Man, 28, killed by SWAT team — (Nebraska City News-Press)

SSRI Ed note: Man, 28, in Lexapro withdrawal gets into altercation with police, is shot and killed.

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Nebraska City News-Press

A family member has confirmed to SSRI Stories that Mahlon Wolfe was in a four day withdrawal from Lexapro and the police were called because he was suicidal.   He was killed by a member of the SWAT team.  Withdrawal can be extremely dangerous. It is important to withdraw extremely slowly from these antidepressants, usually over a period of a year or more, under the supervision of a qualified specialist.

Mahlon R. Wolfe (Feb. 17, 1976 – Sept. 24, 2004)
Mahlon R. Wolfe, age 28, Avoca, died Friday, Sept. 24, 2004, at Avoca. He was born Feb. 17, 1976, at Auburn, Ind., son of Michael G. and Margaret (Householder) Wolfe. He married Roseann Groleau May 22, 1999, at Nebraska City. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Harold Householder, and his paternal grandmother, Dorcas D. Wolfe. Services are at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2004, at Fusselman-Wymore Funeral Home Chapel at Weeping Water. Bishop Pat Herrick of the Church of Latterday Saints, Nebraska City, will officiate. Cremation will follow the service.
Source: Nebraska City News-Press , Sept, 2004.