US girl, who wrote grief e-book after husband’s demise, charged together with his homicide | World News
An American girl who wrote a kids’s e-book on dealing with grief after her husband’s demise final yr has been accused of poisoning him with a deadly dose of fentanyl, a extremely potent artificial opioid drug primarily used as an analgesic. Kouri Richins, 33, was arrested Monday on expenses of aggravated homicide and three counts of possession of a managed substance with intent to distribute, US broadcaster NBC News reported.
Eric Richins died close to Salt Lake Metropolis in Utah on March 4 final yr. Police responded after his spouse known as ‘911’ to report she discovered him unresponsive of their bed room, based on a possible trigger assertion.
A court docket doc mentioned that earlier than her husband’s demise, the suspect had requested an acquaintance for one thing sturdy – ‘among the Michael Jackson stuff’ – the outlet reported. The acquaintance bought dozens of fentanyl tablets for her, the doc confirmed.
The accused later printed a e-book ‘Are You With Me?’ to ‘create peace and luxury for youngsters who’ve misplaced a liked one’, based on an outline on Amazon. It mentioned the e-book will assist reassure kids that though their liked one ‘shouldn’t be current, their presence at all times exist and so they stroll by means of life with you as in the event that they had been right here’.
Richins devoted the e-book to ‘my wonderful husband and an exquisite father’. It has been faraway from Amazon.
“It took us all by shock. My youngsters and I sort of wrote this e-book on the completely different feelings and grieving processes that we skilled final yr, hoping that it may well sort of assist different youngsters take care of this and discover happiness a way or one other,” she had advised KTVX.