A woman who claimed to have had a one-night stand with Chris Watts revealed disturbing details about her encounter to an investigator.
She said the convicted killer seemed to have used her to play out a twisted “rape fantasy,” in an interview with an investigator that was part of a wide-ranging document and video release by the Weld County District Attorney’s Office. The materials detail the case against Watts, who pleaded guilty to murdering his wife Shanann, 34, and daughters Bella, 4, and Celeste, 3.
Despite a violent-sounding encounter, she claimed that nothing about him set off any mental alarms, and that she would have never guessed what he was actually capable of.
Amanda McMahon, who according to her Facebook profile is a barber, said that her tryst with Watts took place in March.
McMahon told investigators she met Watts at a Chick-fil-A parking lot after chatting with him on Tinder for what both sides agreed was a purely physical, no-strings-attached affair.
“He just followed me to my place,” McMahon said, according to footage of the interview obtained by Oxygen.com.
McMahon then said that when the two got physical, Watts was really “rough” and “aggressive,” adding that she had to physically shove Watts off of her at one point. She also said that Watts tried to “stick it in her butt,” and pulled her hair and put his hands around her neck, describing the whole incident as a “rape fantasy.”
Still, McMahon admitted to investigators that “no radars went off or anything” as far as her suspecting Watts of being the kind of person that would murder his entire family.
Now that she knows, she said she keeps doubting what she remembers of the affair considering the circumstances.
“I know it sounds awful, but it just seems unreal that I would know somebody that did that,” McMahon said.
After posting in a Facebook group about Watts, McMahon said she started receiving several messages from people that were harassing her (she claimed to no longer have the messages). Further, she said she found out about Watts’ actions through Facebook; her manager at Supercuts in 2013, Nichole Utoft, was reportedly a good friend of Shanann Watts, and McMahon said she saw Utoft’s post about the murders.
Watts was sentenced last week to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
In addition to murder, Watts also proved himself capable of infidelity; in addition to McMahon, Watts carried on a long-term relationship with his co-worker Nichol Kessinger.
[Photo Credits: Associated Press, Weld County District Attorney's Office]
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