Husband arrested in missing family case

Husband arrested in missing family case in Colorado.

Posted: Aug 16, 2018 5:21 AM

FREDERICK, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say the husband of a missing family in Colorado has been arrested in connection with the case.

The Frederick Police Department said officers had made an arrest in connection to the case involving 34-year-old Shanann Watts and her two daughters, Bella and Celeste.

The police said on Twitter that Chris Watts was taken into custody and will be held at the Weld County Jail. He has not yet been charged.

The FBI and Colorado Bureau of Investigation are working with local authorities in the case.

Authorities did not release any information on the whereabouts or conditions of the missing wife or daughters.

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