DODGE COUNTY, Wis. (WITI/CNN) -- Chris Watts, the Colorado man who killed his pregnant wife and two children, has been moved to a prison in Wisconsin. Watts, who is serving multiple life sentences, arrived at the Dodge Correctional Institution last week and will most likely be moved to another Wisconsin facility.
A spokesperson for the Colorado Department of Corrections says Watts was moved for safety reasons. Online records show he is now in the Wisconsin Department of Corrections.
“He has been moved out of Colorado for security concerns due to him being a high profile offender,” Mark Fairbairn, a Department of Corrections spokesman said. “I cannot tell you where but can tell you the victims’ family and district have been notified of his location.”
Watts pleaded guilty last month in a Colorado court to first-degree murder and other charges in the death of his wife and young daughters. He was sentenced to five life sentences with no possibility of parole.
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