Authorities on Thursday discovered three bodies they believe to be a missing Colorado woman and her two young daughters, officials said. Police are working to confirm their identities.
Shanann Watts, who was 15 weeks pregnant, was reported missing Monday along with her two daughters, Bella, 3, and Celeste, 4. Her husband, Chris Watts, was taken into custody Wednesday night and is being held in the Weld County Jail, north of Denver, the Frederick Police Department said in a statement.
"At this point we have been able to recover a body that we're quite certain is Shanann Watts' body," Colorado Bureau of Investigation Director John Camper told reporters Thursday.
The same day, Frederick Police said they believed they found the bodies of Bella and Celeste.
"High ranking sources" told The Denver Channel that the bodies of Chris Watts’ daughters were found inside oil and gas tanks that “were mostly full." The sources said the bodies were …