Media requests regarding Christopher Watts

Pursuant to the provisions of U.S. and Colorado constitutions and Colorado statutes, the Colorado State Public Defender has been appointed to represent Christopher Watts on the charges pending against him in Weld County Colorado.

It is the policy and practice of the Office of the State Public Defender that attorneys and other professionals appointed to represent an individual charged with a criminal offense do not comment, publicly or off the record, on the pending criminal case. By statute, the Office is required to comply with the Colorado Rules of Professional Conduct and the American Bar Association standards relating to the administration of criminal justice.