Colorado Dentist Jim Craig Charged with Shocking Murder: He Poisoned His Wife

Angela Craig, the mother of six, died after spending days in the hospital

Megan Ashley
12 min readNov 12, 2023
Angela and James Craig (Source)

It was on March 18, 2023, when the mother of six, Angela Craig, in Denver, Colorado, was pronounced brain dead at 4:29 PM, but what was the cause? Angela had been completely healthy when she was suddenly plagued with a mysterious illness, and it had started a course of debilitating illness, ultimately causing her organs to start shut down. It mystified doctors.

It had been only a few days prior, on March 5, when forty-three-year-old Angela returned home after a trip to Utah to visit her sister. On the morning of March 6, Angela messaged her husband, forty-five-year-old James Craig, after not feeling well. They started talking about the protein shake that he had made for her that morning and that she had asked if James had added more vitamins than she usually took.

She was feeling dizzy, and her head was foggy. She eventually went to the hospital emergency room at Parker Adventist Hospital, but they could not find the cause, and she was sent home the same day.

A few days later, on March 9, she was suffering from a worsening of symptoms. She was dizzy and having a hard time focusing. She had also started vomiting, could…