New details emerge after ‘evil’ West Virginia mum Oreanna Myers kills five children — (7 News)Saturday, January 30th, 2021SSRI Ed note: Openly suicidal woman "battling depression" kills 5 kids, sets house on fire, kills herself while partner away. No real motive, witchcraft mentioned.
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.
Berkshire DA releases documents revealing possible motive in grisly murder-suicide — (The Berkshire Edge)Wednesday, February 12th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Man treated at psychiatric facility, wife believes his opioid addiction a side effect of other medication, drinks, kills wife, three kids, then himself.
Child tried to stop fatal knife attack on mother by ‘delusional’ father, court told — (ABC News)Monday, April 29th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Depressed man takes antidepressants with Tramadol, becomes agitated, delusional, stabs partner to death in front of kids.
Depressed Greenpeace boss died after stepping into the path of a tube in front of his horrified father as they both returned from visiting his dementia-stricken mother — (The Daily Mail)Monday, December 18th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Environmental activist, history of depression, failed marriages, suicide attempts, "responding well to medication" (!?!) steps in front of train, dies.
Forensic psychiatrist testifies at Leslie Black hearing — (Prince Albert Now)Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
Tulsa Police: Woman Tries To Kill Her 2 Kids, Calls Them Cannibals — (News9 Oklahoma)Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016SSRI 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.
Authorities say two girls and their mother were dead before a house explosion and fire killed their father and shook homes throughout the neighborhood — (USNews.com)Thursday, March 17th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Either mum or dad murdered 2 girls, other parent, burned house. Mum was on Prozac and she and girls were dead before the fire.
Southampton mother pleads guilty to killing son, 5, in car blaze, court hears — (Hampshire Chronicle)Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015SSRI Ed note: Mom on Zoloft acts bizarre, goes missing, attempts murder-suicide by burning her 5-yr-old son and herself in a car. Survives, pleads guilty, committed.
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.
‘My dad did it’: Boy’s tragic words as he lay dying following deliberate inferno — (The Mirror)Wednesday, March 4th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man feels suicidal after marriage fails, GP prescribes antidepressants. 3 months later man kills his sons and himself in a house fire. ADs never suspected.
San Antonio Police Have Radical Approach To Mental Illness: Treat It — (Kaiser Health News)Tuesday, August 19th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Police Department discovers that talking to people instead of killing them has a number of advantages.
Katie Foreman murder: Bradley Rawlinson, Wendy Evans and Michelle Proud sentenced — (The Illawarra Mercury)Monday, July 28th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Woman on and off antidepressants plots with lover to murder her girlfriend, they do this by burning the victim, Katherine Foreman, to death.
Police: Arson suspect upset he had to move out — (The Columbian)Monday, June 16th, 2014
Murat Col set his girlfriend alight but she said he didn't mean it — (news.com.au)Friday, December 20th, 2013
Kolar medico dies: WAS it suicide or murder over Telangana? — (Deccan Chronicle)Wednesday, November 20th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Medical student takes antidepressants, dies by suicide.
Suicide watch teen’s prison death — (Yorkshire Evening Post)Tuesday, November 5th, 2013
Man: 'I lit the wicks' in autism center arson — (Las Vegas Review-Journal)Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013
Resolven woman damaged £2,000 of former partner's property in New Year arson attack — (Llanelli Star)Wednesday, April 10th, 2013
Woman’s arson attack on family home led to father-of-two’s tragic suicide — (Kilkenny People)Thursday, January 31st, 2013
Local will serve life sentence in murder — (Marietta Daily Journal)Thursday, December 20th, 2012SSRI Ed note: Three different SSRIs plus Ambien worsen the situation for a couple with problems, finally he bludgeons her and sets her on fire.
Sub arsonist wanted to leave work early — (Portland Press Herald)Friday, November 9th, 2012
Perfect family wiped out by dad grieving for tragic baby boy — (Mirror News)Monday, October 8th, 2012SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants kills his family on the anniversary of the death of his baby son.
Cops decided to press attempted arson charges — (bluelight.org)Friday, August 3rd, 2012
Cousin: ‘She really is sick’ — (Salem News)Wednesday, March 21st, 2012SSRI Ed note: Single mom on psych meds since she was 8 or 9, slashes throats of her two children, attempts suicide, sets apartment on fire, gets 20 - 25 years.
Police charge fire victim Kenji Suda’s wife Sakura with murder — (News.com.au)Thursday, December 29th, 2011SSRI Ed note: Woman on Pristiq for 2 weeks murders her husband, attempts suicide, by setting a fire. He burns to death, she escapes.
Arson suspect's son says mom needs mental help — (KTRE)Tuesday, September 20th, 2011
Child’s multiple diagnoses create challenges for Topeka family — (The Topeka Capital-Journal )Sunday, May 15th, 2011SSRI Ed note: Child given "more than 60" meds, many diagnoses finally gets only Adderall, Seroquel +Zoloft, still aggressive. A miracle that he can manage at all.
Quiet man stayed silent on his most terrible deed — (Independent.ie)Sunday, November 21st, 2010SSRI Ed note: Devoted father, on medication for depression, kills himself and his two kids by setting his car on fire and staging a crash.
Gippsland man sent for trial — (The Age)Monday, July 5th, 2010SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants faces 190 charges related to setting brushfires including 10 counts of arson causing death.
Man endangered others by lighting fire in block of flats—(Worcester News)Friday, June 5th, 2009
Revealed: Why millionaire Christopher Foster slaughtered his family—(Daily Mail)Friday, April 3rd, 2009SSRI Ed note: Millionaire has tax problems, loss of mansion imminent, takes antidepressants, has suicidal thoughts, kills family, animals and self. Finances blamed.
Neighbors reached out, but it was too late for Bill Olbert — (The Holland Sentinal)Tuesday, February 24th, 2009SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants stabs estranged wife, sets house on fire, has stand-off with police, is shot,l killed.
Coatesville man charged in fire death — (The Philadelphia Inquirer)Wednesday, December 10th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Man taking antidepressants is suicidal, hallucinates, sets a fire that kills an 83-yr-old woman.
Murder accused ‘set fire to body after killing pal’ — (The Herald.ie)Wednesday, October 8th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Unemployed man on antidepressants drinks heavily, kills friend, sets his body on fire.
TRAGIC DAD COPIED DAUGHTER’S DEATH — (The Northwich Guardian)Wednesday, September 24th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Father, 27, given antidepressants to cope with the death of his daughter commits suicide by setting himself on fire.
Fireball dad ‘could have been saved’ — (The Telegraph & Argus)Saturday, August 30th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Young man medicated since early teens, suicidal, depressed, threatens to light himself on fire and does so, causing his death.
SUSPENDED JAIL SENTENCE FOR ARSON AT OWN HOME — (The Scunthorpe Telegraph)Monday, August 4th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants, wife has left him, drinks, sets fire to his house and refuses to leave. He is forcibly rescued and charged.
Suicide verdict on man who set himself on fire — (Berkshire Live)Friday, August 1st, 2008SSRI Ed note: Happy-go-lucky man drinks while on antidepressants, steals car, commits suicide by setting himself on fire.
Jilted lover jailed for knife attack — (The Swindon Advertiser)Tuesday, June 24th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants drinks, sets house of ex-husband's girlfriend on fire, attacks her with knife, gets 4.5 years in priso, has little memory of events.
Community in shock over OPP injuries — (Cornwall Standard-Freeholder)Wednesday, June 11th, 2008
Man set fire to tablets at mum’s house — (The Warrington Guardian)Friday, April 18th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Man annoyed because antidepressants do not work puts them in bin, sets them on fire, sets house on fire.
Arsonist gets probation in Needville case — (The Fort Bend Herald)Thursday, March 6th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Teen on Paxil sets fire to high school causing $8 million damage, luckily is not charged as adult.
Man who threatened to set fire to police officers jailed for four years — (The Argus)Thursday, January 24th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Man on Paxil (Seroxat) drinks, assaults 2, pours diesel on officers who attend the scene, tries to light it. Charged.
Depressed arsonist mum avoids jail — (The Age)Thursday, December 6th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Woman's high dose antidepressants make her "agitated and suicidal", she announces, carries out plan to set house on fire. Son gets her out. Depression blamed.
Man waits four years for day in court — (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)Friday, October 26th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Man who stops taking Prozac and Xanax, then restarts the meds has extreme reaction, wants to plead involuntary intoxication for setting fire, trial delayed.
Former school director sentenced for setting fire — (The Times-Tribune)Thursday, September 20th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Man stops antidepressants, sets his house on fire, in sentencing him, court requires that he stay on prescribed medication.
Ohio Woman Who Set Neighbors’ Homes on Fire Sentenced to 4 Years — (Insurance Journal)Tuesday, August 21st, 2007SSRI Ed note: Woman on Prozac who sets 13 fires claiming she did it because neighbours were playing loud music is jailed for 4 years,
Woman faces arson charges for fires started near Seeley — (The Missoulian)Wednesday, August 15th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Woman with cancer given antidepressants, becomes obsessed with lighting fires, is charged with felony attempted arson.