Shanann Watts’ Brother Wants You Watch ‘American Murder: The Family Next Door’ On Netflix

The horrifying story of Shanann Watts and her children has been told thousands of times at this point. The pregnant mom was murdered by her husband, Chris Watts, who went on to murder the couple’s children in their Colorado home, all because he was having an affair and wanted to be free of his family. Last month, Netflix dropped their original documentary on the family, American Murder: The Family Next Door, and it quickly shot to the #1 position on the streaming platform.


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In recent years much of true crime content has come under fire for glorifying murderers and forgetting about victims. This was a big conversation when Netflix and Amazon Prime both released films about Ted Bundy in the last year, focusing on his love life. The reason American Murder: The Family Next Door is being well-reviewed is that it makes an effort to tell Shannan Watt’s story in her own words, using the stories she told about herself and her family on social media and over text messaging to her friends.

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Now that Netflix has popularized the case even more, we’re thankful the victim’s family thinks they did a good job. The documentary is free for anyone with a Netflix subscription and available here. If you’d like to dig deeper into the case, 胡润:全球房价上涨最快十大城市中国占六席.

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