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The Atkinson Transcripts [#3 of 15]

On the night of August 14, CBI agent Greg Zentner was dispatched to Boulder to interview the most crucial witness in the Watts case. The transcript below is an excerpt from a 72 page document spanning 3223 lines of text.

CrimeRocket is the first to reproduce and analyze this critical transcript in-depth. The entire transcript has been broken down into 15 sections.

The third part includes:

  • Details of Nickole’s calls to Watts, Sandi and the cops
  • Watts arrival at the scenefullscreen capture 20181205 072436

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The audio for the above transcript is available here.

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  1. Carolyn

    This wonderful friend paved a clear path to justice for Shanann, Bella, and CeCe.

  2. Sylvester

    I’m wondering if Chris changed the garage door code over the weekend. Yes, he said it didn’t work, etc., but if Nickole was trying to enter a code and had called Sandi and they were trying multiple number combinations and it didn’t work then isn’t it possible Chris, in anticipation of what he was going to be doing Aug. 12, changed the code or disabled the door opener? He went to the trouble to latch the top front door, why not do something with the garage door code. But with Vivint security, since both Nicolas and Nickole had set off the house alarm, why didn’t we hear it when the police pull up? Even Nicolas said he wondered how the dog stood the sound. It keeps going until you talk to the security system and tell them everything is fine – I guess Chris did that from his phone. He must have thought good thing no one can get in. House locked up as tight.

    I think she’s not thinking “Chris murdered his family” at line 1132, she’s still just worried that Shan’ann was sick over the weekend and upset and not answering her phone – and she’s seen the shoes inside the door and can’t get in. I don’t think at the point of line 1132 she’s thinking murder, because she wants Chris’s help, she just wants him to get home and help her find his wife. And he has to be prompted again, by Cassie before he makes a move to come home. So I think after the first time he was called he didn’t get busy destroying any evidence. I think he just thought about what he should do, was in his head. Then he gets another call from Cassie and he says he’s on his way home so possibly threw away blankets or toys somewhere on that way home because after 8 a.m. that morning he was no longer alone at work. It was smart thinking to latch that front door before he left that morning, and possibly disable his garage code. And funny, he does know his rights when it comes to breaking and entering without permission.

    • nickvdl

      Frank Rzucek said when he stayed there the garage opener was also broken.

  3. Sylvester

    Oh, and I don’t think he took their “blankies” and toys with them as an act of kindness but to stage a narrative that Shan’ann took the kids and left act. Which then has me have mixed feelings over whether the white “favorite” blanket of JonBenet’s was used to lovingly cover and protect the deceased or whether it was used to hide the body away out of sight and delay the observation of her battered body. In both cases blankets were used, but for different reasons.

  4. Carolyn

    So, I’m lying in my “lifer bunk”, just letting my mind wander. Am I pleased that I handled what was causing my problems? Am I pleased “ I finally saw who Shanann was”? Of course I had to dispose of my former life’s parental responsibilities , since Nicole Kessinger wanted HER OWN whatever. Then Nicole Atkinson happened! SHE WRECKED MY LIFE! Now I have all the time in the world to ponder the Nicole, Nick, Nicky effect. Even Nicole Atkinson’s 16 year old son messed with my perfect solution. One thing is certain, I have never made my mommy happier! She has NEVER loved me more.

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