Archive for Singapore

Depressed mum strangled autistic son before suicide near Bukit Timah Nature Reserve — (The Straits Times)
SSRI Ed note: Mom feels low, diagnosed w. "major depressive disorder", gets antidepressant & tranquilliser, worries unduly about 5-yr-old son, strangles him, kills herself.
Todd's death consistent with hanging, not garrotting: pathologist — (SEAsiaNewsroom)
S'porean doctor Chew Sung Lock, 45, dies from accidental drug overdose — (CN Tianjin)
Singaporean man denies supplying drugs to student — (The Straits Times)
SSRI Ed note: Exchange student in Singapore takes Xanax, Sertraline, OxyContin, Ambien and GHB (the "date rape" drug), dies from combination.
Man Stabs Another Man to Death — (
SSRI Ed note: Man taking antidepressants stabs another man to death, calls and tells his mom. charges at police officer, is shot and killed.
Shoplifter wins appeal against two weeks’ jail — (Straits Times)
SSRI Ed note: Woman successfully pleads that antidepressant medication made her shoplift in Singapore.