Archive for Child neglect

Overdose death of toddler is 4th this year — (The Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal-Sentinal)
SSRI Ed note: Girl, 2, dies of oxycodone, Trazodone. Father has a spill story for the painkiller but does not explain how she came to ingest the antidepressant.
Tulsa Police: Woman Tries To Kill Her 2 Kids, Calls Them Cannibals — (News9 Oklahoma)
SSRI Ed note: Woman in withdrawal from antidepressant decides her children are cannibals, tries to burn them to death in their apartment. They are rescued, she is charged.
My Daughter’s Medication Was Better Regulated Than the Gun She Used to End Her Life — (Vogue)
SSRI Ed note: Suicide victim's mom questions wait between refills of antidepressants that keep her increasingly depressed, suicidal daughter "healthy", wants gun control.
Mountie admits hitting, burning son, tells court “I am living with the devil.”— (Metro News)
SSRI Ed note: Mountie on antidepressants charged with child abuse for multiple offenses. Clear suicidality, lack of judgement, lack of empathy.
N.Y. mom pleads guilty in drug overdose death of daughter, 6 — (CBS News)
SSRI Ed note: Mom on assorted drugs including antidepressants accidentally kills her 6-year-old daughter.
Mom of boy found dead in swing indicted: manslaughter charge — (AP)
SSRI Ed note: Toddler dies of exposure while his mom pushes him in swing
Dead baby was found with cocaine, opiates, and anti-depressants in her stomach, report finds — (The Independent)
SSRI Ed note: Baby dies with small amounts of cocaine, tramadol, mirtazapine in her stomach. Coroner concludes cause of death “unascertained.
Appeal of Court Termination of Parental Rights — (
SSRI Ed note: Woman on Prozac, Buspar, Trazodone is "not capable of caring for herself, much less a child", loses custody of daughter.
Derbyshire grandmother’s killer ‘plagued by mental illness’ — (Ilkeston Advertiser)
SSRI Ed note: Teen hospitalized for mood changes given antidepressants, neuroleptics, leads to illegal drug use, violence, antisocial acts, & murder. Mental illness blamed.
Father charged after 1-year-old ODs on antidepressants — (Indy Star)
Man charged in death of girlfriend's baby; child had mom's antidepressants in her system — (The Republic)
Pennsylvania woman sentenced to 3 years in daughter's death — (DelmarvaNow)
Marriages destroyed by SSRI/SNRIs — (Pharmacology Forum)
SSRI Ed note: Support forum for spouses who find themselves "married to a stranger" when their spouse takes SSRIs.
Trempealeau Co. woman pleads not guilty in toddler’s death — (La Crosse Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants is abusive, poisons boyfriend's 22-mo-old daughter with Oxycodone and diphenydramine
Father pays tribute to daughter as death remains a mystery — (Oxford Mail)
Susan Cochrane said ex-husband Allan Titford kept her prisoner 22 years — (World)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on Wellbutrin, Zoloft, Seroquel for postpartum depression takes baby to park, drinks, becomes severely intoxicated, loses custody of son.
Toddler, 3, found home alone in Mow Cop after Avon saleswoman mum died — (Stoke Sentinal)
Bridger ‘liar, fantasist and killer’ — (Cardiff Local Guide)
Child was housed in filthy conditions, court told — (Daily Record)
Ten-week-old baby ‘drowns after depressed mother leaves her alone in the bath to make a coffee’ — (The Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Mother leaves newborn in water-filled tub while she makes a coffee. Baby drowns, she is later charged.
Mother, 28, who was hooked on cannabis found hanged next to the body of her six-year-old daughter — (The Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Woman starts antidepressants & sleeping pills in fall, feels suicidal, "numb" and "soulless", kills daughter, hangs herself in June. Cannabis use blamed.
Attorneys Lay Out Case As Fry Trial Begins — (North Kingstown Patch)
SSRI Ed note: Woman kills daughter, takes overdose two weeks after starting antidepressant.
Child put in danger by drunken Worcestershire psychic — (Worcester News)
Court overturns conviction in 2005 child neglect case — (Las Vegas Sun)
Neglect charges pending against mother—(The Murfreesboro Post)
Sorry for all the trouble —(The Suffolk Times)
SSRI Ed note: (Another) veteran addicted to psych meds including Venlafaxine, Xanax, exhibits erratic behaviour, commits multiple felonies, withdrawal even worse.
Swampscott man arrested for locking daughter in closet—(
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants is bad tempered and abusive to your daughter.
No intent to kill, Raul Sarinana’s attorney argues — (The Press-Enterprise)
SSRI Ed note: Man taking Effexor (known association with violent behaviour) gets angry, kills both his nephews on separate occasions by overreacting to minor issues.
Baby dies mysteriously following neglect — (Dunn Daily Record)
SSRI Ed note: Mom on antidepressants (but can't remember which) is disinterested in baby who faills to thrive, ultimately is killed by parents at 7 months.
Party Brit’s girl taken into care: (after doing a ‘McCann’) — (The Sun)
SSRI Ed note: Mom on vacation in Portugal abandons daughter, 8, to go out partying.
Pine View woman denies charge — (The Record-Courier)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on Cymbalta breaks up with fiance, house a disaster, charged with child neglect.
Belleview woman charged with child neglect — (The Ocala Star-Banner)
SSRI Ed note: Woman prescribed Effexor, Seroquel, drinks, drives car into ditch, neglects kids, is charged.
Police: Mom Passes Out; Tot Wanders Apartment, Balcony — (The Tampa Bay Times)
SSRI Ed note: Woman, 21, on Paxil keeps apartment filthy, drinks tequila, passes out, toddler climbs out of crib and eats cigarette butts.
Sheridan woman, 28, charged in adopted baby’s death — (The Indianapolis Star)
SSRI Ed note: Adoptive mom prescribed Xanax, Lexapro to ward off potential return of depression shakes her adopted 13-month old to death in a fit of rage.
Hermiston mom pleads innocent to baby daughter’s death — (The Tri-City Herald)
SSRI Ed note: New mom on citalopram neglects baby, feeds her so many painkillers, SSRI antidepressants that the baby dies.
SSRI Ed note: Antidepressant causes young mum taking it for postpartum depression to pass out, drop baby who is injured. Custody of her children is threatened.
Son says Lymans’ relationship seemed normal — (Sioux City Journal)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants drinks too much, insensitive to daughters, loses one to suicide, shoots, kills husband.
Love triangle ends in shooting death — (Scripps News)
SSRI Ed note: Woman in love triangle stops taking antidepressants, is suspected of stalking and killing her rival. Violence is out of character for her.
Warren woman gets jail time for child endangering — (The Vindicator)
SSRI Ed note: Woman takes too many antidepressants, secures her infant's car sear improperly, baby falls out of car while she is driving.
Antidepressants and Cheating/Lying — (eNotAlone)
SSRI Ed note: Man recounts the story of how SSRIs changed his wife from a caring responsible wife to an irresponsible "swinger". Another marriage casualty of SSRIs.
70-year-old aimed gun at family before firing — (Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette)
SSRI Ed note: Widower, sad over wife's death, takes antidepressants, drinks, threatens family and police with gun, hurt in shootout, charged.
SSRI Ed note: Father taking Cymbalta drinks vodka, leaves baby son in car where he dies of heatstroke.
‘I turned into the devil’ — (Dallas Morning News)
SSRI Ed note: Man, 20, on antidepressant kills a young woman "for no reason", is convicted of murder.
  Aurit receives 72 years — (The Parker Chronicle)
Woman dies day after collision — (Indy Star)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on Paxil and Xanax drives erratically, shows bad judgement, causes fatal car crash.
Caseworker Gets Probation In Neglect, Dui Case — (Sun-Sentinal)
SSRI Ed note: Miami social worker on Zoloft drinks, abandons baby.
Girl’s rebirthing was “last chance” to save family — (The Denver Post)
Wife Takes Stand In Hill Case – Jacqueline Hill Testifies To Jurors About Life Prior To Her Husband’s Killing Of Three Dss Caseworkers — (The Augusta Chronicle)
SSRI Ed note: Man in antidepressant withdrawal shoots and kills 3 social service workers and himself. He lives, is sentenced to death and executed.
Troubles plague suspect; Grandparents still shocked about slaying accusation — (Charleston Daily Mail)