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.
‘Gifted’ schoolboy, 18, killed himself by crashing into a lorry after missing out on place at top uni — (The Sun)Wednesday, July 1st, 2020SSRI Ed note: Kind, gifted student feels anxious, counsellor prescribes fluoxetine, he dies by suicide shortly after. Coroner does not suspect role of medication in tragedy.
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.
Tragic dad’s final phone call to wife before walking into traffic on M62 — (The Hull Daily Mail)Friday, January 11th, 2019SSRI Ed note: GP prescribes antidepressants for suicidal man, he takes them, later kills himself. Coroner notes "neither drugs or alcohol played a part in his death". Really?
Man charged in killing of Arizona trooper faces 2019 trial — (Tucson.com)Tuesday, October 16th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Man on medication for anxiety, depression throws rocks at cars on interstate, shoots and kills trooper who confronts him.
Suspect In Arizona Rookie’s Death Was Mentally Ill: Troopers – Isaac D. King, 20, was on medication for anxiety and depression and has no criminal record, the Arizona Department of Public Safety said — (The Phoenix Patch)Friday, July 27th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Young man on antidepressants has manic episode, throws rocks, assaults trooper, Trooper killed. Mental illness blamed.
Medicines for Treating Autism’s Core Symptoms / Autism not associated with violence, advocates say — (Autism Speaks Canada / The Star)Tuesday, April 24th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Van killer had odd behaviours resembling pysch drug side effects. Crime attributed to autism. Meds never mentioned/suspected, he is found guilty,
Autopsy: Roy Halladay had 3 drugs in his system during plane crash — (The Philly Voice)Friday, January 19th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Baseball hall of fame pitcher takes Prozac, Ambien, other meds, does dangerous, illegal "hotdog" maneuvres in his new aircraft, dies in crash. Everyone shocked.
Man gets 3 years in prison for assault, EH apartment arson — (The Journal Inquirer)Friday, September 15th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Man being "treated" for depression, bi-polar, PTSD assaults hospital worker, sets apartment on fire, gets 3 yr jail term even though mental illness blamed.
Records: 8-year-old girl dies after mom overdoses her with anti-depressants — (The Iowa Register)Tuesday, September 12th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Mum gives 8-yr-old child amitriptyline and other meds over a long period, the girl dies from drug toxicity. Mum charged.
How Did George Michael Die? Cause Of Death For Ex-Wham! Singer Is Unknown As He Dies ‘Peacefully’ At Home — (Follow News)Sunday, December 25th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Singer takes zolpidem and Effexor, drives badly impaired, is convicted twice (2007 & 2010). At 53, dies in sleep at home, cause not yet known.
2degrees boss should not have been flying, report finds — (The New Zealand Herald)Monday, June 27th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Pilot on Cymbalta does not disclose he is taking the drug, flies plane, loses power (reason not identified), crashes into sea killing him and his wife.
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.
French school teacher had attended psychiatric unit before Alps avalanche tragedy — (International Business Times)Saturday, January 16th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Teacher takes pupils on ski trip, takes them to a black slope closed due to avalanche warning, 3 die
Woman who killed husband, son-in-law in DUI crash sentenced to 6 years — (The Seattle Times)Friday, October 30th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Devoted grandmother, 69, takes Ambien, drinks, drives SUV with grandson a passenger through her living, dining rooms killing husband and son. Gets 6 yrs.
Father, 41, who boasted of having ‘the best wife ever’ is shot dead by police outside his home after they were called to domestic row — (Daily Mail)Thursday, October 22nd, 2015SSRI Ed note: Normally happy family man takes antidepressant, causes disturbance, is shot by police.
Man pleads guilty in death of East Penn CEO — (Reading Eagle)Wednesday, October 21st, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man on Zoloft, Fentanyl, oxycodone, Vasotec, methamphetamine, clonazepam, oxycodone and marijuana drives 2x speed limit, hits and kills woman.
Clinton Township mother: ‘He took my baby from me’ — (Macomb Daily Trials)Friday, October 2nd, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man on alcohol under legal limit, plus Prozac and Lyrica, who caused fatal accident, acquitted of impaired driving charge. Possibly suicide attempt.
Sand City shooting: Mother of dead suspect recalls son’s troubles — (Santa Cruz Sentinal)Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015SSRI Ed note: Woman on drug cocktail including Wellbutrin, $160K in warrants outstanding, shot and killed with her boyfriend in standoff with police outside Target store.
Witnesses describe chaos at Scott County concert where man was killed — (6abc wate.com)Thursday, August 6th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Food truck vendor at concert, on Xanax + antidepressant + alcohol, drives SUV into crowd, injuring many, killing one.
Chicago-area man pleads guilty to air-traffic facility fire — (The State Journal-Register)Thursday, May 28th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man on Zoloft attempts suicide, sets fire to radar facility, causes massive disruption in flights, over $100 million in losses. Mental illness blamed.
No Charges Filed Against LAPD Officers Who Fatally Shot Oceanside Man — (KPBS)Tuesday, February 24th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Following car chase, police shoot, kill a vet on antidepressants as he exits his vehicle, continue shooting after he falls, killing him on live tv. No charges.
Appeal of Court Termination of Parental Rights — (Justia.com)Sunday, February 15th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Woman on Prozac, Buspar, Trazodone is "not capable of caring for herself, much less a child", loses custody of daughter.
Sisto pleads guilty to assault — (Adirondack Daily Enterprise)Saturday, January 3rd, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man, 21, on Prozac and 2 anxiety medications drives recklessly, kills a couple, speeds, resists arrest. Faces 35 years in prison.
MacInnis to serve 38 years for shooting at New River mall — (The Roanoke Times)Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014SSRI Ed note: Mall shooter, fan of school shootings while on psych meds stops them, 3 months later shoots people at local mall. Guns & mental illness blamed. Gets 38 yrs.
Mother sought treatment, claimed to hear voices before tossing kids out window — (ABC 13 Action News)Thursday, June 19th, 2014
Father charged after 1-year-old ODs on antidepressants — (Indy Star)Thursday, May 22nd, 2014
State v. May — (COURT OF APPEALS FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, OHIO)Friday, April 11th, 2014
Town, Village of Lancaster Police Blotter — (Springville Journal)Sunday, March 30th, 2014
Research confirms antidepressant-autism link — (WND)Sunday, March 16th, 2014
Shocking moment a drunk female care worker drove the wrong way down the M5 motorway for FOUR MILES—(Daily Mail)Saturday, February 22nd, 2014
A Troubled Marine’s Final Fight — (TIME)Friday, January 31st, 2014
Justin Bieber arrested for drag-racing DUI: Did weed, alcohol & antidepressants — (The Examiner)Thursday, January 23rd, 2014SSRI Ed note: Singer taking combination of drugs, including andidepressant, shows poor judgement
Charges against former PPG exec upgraded to murder — (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)Monday, December 23rd, 2013
Vermont State Police: Mom replaced young son’s ADHD medication with sugar, Prozac — (The Republican)Thursday, November 14th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Woman on Prozac tampers with son's medication, removing the stimulant from the capsules, consuming it herself, and replacing contents with sugar + Prozac.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES v. Heidi S. — (COURT OF APPEAL OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA)Wednesday, November 13th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Woman on Wellbutrin, Zoloft, Seroquel for postpartum depression takes baby to park, drinks, becomes severely intoxicated, loses custody of son.
Woman from Republic is charged with killing toddler daughter with anti-depressant — (KY3)Wednesday, November 6th, 2013
AG: New details revealed in Manchester officer-involved fatal shooting — (WMUR New Hampshire)Saturday, October 26th, 2013
Investigating a military suicide when it's your son — (Aljazeera America)Saturday, October 19th, 2013
Mental health paperwork found at home of Miriam Carey after Capitol chase — (CNN)Friday, October 4th, 2013
Georgia school employee hailed as 'real hero' for talking gunman into giving up — (CNN)Wednesday, August 21st, 2013
Man: 'I lit the wicks' in autism center arson — (Las Vegas Review-Journal)Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013
‘I Love You’: What Father Of Two Shouted Before Shooting His Wife And Later Hanging Himself Over Her ‘Affair With Solicitor’ — (Daily Mail)Tuesday, June 11th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Man taking steroids and anti-depressants which make him "violent and unpredictable" shoots his wife at her salon then hangs himself in the woods.
Mom of boy, 16, killed by cops: ‘He was bipolar, depressed’ — (The Chicago Tribune)Monday, May 6th, 2013SSRI Ed note: "Normal teenager", good student, medicated for "bipolar" gets a gun and starts shooting in public, is shot and killed by police.
PCSO Who Crashed Car After Mixing Wine With Anti-Depressants Lied About Who Was Driving — (Daily Mail)Thursday, April 4th, 2013
JetBlue pilot's outburst: Could side effects from medications be at fault? — (CSMonitor)Friday, March 29th, 2013