The Weld County District Court judge handling the Christopher Watts case has ordered the prosecution to provide autopsy reports to Watts’ defense attorneys by Tuesday after they defendant the prosecution of withholding evidence.

Judge Marcelo Kopcow besides denied the defense’s motion for a protective order that would forbid the Weld County Sheriff’s Office from revealing information about confidential jail visits.

District lawyer Michael Rourke on Sept. 17 filed a motion requesting the court allow the medical examiner to deny public records requests for the autopsies of 34-year-old Shanann Watts and her two daughters, 4-year-old Bella and 3-year-old Celeste, on the grounds that those reports will be critical pieces of evidence at trial and could taint witnesses or future jurors.

Christopher Watts, 33, is defendant of killing all three in August and then disposing of the bodies on property closely-held by the Anadarko crude oil Co., where he worked as an operator.

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He is charged with five counts of first-degree murder, one count of first-degree unlawful termination of gestation and three counts of meddling with a deceased human body.

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