Kentucky Man Fatally Stabs Himself While Carrying Pot Plant

Police said a man carrying a pot plant and a knife fatally stabbed himself after trying to get over a fence.

(MGN Online)

LIBERTY, Ky. (WBKO) -- Kentucky State Police said 40 year old Barry R. Wilson is dead after stabbing himself on Saturday.

Police said around 6:15 PM they got a call about a dead man found in a yard on Kentucky Highway 501.

Police said their investigation showed that Wilson had been walking down an embankment, carrying a marijuana plant and a knife, when he attempted to cross a fence and tripped, falling on the knife and stabbing himself in the chest.

Wilson was pronounced dead at the scene. No foul play is suspected. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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