Shanann Watts, 34, 15 weeks pregnant and her two children Bella, 3, and Celeste 4, had been missing since Monday from Frederick, CO, according to Frederick Police Public Information Officer Sgt. Ian Albert.
Police checked on the residence of Watts after a friend called and requested a welfare check for the missing mom.
Shannan Watts worked for Le-Vel, according to her public Facebook page,
Le-Vel, a “health and wellness” company, has posted a message regarding Watts and her two daughters.
“Our hearts are broken for the loss of our dear friend Shanann Watts and her children. Shanann was an amazing woman, mother, friend, and overall person. She lit up every room and was a joy to be around. … Shanann and her children will be dearly missed. We honor them on this sorrowful day.”
Police were not releasing additional information about the incident but believed the public is not at risk, Sgt. Albert said. Police are asking the public to call if they have any tips that could lead to the whereabouts of Chris Watts.
The whereabouts of Shannan and the children is unknown.
Shannan’s brother Fredrick posted on his Facebook page, “I just want to know why….. I just want 30 seconds alone with that heartless psychopath. May Satan have mercy on his soul…”
**UPDATE August 16, 2018,** Chris Watts has been arrested and charged with the murder of Shanann Watts, daughters Bella and Celeste as well as the unborn son (to be named Niko). The missing mom and children have not been found yet.