Watts Family Murders
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August 28, 2018 12:15 AM

Shan’ann Watts, her two daughters and her unborn son will be laid to rest on Saturday, more than two weeks after their bodies were found.

The funeral for the slain family members will be held at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Pinehurst, North Carolina, according to the family’s obituary.

The service will also be live-streamed on the Boles Funeral Homes & Crematory Facebook page. The stream will start about 10 minutes before the service.

Shan’ann, 34, disappeared on Aug. 13 following her return home to Colorado from a business trip. After dropping Shan’ann off at her house early Monday morning, her friend called the police after not hearing from Shan’ann again.

Shan’ann and her daughters, Bella, 4, and 3-year-old Celeste were last seen in the Frederick area, where she lived with her husband, Chris.

Chris initially appeared extremely concerned for his wife and children’s safety, but was later charged with five counts of first-degree murder after their bodies were discovered within days after they went missing.

Shan'ann Watts (center) and her daughters
Shanann Watts /Facebook

On Aug. 17, Shan’ann was found in a “shallow grave” on Anadarko Petroleum Corporation’s property, an oil and gas company where Chris had worked before being arrested. She was 15 weeks pregnant.

Bella and Celeste were found in oil tanks near Shan’ann’s body.

Chris was hit with two additional charges because his children were less than 12 years old.

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Shan'ann and Chris Watts
Shanann Watts /Facebook

Shan’ann, Bella and Celeste’s causes of death have yet to be confirmed. However, they are believed to have been killed inside their home.

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Chris claims he murdered his wife after allegedly watching her strangle one of their girls.

Despite having a “storybook” life to her friends, a family friend told PEOPLE that Chris and Shan’ann were having marital problems.

Shan'ann Watts (right) and her daughter
Shanann Watts /Facebook

Shan’ann’s Facebook page proves she and Chris spent much of the summer apart. She and her daughters spent six weeks in North Carolina with her family before returning to Colorado on Aug. 7.

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Shan’ann named her unborn child Nico Lee, according to her brother.

Her family also revealed her battle with lupus in the obituary, and how her diagnosis made her so much more grateful to be a mother.

“She spent every minute thanking God and taking care of her precious gift that the Lord had blessed her with,” the family wrote.

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