Man accused of stabbing Dr. Reddy in court for preliminary hearing — (KSN.com)Thursday, April 12th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Man on psych med tells psychiatrist he has thoughts of killing him, then stabs him to death 167 times, runs him over with vehicle. Charged with murder.
How Football Pulled The Trigger: Zack Langston’s Family Reflects On His Tragically Short Life — (Vice Sports)Thursday, December 17th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Football player, 27, possible CTE, is given antidepressants including Lexapro, has mood swings, rages, suicidal thoughts, dies by suicide. Meds not suspected.
Murder trial: McLinn describes killing Sasko in police interview — (Lawrence Journal-World)Wednesday, March 18th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Woman who has violent thoughts on Zoloft switched to Pristiq, they intensify, she buys, kills pet rabbit, then the man she lives with, using knife. No emotion.
Young man’s mental illness keeps murder case on hold for more than a decade — (The Kansas City Star)Saturday, August 9th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Boy, 11 put on psych meds for anxiety, deteriorates dramatically, by 16 he is paranoid, withdrawn, psychotic, shoots, kills mom's fiance. His life destroyed.
Causes of deaths released in murder-suicide — (The Topeka Capital-Journal)Tuesday, June 19th, 2012SSRI Ed note: Retired veteran taking antidepressants, in divorce proceedings, murders wife, kills himself.
Knox man pleads guilty to murdering brother — (Knoxville News Sentinel)Tuesday, September 13th, 2011
Kahler Defense Case Begins, See Witness List — (wibw.com)Monday, August 22nd, 2011
Mother Picks Up her Children at Daycare: Intoxicated on Depression Med: No Alcohol InvolvedThursday, June 9th, 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.
Armed Man Shot & Injured by PoliceFriday, February 25th, 2011
Woman Who Had Been Missing 6 Years Body Is Found: No Foul Play: Probable SuicideFriday, September 24th, 2010
17 Year Old Star Athlete Hangs HimselfWednesday, September 15th, 2010
College Student Becomes Manic on A/D: Diagnosed as Bipolar: Overcomes ObstaclesFriday, July 2nd, 2010
VANDERWERF v. SMITHKLINE BEECHAM CORPORATION — (Leagle)Tuesday, April 27th, 2010SSRI Ed note: Man is prescribed Paxil, no warning about adults, he commits suicide, court refuses to acknowledge connection to death.
*Man Found Not Guilty of Assault Using Prozac DefenseSaturday, October 24th, 2009
Man Points Toy Gun at Police: Is Shot by ThemWednesday, June 17th, 2009
Child’s death a tragic destiny—(Cjonline.com)Sunday, June 7th, 2009
The tragic end – After loss, K-State fans wonder: How do you cope when your dreams brush past you? — (The MercurySunday, December 7th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Man's son dies, favourite team loses, feels mid-life crisis, he takes antidepressants and spirals down for 4 months, dies by suicide.
To hell and back — (The University Daily Kansan)Monday, May 5th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Student suffers side effects from Adderall & Paxil gets multiple psychiatric diagnoses, gets into trouble with the law. Quits pills against advice, recovers.
A soldier’s death, a family’s fight: Army probe finds failures in care at Fort Knox unit — (The Indianapolis Star)Sunday, March 16th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Soldier on methadone, citalopram (Celexa), opiates, tranquilizer, hypertension drug drinks, dies from drug toxicity. Dead 3 days then found because wife calls.
Suicidal Ideation Associated With Duloxetine Use: A Case Series — (Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology)Wednesday, January 30th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Report of 4 cases of suicidal thinking on Cymbalta/duloxetine. Real lesson: people react differently to different SSRIs, MDs always prescribe too many meds.
Authorities say Pittsburg woman committed suicide — (The Joplin Globe)Friday, October 26th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Woman on methamphetamines, benzodiazepines, high dose of Prozac has suicidal thoughts, shoots and kills herself.
Mother and son fatal shoot-out — (The Courier-Journal)Friday, July 6th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Man supposed;y "taking medication for his mental illness" shoots and kills mother, she returns fire and kills him.
POLICE SUSPECT OD IN MAN’S DEATH — (The Kentucky Post)Tuesday, January 16th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Friend of murder suspect, on wellbutrin and sertraline, involved in standoff, dies by suicide.
Possible suicide attempt in Hashinger Hall — (The University Daily Kansan)Monday, October 23rd, 2006SSRI Ed note: Young woman on antidepressants attempts suicide by overdose.
BOTTLES, PILLS MIGHT BE CLUES IN BABY’S DEATH – FATHER LEFT HIM IN HOT CAR AT HOME — (Lexington Herald-Leader)Thursday, August 4th, 2005SSRI Ed note: Father taking Cymbalta drinks vodka, leaves baby son in car where he dies of heatstroke.
Federal judge rules KCK officer was justified in fatal shooting — (Kansas City Star)Wednesday, July 13th, 2005SSRI Ed note: Teen, 18, on Prozac and other med has manic episode, police are called, they shoot and kill him. Federal judge dismisses lawsuit, says action was justified.
Widow left to wonder if suicide could have been avoided — (Lawrence Journal-World)Monday, May 16th, 2005SSRI Ed note: Man given many antidepressants, and ECT, changes medication frequently, is more depressed than ever, commits suicide. Insufficient care blamed.
16 Year Old Girl: Permanent Injuries: Lawsuit — (Courier-Journal)Wednesday, December 1st, 2004SSRI Ed note: Teen, 16, given Zoloft drives a car off an enbankment a week later causing permanent injury. Parents file lawsuit with Pfizer re: failure to warn.
Survivors of Suicide Day — (13WIBW)Sunday, November 21st, 2004SSRI Ed note: Parents talk their son who is having "a real bad time" into going to the doctor to get antidepressants. He does, and commits suicide.
Treadway to spend 15 days in jail — (The Winchester Sun)Friday, July 9th, 2004SSRI Ed note: Harvard educated lawyer takes Prozac, Zoloft and Effexor, defrauds client, loses his career.
Man can’t understand why cops would shoot his wife — (WHAS 11)Thursday, June 17th, 2004SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants has episode of aggression, threatens police, they shoot her in the leg.
Man Feels ‘Weird’ on Antidepressant — (Lex18.com)Monday, June 7th, 2004SSRI Ed note: Happy family man takes Mirtazapine (Remeron), feels weird, kills himself for no reason with no warning.
Truth demands help in Cherokee County — (The Joplin Globe)Sunday, May 16th, 2004SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants develops irrational worries, commits suicide.
Rose Hill robbery suspect caught near Ark City — (Winfield Daily Courier)Monday, April 26th, 2004SSRI Ed note: Man with no criminal record stops his antidepressant, robs a store, heads toward Oklahoma to gamble, is apprehended.
Widow cites medication in death of former chef — (Lawrence Journal-World)Friday, March 26th, 2004SSRI Ed note: Doctors refuse to accept the obvious fact that Zoloft is making man dramatically worse, they insist he keep taking it, he commits suicide.
Fentress et al v Shea Communications et al. — (Let Them Eat Prozac)Monday, March 1st, 2004SSRI Ed note: Landmark case: Man intolerant of SSRIs given Prozac, he kills 8 employees and himself at the Standard Gravure plant followed by his own suicide.
Couple Thinks Prescribed Drugs Led To Son’s Death — (Wave 3 News)Thursday, October 23rd, 2003SSRI Ed note: Doctor prescribes talented young man, 30, OxyContin, Xanax, and Paxil. He dies by suicide,
Coates’ competency to be evaluated — The Courier-JournalThursday, July 17th, 2003SSRI Ed note: Man on Zoloft sexually assaults young girls in department stores.
COLEMAN TO FINISH SENTENCE FOR FRAUD – FORMER U.S. AGENT FLED KENTUCKY WHILE ON PROBATION — (Lexington Herald-Leader)Saturday, May 24th, 2003SSRI Ed note: Paranoid man on Prozac jumps bail
A Teen Dies: Who Is Responsible? — (Wired)Thursday, February 27th, 2003SSRI Ed note: 17-yr-old commits suicide on line
SUSPECT TALKED OF MURDER — (The Wichita Eagle)Thursday, October 11th, 2001
Harrison man admits killing family — (The Louisville Courier-Journal)Wednesday, April 11th, 2001
Witness: GI failed polygraph on killing — (The Courier-Journal)Friday, September 3rd, 1999
Woman faces trial in husband’s death — (The Topeka Capital-Journal)Wednesday, September 1st, 1999
JURY: HUSBAND GUILTY IN SLAYING OF HIS WIFE AT CAR DEALERSHIP — (Lexington Herald-Leader)Friday, July 23rd, 1999
Deputy’s offer of aid nearly got him killed — (The Knoxville News-Sentinel)Monday, May 17th, 1999SSRI Ed note: Young man on antidepressants fires gun at Sheriff's deputy who stops to help him on the road.
JURY RULES BAYLESS DEATH WAS SUICIDE — (Lexington Herald-Leader)Saturday, March 20th, 1999SSRI Ed note: Woman on Prozac disappears, kills herself. Police had wanted to question her about a recent arson and burglary.
WILSON v. CITY OF CHANUTE — (Leagle)Tuesday, February 23rd, 1999
Notes found in house – Only judge, wife were involved in deaths, police say — (The Kansas City Star)Saturday, December 5th, 1998