmate Dylan Tallman, who claims Watts is innocent, according to Inside Edition. The men published a prayer book in 2021 called “Revelation in the Reckoning.”

“My past is a blueprint and the devil the architect. While I watch his fallen ones build stone upon stone every day I see these walls as insurmountable, a barrier that blocks me from enjoying your love, your peace, and of your joy, oh Lord,” one prayer states in the book, according to the Post.

Watts also alleges that he can speak to his family through prayer, according to a 2020 report from the Wisconsin Department of Corrections.

“He just wants to start the healing process right now if that’s even possible for him,” the report states. “In regards to his feelings towards the victims, he just kind of renewed his faith and talks to the victims through prayer.

“The victims are his family.”

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Featured Image: File – In this Aug. 21, 2018 file photo, Christopher Watts is in court for his arraignment hearing at the Weld County Courthouse in Greeley, Colo. (RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via AP, Pool, File)