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.
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.
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.
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.
Antidepressants Blamed for Stevens Johnson Syndrome — (Lawyers and Settlements)Monday, June 27th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Young woman suffers painful, disfiguring skin condition that almost kills her, caused by taking antidepressants.
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
The Incomprehensibility of Death by Suicide — (Radio-Canada)Thursday, December 3rd, 2015SSRI Ed note: Popular hockey player/university student given antidepressants, loses control of emotions, becomes suicidal, stabs himself to death. Depression blamed.
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.
Driver enters no contest plea in Westland boy’s death — (Detroit Free Press)Wednesday, October 21st, 2015
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.
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.
Mother tells inquest that son who overdosed ‘should never have been let out of hospital’ — (The Journal.ie)Thursday, September 17th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Young man, 20, taking antidepressants and other drugs attempts suicide several times, finally sucdeeds.
Distraught people, Deadly results – Officers often lack the training to approach the mentally unstable, experts say — (Washington Post)Tuesday, June 30th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Teen, 17, on depression medication since the age of 12, enters police station with knife, claims to have a gun, is shot by police. Other stories too.
Police Killing of Michelle Cusseaux Raises Questions of Wrongful Death & Handling of Mentally Ill — (DemocracyNow.org)Wednesday, May 20th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Police tasked with bringing a 50-yr-old diagnosed woman in to be medicated shoot and kill her instead. Officer demoted for violating policy.
16-year-old missing after leaving group home, mother says — (WNCN)Sunday, March 22nd, 2015SSRI Ed note: Teen on antidepressant leaves group home and walks into a wooded area. Found safe.
Wisconsin teen shot dead by police had anxiety and depression, files show — (The Guardian)Tuesday, March 10th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Depressed and anxious teen, 19, on Xanax and illegal drugs acts strangely, is shot and killed by police.
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.
A death in the Bakken: Worker’s family rejects drug conclusion — (EnergyWire)Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014SSRI Ed note: Man on painkillers and Celexa engages in unsafe work, dies from drug effects.
Should Suicidal Students Be Forced to Leave Campus? — (The New Yorker)Monday, December 1st, 2014SSRI Ed note: University forces student to leave campus, drop out of program because of suicide attempt. This outrageous practice is sadly common.
Actress Lynsey Pow found hanged after battles with cocaine and gambling debts — (London Evening Standard)Friday, November 7th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Actress on antidepressants uses illegal drugs, runs up gambling debts, hangs herself, leaves a note. Coroner decides not necessarily suicide.
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.
"I refused to give up on my daughter" — (Sherman Silverstein)Monday, April 14th, 2014
State v. May — (COURT OF APPEALS FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, OHIO)Friday, April 11th, 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
Bus driver in fatal crash not facing charges — (Holland Sentinel)Monday, November 11th, 2013
AG: New details revealed in Manchester officer-involved fatal shooting — (WMUR New Hampshire)Saturday, October 26th, 2013
Family questions Phoenix police’s actions after son’s death — (FOX12)Tuesday, August 20th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Man taking amphetamine, citalopram, valproic acid, laudanosine (for seizures) goes on roof, has altercation with police, dies in custody.
Coroner praises programme to prevent suicides — (Eastern Daily Press)Saturday, August 3rd, 2013
Mystery of stairs death — (The Reading Chronicle)Wednesday, July 24th, 2013
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.
Train death man seen staggering after drinking — (The Bolton News)Saturday, April 6th, 2013
PCSO Who Crashed Car After Mixing Wine With Anti-Depressants Lied About Who Was Driving — (Daily Mail)Thursday, April 4th, 2013
Troopers open fire after driver rams cruiser at Dunkin' Donuts — (WCVB.com)Thursday, January 24th, 2013
Police: Hit-and-Run Driver was High on Pot, Antidepressants — (Nazareth Patch)Thursday, January 10th, 2013
Singh sentenced to 15 years to life in fatal DUI in Ventura — (Ventura County Star)Wednesday, December 12th, 2012SSRI Ed note: Responsible, kind businessman takes antidepressants, gets drunk, speeds around town in his car, has 3 accidents, kills cyclist, remembers nothing. Gets 15 yrs.
Limerick twins died from lethal ‘drugs cocktail’ — (Limerick Leader)Wednesday, November 14th, 2012
Sub arsonist wanted to leave work early — (Portland Press Herald)Friday, November 9th, 2012
Father, son who died in plane crash laid to rest — (Stafford County Sun)Friday, October 5th, 2012
Balcony fall mother had felt threatened by husband before death, inquest hears — (The Telegraph)Friday, August 31st, 2012
Pilot's Last Words before Fatal Crash Help Investigation — (whsv.com)Monday, August 27th, 2012
Driver to stand trial over nurse fatality — (Canberra Times)Saturday, August 18th, 2012