A Colorado man accused of killing his pregnant wife and two daughters back in August pleaded guilty to nine counts today.
The charges against Christopher Watts include five counts of first-degree murder , one count of unlawful termination of pregnancy and three counts of tampering with a human body.
Prosecutors announced today, they will respect the wishes of the victims' family and not pursue the death penalty.
Investigators say the 33-year-old admitted to killing his wife Shanann, but said he strangled her in a "rage" after he said he discovered she killed their two daughters. Prosecutors say Watts lied to cover up his involvement in all four murders.
Prosecutors say they have a partial motive in the case, but say they won't comment until after the sentencing.
A sentencing date is set for Nov 19th.