Earlier than actual property agent Kouri Richins allegedly poisoned her husband, Eric Richins, to dying, the two had sparred over a $3.75 million dwelling — which is now in contract.
Situated in Heber Metropolis, Utah — Kouri, 33, allegedly argued with Eric, 39, about her plans to buy and flip this 20,000-square-foot dwelling simply days earlier than he was discovered useless at their residence in Kamas.
It could have price them $2 million in down fee and renovations to finally flip it.
Kouri had dreamed of flipping the property, however Eric refused to pay the hefty value.
On March 5, 2022, court docket paperwork reveal that hours after Kouri allegedly slipped her husband a deadly dose of fentanyl, she signed the papers to shut on the house.
She then invited mates to the 10-acre property to drink and rejoice the brand new buy.
Kouri claims they have been celebrating shopping for the house final March when her husband died of a large overdose as their three youngsters slept upstairs.
Nevertheless, Eric’s household advised investigators that he deliberate to inform his spouse they weren’t shopping for the mansion — on the identical day she was additionally advised she was being cut out of his will, the warrants say.
The house is now beneath contract once more with a brand new purchaser, final asking $3.75 million. Backup presents are nonetheless being accepted.
“End an already-framed architectural masterpiece,” the itemizing notes.
The property’s flooring plan encompasses a butler’s pantry, an workplace, a swimming pool, an train room, a golf simulator, a multi-purpose indoor volleyball court docket, a rock-climbing wall, two frequent rooms, two kitchens, and a room with a digital actuality expertise, the itemizing says.
Outdoors, a number of coated patios look to unobstructed mountain views.
Made up of eight bedrooms and 12 bogs, the itemizing notes that the house can sleep as much as 60 individuals “for household reunions.”
There’s an extra 3,300-square-foot visitor/caretaker’s dwelling with 4 bedrooms and three baths.
“Drive a little bit farther, and you’ll snowmobile for any distance, go to downtown Park Metropolis, and luxuriate in Salt Lake Metropolis,” the itemizing says.
Michael Malmrose with Fathom Realty Utah holds the itemizing.
The unfinished mansion that Kouri purchased was already contentious, with locals deeming it an eyesore and calling for it to be torn down.
The writer, who wrote her own children’s book about grieving a husband and father, purchased it from a younger widow who ditched plans to maneuver there after her personal husband died.
Kouri has been charged together with her husband’s homicide, and is anticipated again in court docket Might 19.
By January 2022, authorities say, Kouri modified Eric’s joint life insurance coverage coverage, which he shared along with his enterprise associate Cody Wright, in order that she was the one beneficiary.
However when the insurance coverage firm advised the companions, who personal the enterprise C&E Stone Masonry, of it, they have been in a position to reverse it again.
After discovering out that Kouri had allegedly tried to make that change, Eric altered the beneficiary of his will and his energy of legal professional to his sister with out telling his spouse as a result of he was scared she may ‘kill him for the cash’, a warrant states.