Role of pot candy probed in apparent suicide in Colorado – ABC News
In a story March 26 about authorities investigating the possible role of marijuana candy in the apparent suicide of an Oklahoma man, The Associated Press reported erroneously the gender of Summit Coroner Regan Goodman. She is a woman, not a man.
A corrected version of the story is below:
Role of pot candy probed in apparent suicide in Colorado
Colorado authorities investigate role of marijuana candy in Oklahoma man’s suspected suicide
BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) — Authorities in Colorado are investigating whether marijuana candy played a role in the suspected suicide of a 22-year-old Oklahoma man.
Luke Gregory Goodman of Tulsa died Tuesday at a hospital after apparently shooting himself in the head. Witnesses say he ate several marijuana candies before the shooting while on vacation at the Keystone ski resort.
Summit County Coroner Regan Wood released a statement Thursday saying the circumstances surrounding Goodman’s death are consistent with a suicide. But she said toxicology reports, which would confirm the presence of marijuana in his system and its possible role in his death, would take about three weeks to complete.
Goodman’s cousin told investigators that Goodman ate four pot gummy bears, and he had not been drinking, according to a sheriff’s report. The cousin told police that Goodman “was going overboard” during an intense debate about politics and religion, according to the report.
The cousin, Caleb Fowler, told KCNC-TV (https://cbsloc.al/1bvnKGu) that Goodman became jittery and incoherent several hours after eating the candy. They had purchased it earlier in the day at one of the state’s legal recreational pot stores. He said Goodman ate two at one time when he could not immediately feel the effects of the first.
“He would make eye contact with us but didn’t see us, didn’t recognize our presence almost. He had never got close to this point. I had never seen him like this,” Fowler told the television station. “It was almost like something else was speaking through him.”
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