The case that captivated America is about to get Netflix treatment.
On Wednesday, September 16, the streaming service released a brand new trailer for American Murder: The Family Next Door. The documentary takes a look inside the marriage of Shanann Watts is Chris Watts as well as the triple homicide case that made national news.
Told entirely through archival footage that includes social media posts, law enforcement recordings, text messages and never-before-seen home videos, American murder he will also remind followers that Chris is not the man he appeared to be before he confessed to killing his wife.
“I just want you to know a little bit of my story,” Shanann said in an old Facebook video shown in the trailer. “I went through one of the darkest times of my life and then I met Chris and it̵
Later in the preview, an audio recording plays of a friend who called the police after asking why Shanann couldn’t be reached.