College student who plunged from Denver balcony ate 6.5x recommended amount of pot cookie

Coroner: Marijuana intoxication factor in death

DENVER - A college student who jumped to his death from a Denver hotel balcony last month ate six times the recommended amount of a marijuana cookie before his death.

Levy Thamba, a 19-year-old student at Northwest College in Powell, Wyo., died last month at a Holiday Inn in northeast Denver.

An investigative report by Denver police into Thamba's death released this week details events leading up to the young man's death.

Thamba, who was visiting Denver with three fellow college students, ate an entire "Sweet Grass Kitchen" lemon poppy seed cookie, which contained 65 milligrams of THC and was labeled 6.5 servings.

Read more in The Denver Post.