Letter from Anne J.Thursday, April 28th, 2022SSRI Ed note: Young teen is put on Prozac at psych hospital, is released, has a bad reaction, chases friend with hammer, friend's mother blames Anne, not the drug.
Trial begins for man accused of first-degree murder in Winston Littlecrow’s death — (Ottawa Citizen)Monday, October 4th, 2021SSRI Ed note: Youth on antidepressants and stimulants fatally shoots father of 5, is charged but cannot be named.
Accused in fatal truck attack on Muslim family asks London, Ont., court for legal aid; Nathaniel Veltman, 20, faces 4 counts of murder, 1 count of attempted murder — (CBC News)Thursday, June 10th, 2021SSRI Ed note: Young man on Zoloft/sertraline retrofits truck for combat, drinks, runs down a family out for an evening walk, killing 5. Anti-Muslim sentiment blamed.
Detroit police sniper shoots barricaded gunman who terrorized hostage — (Detroit Free Press)Saturday, October 31st, 2020SSRI Ed note: Man on medication for "bipolar" stops taking it, experiences mania in withdrawal, takes girlfriend hostage, killed by police after 9 hr standoff.
Knife-wielding Lancaster man killed by cops was mentally-ill, off meds, sister says — (New York Post)Monday, September 14th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Man in withdrawal from antidepressants, neuroleptics has episode of mania, psychosis, charges at police officer with knife, is shot and killed.
A stacked deck: How police forces get away with killing more than 1,000 Americans a year — (Business Insider)Wednesday, July 1st, 2020SSRI Ed note: Man who has been drinking takes Prozac, valium, antihistamine, becomes suicidal, agitated, girlfriemd calls police, he grabs a knife, is shot and killed.
WHY WAS HE FREE? Reading terror suspect Khairi Saadallah released from mental hospital days before attack after severe psychotic episode — (The Sun)Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020SSRI Ed note: Man diagnosed with depression and treated by mental health unit deteriorates, experiences psychosis, stabs and kills 3. Terrorism, street drugs blamed.
To view original article click here Sister says Rodney Levi, Mi’kmaw man shot and killed by N.B. RCMP, was a ‘jokester’ with the ‘biggest heart’ — (APTN National News)Saturday, June 13th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Mi’kmaw man on antidepressants (possibly in withdrawal) has manic episode, runs at police who taser, then shoot him dead. Sister thinks he needed psych meds.
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.
Santino William Legan: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know — (heavy.com)Wednesday, August 14th, 2019SSRI Ed note: "Very nice kid" takes valium, plans mass shooting, shoots several people at Gilroy garlic festival, killing 3, then shoots & kills himself.
Police release body camera footage of teenage girl’s fatal shooting — (ABC Eyewitness News)Saturday, July 13th, 2019SSRI Ed note: High school student on antidepressants goes on a bizarre rampage, driving recklessly, pointing a toy gun at police, who shoot and kill her.
Officials: Man who killed mother, stepfather, another man had recently stopped taking medication — (WMURG)Tuesday, June 18th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Veteran, long-time user of "mental health medications" stops them, becomes psychotic, kills parents, friend, himself.
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.
Mentally ill man allegedly stabbed shopper to death after ‘exchanging words’ outside store — (Devon Live)Monday, January 7th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Happily married man gets mental health treatment, condition deteriorates, stops medication, suffers delusions, stabs stranger to death. Mental illness blamed.
PD: Florida Man Stabbed His Mother and Her Husband 18 Times in Bridgewater, Mass. — (NECN)Monday, December 17th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Man on psych meds stabs parents in the middle of the night.
Troubling Details Uncovered In Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Suspect Robert Bowers Past — (KDKA CBS Pittsburgh)Tuesday, October 30th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Man with "medical" history incl. police call re: suicide threat posts hate messages, collects guns, shoots 15, kills 11. "Mental health records confidential."
Anne James murder trial: Accused stopped taking medication just days before gran’s death — (Express & Star)Monday, October 15th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Man in 5-days withdrawal from anxiety medication, no history of violence, takes cocaine next day stabs to death grandmother of whom he is "very fond".
The Latest: Sheriff: Suspect may have had mental illness — (WHEC News 10)Friday, September 21st, 2018SSRI Ed note: Police find "evidence" that woman who shot up Rite Aid warehouse, killing 3 and self was diagnosed with mental illness, recently became agitated. No motive.
New records reveal Danforth shooter was reclusive, battled mental illness — (The Globe & Mail)Thursday, September 20th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants, drugged since childhood despite parents' claim that "medications & therapy unable to treat" him, shoots 15 on Danforth, killing 2.
Mother charged with murder in toddler daughter’s death appears in court — (CBS46)Tuesday, August 28th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Mom receives "help" [read: drugs] for mental health issues, shoots and kills 2-yr-old daughter a few weeks later.
Jacksonville shooter had history of mental illness, Katz was in treatment at least as early as age 12 — (News 4 Jax)Tuesday, August 28th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Man on Risperdal, Lexapro, drugged since age of 12, opens fire at e-sports tournament, killing 2, wounding 10, dies by suicide. Mental illness blamed.
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 shot, killed by police during standoff in Wayne County — (The Pocono Record)Monday, June 25th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Man drugged for "schizophrenia", "bi-polar" stops his meds, shoots at brother, mom and at police when they arrive. They shoot, kill him.
He followed a car for several blocks — then shot a woman and her kids point-blank, cops say — (Merced Sun-Star)Monday, June 18th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Man with "mental health issues" on new medication shoots mom, 2 kids and a bystander, killing 1, in road rage incident.
Colorado family gunned down in road rage incident — (The Worcester, Massacheusetts Telegram)Saturday, June 16th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Young man starts new prescription medication for "mental health issues", shoots 4 people in road rage incident, killing one.
Neighbor who knew victims of quadruple murder-suicide in Northland reeling in shock — (Fox4KC)Monday, June 11th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Man diagnosed bipolar, "not on his medication at certain times", shoots, kills 3 family members. Everyone shocked.
Fratantonio acted on ‘primitive emotion’; Testimony in murder trial focuses on intensity of attack on wife — (Cape Cod Times)Thursday, June 7th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Man in withdrawal from antidepressant is paranoid, viciously stabs wife to death, in court expert blames PTSD and stress.
David Browning jailed over Jillian Howell ‘bully’ murder — (BBC)Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
Joshua Corbett, Sandra Bullock Stalker, Found Dead From Self-Inflicted Wound After Police Standoff — (INQUISITR)Thursday, May 3rd, 2018SSRI Ed note: Man diagnosed with "bipolar schizophrenia" stalks Sandra Bullock, forced psych meds, collects arsenal, convicted, kills himself during standoff with police.
Iowa vs Noah Riley Crooks — (IOWA gov’t records)Friday, April 20th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Young teen, on psych meds for several years, shoots and kills his mother for no apparent reason, attempts to rape her. Gets adult sentence, 50 yrs.
Man gets prison for near-fatal stabbing of daughter-in-law, judge calls it ‘sad situation’ — (The Morning Call)Tuesday, April 10th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Man on psych meds, "struggling to adjust" to new stress med "snaps", stabs beloved daughter-in-law for no reason. Mental illness, blamed. Gets 7 1/2 yrs+.
Police: Man shot by Troy officer had mental issues — (The Detroit News)Tuesday, April 10th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Man in withdrawal from psych meds goes "berserk", lunges at police with knives, they shoot and kill him. Police shooter not charged.
Families of mentally ill fear calling police may turn into deadly encounter — (New York Daily News)Thursday, April 5th, 2018SSRI Ed note: New York police, routinely called to deal with mental health crises caused by psych drugs (although nobody admits that part) shoot, frequently shoot, kill.
FBI and Ithaca Police Find AR-15, Homemade Bomb in Former Cornell Student’s Apartment — (The Cornell Daily Sun)Wednesday, April 4th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Diagnosed student taking psych meds stockpiles weapons, ammunition, stops taking meds, becomes manic, builds a bomb, is caught, faces serious prison time.
Darlington mom sentenced to 120 years for murdering her children — (The Journal & Courier)Monday, March 19th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Woman diagnosed with depression becomes "unemotional", kills her children and attempts suicide the same month. 99.9% chance she took antidepressants.
Red flags: The troubled path of accused Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz — (The Washington Post)Saturday, March 10th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Adopted teen loses parents, given psych drugs for years, collects guns, exhibits serious odd, antisocial behaviour, kills 17 at former school.
Lost, resentful, thinking about ‘Grey’s Anatomy,’ he found little boy’s house, accused killer said — (The Herald-Leader)Tuesday, March 6th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Nurse on narcotics, antidepressants kills 8-yr-old boy during psychotic episode. Marijuana blamed. Potential death penalty.
Police: Mom kills husband, two sons before shooting herself at upscale resort — (WYFF 4)Wednesday, January 10th, 2018SSRI Ed note: "Depressed" Mum, pillar of church, gets treatment from pysch ward, shoots and kills husband, two sons and herself. No motive. Depression blamed.
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.
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.
Woman says calling from satanic practice led her to stab mother to death — (ABC7 Eyewitness News)Friday, October 20th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants viciously stabs her mother to death, says she felt nothing, she is found not guilty by reason of insanity.
Edmond man, 18, ordered to trial in fatal shooting of stepmother — (The Oklahoman)Thursday, October 19th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Teen on antidepressants, stimulants and marijuana bludgeons and shoots his step mom to death for no reason. "What triggered the killing isn't known". Really?
Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock was prescribed anti-anxiety drug months before killing — (The Washington Examiner)Wednesday, October 4th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Ordinary, sane retired accountant on anti-anxiety meds shoots people at concert killing 59, dies by suicide. No motive, no brain abnormality found.
Mental evaluation green lights trial for man accused in 2015 Goldville murders — (The Alexander City Outlook)Wednesday, September 6th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Man on Paxil fails to take it for several days, shoots and kills his live-in girlfriend and her brother, then shoots himself. He survives, is charged.