Archive for Kentucky (KY)

James Fields Jr.: A neo-Nazi’s violent, rage-fueled journey to Charlottesville — (The Chicago Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Ineffective parent Mum has her angry young son medicated by 13. Diagnosed with schizophrenia he gets more meds, at 20 has rage explosion. Neo-nazism blamed.
Judge says he doesn’t believe defendant intended to kill wife — (Kentucky New Era)
SSRI Ed note: Wife in antidepressant withdrawal goads husband to shoot her.
Accountant who fled to Appalachian Trail pleads guilty to wire fraud in Ohio embezzling case — (Access
SSRI Ed note: Man embezzles millions, disappears.
EXCLUSIVE: Death of country music star Eddie Montgomery’s son linked to overdose, as mom admits he was depressed after splitting with his fiancée but had recently passed a drug test — (Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Antidepressants do not count as drugs, according to Hunter's mother, Tracy Nunan, a nurse.
YouTube suicide note sends JCPS scrambling — (Louisville Courier-Journal)
Double-murder suspect Mahmoud Hindi commits suicide in jail — (The Courier-Journal)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Prozac shoots and kills 2 neighbours over dispute about a fence and second driveway, later kills himself in jail.
Now Antidepressant-Induced Chronic Depression Has a Name: Tardive Dysphoria — (Psychology Today)
SSRI Ed note: Research reveals that while antidepressants help some in the very short term, over time they worsen depression, turning it into chronic "tardive dysphoria".
SSRI Ed note: Man takes too much of his antidepressant and robs a bank. He tells the court his actions were caused by meds, but this is not considered relevant.
Soldier, 32 Year Old Woman, Dies in Her Sleep
Soldier Attempts Suicide: Also Involved Alcohol
Soldier Commits Suicide With his Rifle
Record High Army Suicides Prompt Action—(
SSRI Ed note: Vet, purple heart, not suicidal, given antidepressants, abuses alcohol, dies by suicide. No warning. Lack of trained mental health personnel blamed.
Will we destroy ourselves from within with drugs? — (The Times-Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Journalist writes about drugs that cause suicidality, mentions 2 students she knew who committed suicide after being prescribed Prozac.
Marijuana, Battle Veterans and the VA — (Salem-News)
SSRI Ed note: Soldier dies in sleep on Seroquel, Paxil, Klonopin prescribed by VA, father finds 8 similar deaths, noted by Surgeon General who never concludes or reports.
Soldier Accused of Murdering Iraqi Family Was Diagnosed as Homicidal Threat 3 Months Before — (Fox News)
SSRI Ed note: Soldier given Ambien and Lexapro is deemed unfit for service 8 days later. He has homicidal ideation, hallucinations, murders Iraqi family. Meds not suspected.
Man killed by Bowling Green police was mildly drugged — (The Toledo Blade)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressant, painkiller, cocaine threatens police, they kill him.
Campbellsville Shooting and Kidnapping — (WBKO)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Lexapro kidnaps former lover at gunpoint, shoots his sister
Locked in Suffering; Kentucky's jails and the mentally ill — (Louisville Courier-Journal)
Gossage v. Roberts — (Justia US Law)
SSRI Ed note: Man taking Prozac and Xanax shoots a woman and her mother, claims not to remember what happened. Court dismisses.
Preacher electrocutes wife with blow dryer, say police — (Weekly World News)
SSRI Ed note: Minister charged with wife's murder is charged with lewd behaviour, takes antidepressants, disappears for a year.