Man gets life in prison for killing wife from N.J. and their 2 children

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Christopher Watts killed his wife Shanann Watts and daughters, 4-year-old Bella and 3-year-old Celeste, inside their suburban Denver home Watch video

A Colorado man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing his pregnant wife and their two young daughters.

Christopher Watts was sentenced Monday, nearly two weeks after pleading guilty to avoid the death penalty. Prosecutors have said Shanann Watts’ family consented to the plea deal.

Shanann Watts listed herself on social media as being from Passaic and public records show she previously lived in New Jersey with relatives from Clifton.

He also pleaded guilty to unlawful