Colorado has no fetal homicide law; Shanann Watts case reignites debate
DENVER -- After a Frederick man was arrested on murder charges after the disappearance of his pregnant wife and two daughters, a debate has reignited about Colorado's laws regarding the killing of a fetus. Christopher Watts was arrested on Wednesday night. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation said the body that is believed to be that of his wife, 34-year-old Shanann Watts, was found on the property owned by Anadarko Petroleum, where Watts worked.