Richard Kirk

Doctor: Man Accused Of Killing Wife Was Delirious From PotA Colorado man accused of killing his wife after eating marijuana-infused candy he bought at a legal pot shop was experiencing psychotic-like symptoms due to the drug, a doctor wrote in recently filed court documents.
Lawyers Say Man Who Allegedly Shot Wife While On Pot Edibles Was InsaneRichard Kirk, 48, has changed his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity in the death of his wife.
Murder Suspect Changes Plea To Not Guilty By Reason Of InsanityA Denver man accused of eating marijuana-infused candy he bought at a legal pot shop and then killing his wife while she described her husband's erratic behavior on a 911 call has changed his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity.
Cellphone Records Allowed In Case Of Man Accused Of Murdering Wife After Eating Marijuana EdiblesEvidence was presented to a judge on Friday in preparation for the trial of a man who has been accused of murdering his wife after eating marijuana edibles, including cellphone records between the accused and the victim.
Man Accused Of Killing Wife After Eating Pot Candy To Face Motions HearingA man charged with killing his wife while high on marijuana candy will be in court Thursday for a motions hearing.
Marijuana Intoxication Blamed In More Deaths, InjuriesAnother death in Colorado has been listed as having "marijuana intoxication" as a factor, according to a CBS4 investigation.
Marijuana Edibles Blamed For Keystone DeathThe family of an Oklahoma man who shot himself Saturday night in Keystone is blaming his suicide on his ingestion of edible marijuana candies.
Marijuana Related Defense Possible For Man Accused Of Killing Wife After Ingesting EdibleThere has been no denying that Richard Kirk fired the shot that killed his wife, but he had eaten part of a marijuana laced cookie, and his lawyer may very well argue he was not responsible for his actions.
Man Pleads Not Guilty To Killing Wife After Eating Pot CandyA Denver man accused of killing his wife after eating marijuana-infused candy has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder.
Kirk Family: 'A Lot Of Healing Still To Be Done' After Mom's MurderThe parents and sister of a Denver woman was allegedly shot to death by her husband four months ago say they are doing their best to raise the couple's three boys.
Judge: Husband Will Stand Trial In Shooting Death Of WifeA judge has ruled there is enough evidence for a man accused of killing his wife in Denver's Observatory Park neighborhood to stand trial. The preliminary hearing for Richard Kirk was Friday afternoon.
Denver Blames Slowing Response Times On Dwindling Police ForceAfter a deadly shooting, while the victim was on the phone with emergency dispatchers, Denver ordered its independent audit committee to look at how long it takes police officers to respond.

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