Archive for Stalking

Ex-boyfriend ‘strangled former partner to death in front of her son, 3, after she started seeing another man’ — (247 News)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants brags in pub that he will murder his ex. 2 days later he stabs her to death in front of her 3-yr-old.
Man, 35, was found by royal protection officers in grounds of Princess Anne’s country home after he threatened to stab her in series of 999 calls, court hears — (The Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Man taking psych meds suffers from violent thoughts, obsessed with stabbing Princess Anne, banned from park near her home.
Joshua Corbett, Sandra Bullock Stalker, Found Dead From Self-Inflicted Wound After Police Standoff — (INQUISITR)
SSRI Ed note: Man diagnosed with "bipolar schizophrenia" stalks Sandra Bullock, forced psych meds, collects arsenal, convicted, kills himself during standoff with police.
Joshua Stimpson trial hears more evidence in Molly McLaren Dockside murder case — (KentOnline)
SSRI Ed note: Man stops taking his bipolar medication, stalks his ex-girlfriend, stabs her to death 75 times. No emotion. Jailed for life.
50-year murder sentence reduced to 27 years for man who killed his ex-wife — (
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants, history of domestic violence, becomes delusional, stabs estranged wife to death.
 An Ex-Marine Killed Two People in Cold Blood. Should His PTSD Keep Him From Death Row? — (Mother Jones)
SSRI Ed note: Former marine on antidepressants feels like he is in a game (detachment), shoots, kills estranged girlfriend and her brother, calls 911. PTSD blamed.
Maui man appears in court for allegedly killing estranged wife — (KHON 2)
SSRI Ed note: Man takes Ambien, stabs and kills former girlfriend, stabs 2 others, does not remember anything after taking the meds.
Alleged killer of Midland Park mom pleads not guilty; bail set at $5M — (
SSRI Ed note: Man diagnosed / on psych drugs for many yrs has all the worst manifestations. He kills his girlfriend, later attempts suicide. Role of meds never considered.
 Nicholas Luerkens first-degree murder trial: Cedar Rapids man charged in former girlfriend’s stabbing death at Marion Hy-Vee — (The Gazette)
SSRI Ed note: Man distressed at break-up with girlfriend gets worse on antidepressant, stalks her and stabs her to death.
Derbyshire grandmother’s killer ‘plagued by mental illness’ — (Ilkeston Advertiser)
SSRI Ed note: Woman drugged as teen for moodiness gets antidepressants, neuroleptics, gets dramatically worse, turns to illegal drugs, eventually murders a woman,
Common antidepressants ‘linked to increased risk of violent behaviour in young people’ — (Belfast Telegraph) Rx for violence? — (LA Times)
SSRI Ed note: Study shows antidepressants associated with violence, especially among young people. Study flawed because it counts period after discontinuance as drug-free.
Paul Darren Mulvihill appealing conviction and sentence for domestic violence murder of Rachelle Yeo — (The Sydney Morning Herald)
SSRI Ed note: GP prescribes antidepressants to man stressed over break-up with wife. A month later he brutally stabs her to death. No mention of meds in news article.
Jealous pharmacist who cut wife’s throat and then went to work given life after admitting murder — (The Mirror)
SSRI Ed note: Man with 4 kids takes stolen antidepressants, becomes paranoid murders wife, leaves her body and goes back to work.
Mother-of-four died protecting her children from her knife-wielding ex-husband — (The Mirror)
SSRI Ed note: Man in antidepressant withdrawal stalks wife with knife after she evicts him, attacks her daughter and a customer, kills wife.
Husband strangled wife then hanged himself after she asked for divorce — (The Mirror)
Family devastated by son’s suicide in Farmington jail — (St.Louis Post-Dispatch)
SSRI Ed note: Man going on and off meds gets worse and worse, gets into trouble, dies by suicide.
SSRI Ed note: Man, jealous and sad over breakup, takes Effexor and stays sad but also becomes irrational, erratic, violent and suicidal. Mental illness is blamed.
Man sentenced to 46 years for killing girlfriend — (The News-Gazette)
SSRI Ed note: Chinese doctoral student with no history of violence takes antidepressants, plans, carries out torture death of former girlfriend. Totally out of character.
Police: Arson suspect upset he had to move out — (The Columbian)
Making sense of a murder-suicide: A family story — (Indy Star)
SSRI Ed note: "Good" man, loving husband with jealous streak and quick temper takes antidepressants, murders wide and self.
Pulaski man gets 27 years for hammer attack — (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
Marion Millican: Woman shot dead by ex-lover in Portstewart ‘was killed by accident’ – court hears — (Belfast Telegraph)
The silence of Abdelhakim Dekhar, unstable personality and mythomaniac — (Le Monde)
SSRI Ed note: Paranoid man on anti-anxiety meds has grandiose ideas about being persecuted, shoots and kills 5, shoots at photographer, kidnaps motorist.
Rachael Slack inquest: police failings contributed to deaths, jury finds — (The Guardian)
SSRI Ed note: Man takes antidepressants after relationship break-up, becomes "agitated and anxious", kills former partner and toddler son.
Vallejo woman sentenced to life without parole for killing son’s father in Pittsburg — (The East Bay Times)
SSRI Ed note: Woman prescribed Prozac becomes suicidal, makes several attempts, on and off med, behaves erraticly, finally shoots and kills ex who is supporting their son.
Mystery emails and calls could have led to scientist's suicide — (Southern Daily Echo)
Christie Marceau’s last plea — (NZ Herald News)
Runner pleads guilty to murder: Barbour man beat his ex-wife to death — (The Inter-Mountain)
SSRI Ed note: Alcoholic on antidepressants and painkillers drinks, murders ex-wife.
Closing arguments made in case of Castro Valley man who stabbed wife to death with screwdriver — (The East Bay Times)
SSRI Ed note: Abusive man taking morphine, Xanax and Prozac drinks, follows his girlfriend of 17 yrs to work and stabs her to death.
Husbands Prozac Induced Mania- Please help — (MD Junction)
Man who killed ex-wife at Parker McDonald’s was cancer-free — (The Denver Post)
SSRI Ed note: Man on barbiturates and nortriptyline kills ex-wife, self.
Children detail violence of mom’s death — (Las Vegas Sun)
Oklahoma County jury recommends life without parole for Wayne Roger Smith — (News OK)
Suspended sentence for Barnoldswick flasher — (Lancashire Telegraph)
Defense: Stewart doesn’t remember nursing home shooting — (WRAL)
SSRI Ed note: Nurse prescribes man, 46, Lexapro, Xanax, Ambien. 2 days later he shoots 11 nursing home residents in a zombie-like state, 8 die. He gets life.
Second juror dismissed in murder trial — (Vermont Today)
SSRI Ed note: Man dies after attacking another man with a splitting maul, killing deemed self defence. Man under influence of Xanax,THC, Paxil, nicotine.
Dumped convict Raoul Moat guns down ex lover and kills her new man — (Daily Mirror)
Man found guilty of murdering estranged wife — (The Plain Dealer)
SSRI Ed note: Man starts Zoloft when his wife files for divorce, he comes to her apartment and executes her 2 weeks later. No mention of medication in news coverage.
Murder Trial Defense: Intoxication— (The Advocate)
SSRI Ed note: Man hunts down and kills ex-fiancee, attempts to kill neighbour and attempts suicide.
High School ‘Miss Irresistible’ Accused of Killing Friends — (ABC News)
Chief Sims ordeal continues — (Richmond Daily News)
Man threw paint at partner’s house—(pendletoday)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants stalks partner, refuses to accept break-up, throws red paint on her house.
Westporter pleads guilty to lesser charges — (The Hour)
SSRI Ed note: Young man on antidepressants breaks into home of girlfriend, threatens her with knife. Faces posible 10 yr sentence.
JEALOUS ATTACKER IS JAILED — (The Leicester Mercury)
House arrest likely as Port Coquitlam mayor to be sentenced, Guilty of assault in attack on ex-girlfriend — (
‘It was all her fault’ — (Gold Coast Bulletin)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants is paranoid, stalks rival for a woman's affections, shoots and kills him.
Depression led to “nasty assault” — (Shetland News)
SSRI Ed note: Man given antidepressants by MD to help him deal with business problems drinks, becomes violent, assaults his date.
Ex-Student Sentenced For Attacks On Campus — (Tyler Morning Telegraph)
SSRI Ed note: Teen on antidepressants skips a dose, goes to school, stabs a boy, Also guilty of threats, theft, burglary while on meds.
Elyria man who shot ex was being treated for depression — (zwire)
SSRI Ed note: Man, des not want divorce, given antidepressant, "mood stabilizer" attempts murder-suicide (ex-wife and self), she survives.