EXCLUSIVE: Killer Blames Marijuana Edible for Wife’s Murder; New Research Explores Edibles and Psychiatric Effects


A father of three who killed his wife by shooting her in the head in 2014 insists the marijuana edible he ate made him do it.

“There is absolutely no other situation that I can think of where I would do that,” said Richard Kirk, who was convicted of second degree murder in 2017 for killing his wife, Kris. “For me, I know it’s 100 percent –  it’s the marijuana and me ingesting it – is the reason that I did it.”

KRIS KIRK ALONE.pngKris Kirk was a mother of three boys

For the first time since the killing, Kirk spoke exclusively to Rocky Mountain PBS from the Bent County Correctional Facility, where he lived at the start of his 30-year prison sentence.

“I didn’t

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