Katy Sprague not warned of threat to kill hours before her murder— (BBC News)Wednesday, January 19th, 2022
San Jose mass shooting gunman: Who is Sam Cassidy? — (KRON4)Wednesday, May 26th, 2021
‘SHE LOOKED NORMAL’ Mom said ‘he’s out of his misery’ after ‘stabbing and drowning five-year-old son’, her husband reveals — (The U.S. Sun)Wednesday, October 14th, 2020SSRI Ed note: "Sweetest mother"stops her meds for "mental health issues", becomes agitated, aggressive, stabs and drowns her 5-yr-old son. Withdrawal not suspected.
Teacher gets 34 years to life for murdering ex’s girlfriend in front of kids — (Deseret News)Saturday, June 20th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Woman in withdrawal from antidepressants, still on Adderrall, shoots and kills her ex-husband's new girlfriend who loed her kids and tried to make peace.
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)Friday, June 19th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Man taking psych meds suffers from violent thoughts, obsessed with stabbing Princess Anne, banned from park near her home.
Woman with mental health problems admits to killing her mother — (Montreal Gazette)Tuesday, June 16th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Woman with long exposure to psych meds suffers significant thought disturbance, hostile to her mom, prepares for invasion by hostile org, stabs mom to death.
Calif. Man Who Shot Deputy in Ambush Attack Is Killed in Standoff that Wounded 3 Officers — (People)Friday, June 12th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Man on psych meds for years is aggressive and dangerous, possibly in withdrawal, steals guns and goes on crime spree, is killed by police.
Arkansas man killed in standoff with law enforcement — (News Channel 3 Memphis)Tuesday, May 19th, 2020
Woman who used machete to force ex-boyfriend into sex sentenced to 20 years in psychiatric hospital — (7NEWS)Saturday, November 2nd, 2019SSRI Ed note: Teen prescribed psych meds doesn't always take them, attacks ex twice in 2 years, forces sex on him, judge demands she take meds, 20 yrs in psych hospital,
Authorities identify gunman in deadly Odessa shooting Monday, September 2, 2019 — (ABC News 13)Monday, September 2nd, 2019SSRI Ed note: Man refuses to take his "mental health medication", goes on shooting spree killing 7, ouwning 22, dies in standoff with police.
Judge rules prosecutors can see alleged newspaper shooter’s mental health records — (The Hill)Thursday, August 1st, 2019SSRI Ed note: Man with grudge against newspaper The Capital goes to newsroom, shoots 7, kills 5. Pleads NCR, judge rules prosecutors can access his "mental health" records.
Eritrean Migrant Held on Murder Charge Over Railway Death of Child Has ‘Psychiatric Problems’ — (Breitbart)Tuesday, July 30th, 2019SSRI Ed note: "Model" refugee off work, gets psychiatric help, becomes delusional, violent, threatens neighbor, kills child. All are surprised. Then diagnosed schizophrenic.
Attorney: Man killed at Costco was mentally ill, off meds — (ABC News)Tuesday, June 18th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Diagnosed man stops meds, becomes irrational, hostile, slaps policeman at Costco who shoots, kills him.
9-Year-Old Boy Charged with Murder After Allegedly Shooting Mother with Rifle — (People)Wednesday, May 8th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Adopted 9-yr-old boy has medication change, "snaps", threatens classmate, kills beloved mum with rifle, may be charged with murder as adult.
‘Psychotic’ husband’s chilling words after strangling wife to death at dinner — (The Mirror)Monday, November 12th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Man in sertraline withdrawal strangles his ex during dinner, calmly calls police. Bipolar and failure to meds blamed.
Art student, 18, battling mental illness took alcohol and drugs then hanged herself after 1am text row with ex-boyfriend when he didn’t invite her on a trip to Brighton — (The Daily Mail)Tuesday, July 31st, 2018SSRI Ed note: Teen put on antidepressants at 16 threatens suicide to boyfriend, he distances himself, she self-harms, hangs herself.
Aspiring model stabbed himself to death during drunken row with girlfriend — (METRO)Wednesday, July 25th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Man being treated for "depression and anxiety" drinks vodka, argues with girlfriend, stabs himself to death. Alcohol blamed. Coroner unsure it was suicide.
911 call: Chanhassen teen killed by deputies was in rage day earlier after car taken away — (Star Tribune)Monday, July 16th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Talented student, athlete on antidepressant overreacts to losing use of car, is suicidal, threatens sheriff's deputies, they shoot and kill him.
Man who killed Colorado deputy fled mental ward in 2014, document shows — (The Chicago Tribune)Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018SSRI Ed note: Honorably discharged army veteran, lawyer on multiple psych meds stockpiles ammunition, starts acting strangely, shoots at police officers, kills 1, injures 4.
‘I Want it to Stop’: At 15, Ruben Urbina couldn’t bear his depression and anxiety anymore. So he called police with a chilling threat. — (The Washington Post)Wednesday, December 27th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Two teens put on antidepressants which make them suicidal, depressed, anxious. After failed attempt youngest dies by suicide. Parents fail to spot the cause.
Parents of son who allegedly murdered 2 younger siblings speak out — (KKTV 11 News)Thursday, November 30th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Troubled teen, 16, medicated, gets dramatically worse, has violent thoughts, kills animals, stabs two younger siblings to death. Mental illness blamed.
Texas church shooter Devin Patrick Kelley served in Air Force, was court-martialed for assaulting wife, child — (Fox News)Monday, November 6th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Once "happy, caring" boy, after years "heavily medicated" with "psych drugs" becomes withdrawn, abusive, shoots churchgoers, killing 26. Mental illness blamed.
Wife of metro Detroit veteran killed in standoff with police speaks out — (WXYZ Detroit)Monday, August 28th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Young vet loses friend to suicide, gets "help" for PTSD from VA, they change his meds, he becomes violent, suicidal, dies in standoff with police.
St. Charles man who killed twin daughters, self, sought treatment, guns — (The Daily Herald)Friday, August 18th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Man stops his antidepressants, later starts again, buys gun. Effexor added, dose increased, one month later kills twin daughters & himself.
Jury to decide fate of CPD Ofc. Steven Smith’s killer, Lincoln Rutledge — (NBC4 WCMH TV)Monday, June 26th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Divorced man depressed mixes alcohol, antidepressants, becomes paranoid, aggressive, suicidal, delusional, kills policeman in standoff. Gets life, no parole.
Marceau inquest: killer’s GP reveals details of medication increase — (New Zealand Herald)Monday, June 19th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Teen, on citalopram < 1 month, gets dose increase, attempts suicide, stabs woman to death. She had been worried about what he might do, physicians were not.
‘He was afraid’: Mother seeks answers after her mentally ill son is shot dead by police — (Yahoo)Monday, June 12th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Man diagnosed schizoid and bipolar stops meds, has manic episode, is shot and killed by police.
Lindt Cafe siege inquest findings: ‘the deaths were not the fault of police’ — (news.com.au)Wednesday, May 24th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Man fed Prozac, zolpidem, Zoloft, risperidone becomes paranoid, “vicious maniac", accomplice to ex's murder, later stages hostage incident, is 1 of 3 killed.
50-year murder sentence reduced to 27 years for man who killed his ex-wife — (NJ.com)Friday, March 24th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants, history of domestic violence, becomes delusional, stabs estranged wife to death.
Auburn man denies knowing why he beat and stabbed fiancee — (The Sun Journal)Wednesday, March 1st, 2017SSRI Ed note: Man on Zoloft for anxiety, depression gets worse, becomes paranoid, beats, stabs fiancee, memory hazy, cannot explain actions. Mental illness debated.
Kenner police shoot, kill armed man with mental illness after standoff, officials say — (WDSU)Tuesday, January 24th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Man in withdrawal from psych meds threatens police with knives during standoff, they shoot and kill him.
Young mum kills herself after children taken from her care while another desperately ill in hospital — (The Mirror)Monday, July 18th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Mom, 28, given antidepressants to help her cope with having 2 children taken from her, attempts suicide by overdose, writes glib farewell, hangs herself.
Families failed by a broken mental health care system often have no one to call but police — (The Boston Globe)Wednesday, July 6th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Young man, 23, on Lexapro 3 weeks, drugged as child, is suicidal, goads police into shooting him. Police kill him despite warning. Killer cop awarded a medal.
Stittsville woman dies from injuries — (The Ottawa Citizen)Monday, May 9th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Man takes antidepressants, marriage deteriorates, is abusive and suicidal, separation agreed, fatally beats wife with baseball bat then hangs himself.
Self-confessed monster who killed teacher he met on Plenty of Fish, is jailed for minimum of 26-years — (The Telegraph)Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016SSRI Ed note: Psychiatrist describes man on cocaine, diazapan, anti-depressants who murdered teacher as unstable, dissocial, psychopathic. Probably effects of meds.
Maui man appears in court for allegedly killing estranged wife — (KHON 2)Thursday, April 21st, 2016SSRI Ed note: Man takes Ambien, stabs and kills former girlfriend, stabs 2 others, does not remember anything after taking the meds.
Lawyers for Molly Martens make new claims in Corbett murder case — (Evoke.ie)Friday, April 15th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Wife claims that husband on alcohol & Trazodone, attacked her in a rage, she + Dad killed him in self-defence. Jury rejects possibility, she gets 25 years.
A teen suicide: Parents raise awareness, classmates mourn, school pledges to keep fighting bullying — (Lacrosse Tribune)Thursday, March 17th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Teen, not depressed or suicidal, taking Prozac kills himself. Parents assume there was a reason, blame a 3-yr old minor bullying incident. Prozac not a suspect.
Boy, five, is shot dead by his mother in murder-suicide despite his father’s attempt to get a restraining order against his ‘mentally ill’ ex-wife — (The Daily Mail)Friday, March 11th, 2016SSRI Ed note: "Kind, loving, dedicated" mom is diagnosed, medicated, loses marriage, is irritable, paranoid, suicidal in withdrawal, kills self and beloved son, 5.
Former Bachelor Contestant Lex McAllister Dies From Apparent Suicide — (Jezebel)Wednesday, February 17th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Contestant on T.V. show, diagnosed with depression and bipolar, threatens suicide, overdoses on prescription medication and dies.
Mario Woods’ last moments: ‘You better squeeze that … and kill me’ — (SFGate)Tuesday, February 9th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Man on marijuana, speed and antidepressants slashes a stranger, has confrontation with police, is shot to death in the back.
Alleged killer of Midland Park mom pleads not guilty; bail set at $5M — (NorthJersey.com)Thursday, January 28th, 2016SSRI 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.
Inquest into the death of Edward Wayne Logan — (Queensland Coroner)Monday, December 14th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Coroner finds that "despite" being on Lexapro, Celexa, man's personality was to blame for him being shot by police during manic, violent episode, not meds.
Police Shot Man over suspected Explosive — (Globe and Mail)Wednesday, November 18th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Police shoot but do not kill an unarmed young man carrying a plastic bag.
Derbyshire grandmother’s killer ‘plagued by mental illness’ — (Ilkeston Advertiser)Saturday, September 26th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Woman drugged as teen for moodiness gets antidepressants, neuroleptics, gets dramatically worse, turns to illegal drugs, eventually murders a woman,
Wife: Man who killed deputy made threats 2 days earlier — (Associated Press)Thursday, September 24th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Young father, normally a kind and responsible man, takes Paxil, is abusive and threatening to wife, gets killed in shootout with police.
Common antidepressants ‘linked to increased risk of violent behaviour in young people’ — (Belfast Telegraph) Rx for violence? — (LA Times)Tuesday, September 15th, 2015SSRI 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)Sunday, August 16th, 2015SSRI 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.
No charges against Peel police in death of Jermaine Carby / Leaked details of Jermaine Carby’s toxicology report show hard drugs were in man’s system — (Toronto Star)Tuesday, July 21st, 2015SSRI Ed note: Various drugs, including Celexa, found in body of man shot by police. News mentions only the illegal drugs.
What Drugs Was Dylann Roof On? Suboxone, A Powerful Narcotic, Found On Charleston Shooter In February Arrest — (International Business Times)Thursday, June 18th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Both legal and illegal drugs can cause violence