Archive for Arkansas (AR)

Arkansas man killed in standoff with law enforcement — (News Channel 3 Memphis)
Man accused of killing deputy, 2 others takes plea deal — (mybrc tv)
SSRI Ed note: Man on or in withdrawal from, neuroleptics, antidepressants shoots and kills 3 people including Deputy, at random. Gets life in prison.
Mother accused of trying to overdose child during suicide attempt — (WUSA 9)
SSRI Ed note: Mom on Zoloft tries to kill herself and her young son.
Tunica millionaire’s death continues to mystify his daughter — (WMC-TV)
SSRI Ed note: Millionaire behaves in bizarrely, travels with 2 young women spending recklessly, appearing intoxicated. Drowns in car on fluoxetine and low level of alcohol.
Man Kicks his Wife & Shoots at Her
25 Year Old Kills Himself: Campus Walk For Suicide Awareness
Man Kills Girlfriend & Her Two Children: Appeals Court on Death Penalty
Young Man With Panic Attacks Finds Paxil Ineffective: Develops Racing Thoughts
Magnolia Reporter: McNeil mother killed two children 10 weeks apart, Columbia County lawmen allege — (Magnolia Reporter)
SSRI Ed note: Mother prescribed citalopram (Celexa) smothers first her little son, and later her baby daughter. She faces capital murder charges.
21 Year Old Dies From Medication Toxicity: Was on Prozac & Methoadone
Coroner's Report:: Two Brothers on Depression Med Kill Selves One Week Apart
Man Tries to Rob Bank: Killed by Police
Woman's Depression Worsens While on Antidepressant: Uses Neurofeedback & Is Helped
Woman’s Depression Worsens While on Antidepressant: Uses Neurofeedback & Is Helped
Lawyer Admits Dipping Into Escrow Funds for $9.3 Million—(New York Law Journal)
Child found safe after brief search (
Burglary investigation leads to Gurdon man’s arrest — (The Daily Siftings Herald)
Sides dispute delirium led to husband’s killing of wife — (North-West Arkansas Democrat and Gazette)
SSRI Ed note: Elderly man on Paxil kills wife of 64 years while delirious, defence team finds goofy ridiculous explanation for it, ignores the obvious one - Paxil.
Police Beat: DWI/endangering the welfare of minors — (The Cabin)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on Prozac, other antidepressants drives with glass of vodka, 8 kids in car, flagged by police she crashes car.
Probes find no motive for Ark. Democrat’s slaying — (Google News)
SSRI Ed note: Arkansas Democratic Party chairman Bill Gwatney assassinated by man on Effexor, police chase, shoot, kill him. No motive, everyone surprised.
Gwathney’s capital murder trial gets under way in Lee Co. — (
SSRI Ed note: Vet prescribed medication for PTSD by VA (so probably multiple prescriptions) kills 3 family members, claims he was delirious at the time.
BOONEVILLE : School board fires superintendent after investigation confirms affair — (Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette)
SSRI Ed note: School superintendent on antidepressants behaves in a reckless manner, using public property to carry on affair.
Dressed Like Santa, Brookland Band Teacher Attacks Superintendent — (ABC News Region 8)
SSRI Ed note: Band teacher's wife injured at school, he takes antidepressants, dresses as Santa, goes to home of Superintendent with guns, attacks family. Charged.
Verdict For Ex-Officer Held Off Until October — (The Times Record)
SSRI Ed note: Police officer on antidepressants takes "up-skirt" photos of female employee, is charged with harassment.
Suspension was racial discrimination, HU student says — (The Daily Citizen)
SSRI Ed note: University student is prescribed Lexapro, Xanax & Ambien after which he gets in trouble 11 times, loses job, is expelled. Racial discrimination blamed.
Details of baby’s abuse emerge at hearing — (The Houston Chronicle)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants puts his 2-mo old infant daughter into microwave and turns it on, causing severe burns.
‘THEY LOVED EACH OTHER’ : A daughter dead, a son accused — (Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette)
SSRI Ed note: "Smart, polite" boy, 12, given Zoloft, dose increased, he kills his 11-yr-old sister, taken into police custody.
Cave City woman attempts suicide — (The Guardian)
SSRI Ed note: Young woman,22, on Lexapro becomes suicidal, attempts suicide by overdose.
Teen attempts suicide at school — (The Batesville Daily Guard)
SSRI Ed note: Teen, 15, taking 2 antidepressants and sleeping pills keeps trying to commit suicide, gets angry when questioned about it.
County Fire Chief Recovering From Shooting — (ABS7 KATV)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on Prozac, Zoloft, going through difficult divorce, shoots her estranged husband.
Families look for answers after suicide of loved one — (
SSRI Ed note: Man, 21, has bad reaction to antidepressants, commits suicide.
Decision due on moving teen’s murder case to juvenile court – Girl accused of killing father — (Benton Courier)
SSRI Ed note: Teen, 16, prescribed Prozac for problems at school kills father, is emotionally off-kilter. She is charged with capital murder.
Last words go to children Lawyer says execution ‘state-assisted suicide’ — (The Daily Oklahoman)
SSRI Ed note: Mother on amiytriptyline kills her two children, attempts suicide but lives. She is charged with murder and executed.