Detroit police sniper shoots barricaded gunman who terrorized hostage — (Detroit Free Press)Saturday, October 31st, 2020SSRI Ed note: Man on medication for "bipolar" stops taking it, experiences mania in withdrawal, takes girlfriend hostage, killed by police after 9 hr standoff.
Gunman killed, woman hostage freed unharmed after standoff in Detroit — (The Detroit News)Friday, October 30th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Man diagnosed with bipolar stops taking his medication, takes his girlfriend hostage, has standoff with police, is shot and killed.
Mother who drove car into river with children sought help for depression, sister says — (Michigan Live)Wednesday, June 19th, 2019
9-Year-Old Boy Charged with Murder After Allegedly Shooting Mother with Rifle — (People)Wednesday, May 8th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Adopted 9-yr-old boy has medication change, "snaps", threatens classmate, kills beloved mum with rifle, may be charged with murder as adult.
Social worker feared violence before mom, 3 daughters found shot to death — (News Channel 8)Tuesday, February 19th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Woman on psych meds, "unable to understand her need for treatment", becomes paranoid, suffers delusions, murders her children and herself.
Macomb Township woman accused of biting ear ‘enraged’ by meds mention — (Macomb Daily)Sunday, March 18th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Woman on "half-dozen" drugs for depression, bipolar argues with ex, bites off part of his ear, laughs.
Wife of metro Detroit veteran killed in standoff with police speaks out — (WXYZ Detroit)Monday, August 28th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Young vet loses friend to suicide, gets "help" for PTSD from VA, they change his meds, he becomes violent, suicidal, dies in standoff with police.
Chris Cornell, Dead of Suicide, Was Guiding Force in Grunge Music — (NBC News)Thursday, May 18th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Grunge band frontman, recovering addict, not suicidal or depressed, takes Ativan, commits suicide by hanging. Everyone shocked.
Bodies of missing Highlands Ranch mother and her two young boys found in minivan in Lone Tree — (The Denver Post)Wednesday, November 30th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Great mom on Pristiq, Wellbutrin kills herself, her two young boys. No warning, no motive. Everyone, including husband, shocked. Depression blamed.
Husband opens up about late wife’s battle with PPD — (WoodTV8)Monday, December 28th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Woman taking medication for depression appears to attempt murder-suicide. She dies, her 2 small children survive.
Driver enters no contest plea in Westland boy’s death — (Detroit Free Press)Wednesday, October 21st, 2015
Clinton Township mother: ‘He took my baby from me’ — (Macomb Daily Trials)Friday, October 2nd, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man on alcohol under legal limit, plus Prozac and Lyrica, who caused fatal accident, acquitted of impaired driving charge. Possibly suicide attempt.
Lawsuit Claims Authorities Let Man, Serving Time for Ticket, Die in Macomb Jail — (Deadline Detroit)Thursday, September 24th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man sentenced to 30 days for failure to pay traffic ticket loses 50 lbs and dies of withdrawal from prescribed medication in 17 days. Family files lawsuit.
Family of 4 dead: History of depression, suicidal thoughts for mother and father — (The Grand Rapids Press)Wednesday, August 19th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Depressed parents, mum at least on antidepressants with past suicide attempt, kill their two kids and themselves.
St. Louis jury hears nation’s first suit claiming Zoloft caused birth defects — (St Louis Post-Dispatch)Thursday, April 9th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Mom is first to sue Pfizer because Zoloft caused her baby to be born with multiple heart problems. Jury decides plaintiff's did not prove drug was cause.
Solvay Pharma Must Face Bribery Claims — (Courthouse News Service)Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
Connor Verkerke playground slaying: 9-year-old victim was attacked after falling off slide, records show — (The Grand Rapids Press)Friday, October 10th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Boy, 12 on Remeron (Mirtazepine) and sedative stabs, kills 9-yr-old at playground. No provocation, no motive.
Missouri Court of Appeals Decision re: Troy Marlin — (Missouri Court of Appeals Western District)Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
Macomb Township woman accused of biting ear ‘enraged’ by meds mention — (Macomb Daily)Tuesday, March 18th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Woman on "half dozen" meds for depression, bipolar starts argument with ex, bites off part of his ear, laughs about it.
Mizzou did not pursue alleged assault — (ESPN.com)Saturday, March 1st, 2014SSRI Ed note: Young woman raped tells Missouri U. they do nothing, takes antidepressants, loses place on swim team, dies by suicide. Borderline personality disorder blamed.
Missing elderly man recently taken off antidepressant — (WZZM)Friday, January 17th, 2014
Trempealeau Co. woman pleads not guilty in toddler’s death — (La Crosse Tribune)Wednesday, January 15th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants is abusive, poisons boyfriend's 22-mo-old daughter with Oxycodone and diphenydramine
Man pleads guilty in Millcreek DUI fatality — (Erie Times-News)Thursday, January 9th, 2014
Bus driver in fatal crash not facing charges — (Holland Sentinel)Monday, November 11th, 2013
Baffling Rise in Suicides Plagues the U.S. Military — (New York Times)Wednesday, May 15th, 2013
Commercial Pilot Crashes Small Aircraft — (NTSB)Saturday, April 27th, 2013
Sean Johnson Charged With Assault In Stevens Institute Of Business And Arts In St. Louis Shooting — (Huffington Post)Wednesday, January 16th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Student stops taking medication for undisclosed mental illness, shoots administrator, ordered to stay on medication.
Valedictorian, 22, goes on trial for mother’s murder after ‘bludgeoning her to death at home following years of abuse’… and his father’s standing by him — (The Daily Mail)Tuesday, November 13th, 2012SSRI Ed note: Woman lacking emotional regulation skills diagnosed, subjected to psych drugs on-and-off by force, deteriorates, attacks son who kills her. He gets 20 yrs.
Teen accused of killing boyfriend to stand trial as an adult — (WNDU.com)Wednesday, June 6th, 2012
White People More Likely To be Prescribed Antidepressants — (Huffington Post UK)Thursday, April 19th, 2012
Celexa & Women's Libido — (Topix.com)Thursday, April 5th, 2012
Woman sentenced for assault — (The Daily Mining Gazette)Tuesday, January 24th, 2012
Report sheds new details in Rodrick Dantzler’s murder spree that killed 7, note he left to his mother — (Grand Rapids Press)Monday, October 3rd, 2011SSRI Ed note: Man who tried to get help for depression but medication "didn't work" goes on rampage, killing 7, finally dies shooting self in head.
21 Year Old Commits Suicide — (Grand Rapids Press)Monday, August 22nd, 2011
Gone too soon: Paw Paw teen loses her battle with depression — (The Kalamazoo Gazette)Saturday, August 13th, 2011
Mother Kills Herself: Attempts to Kills Her Four ChildrenWednesday, March 2nd, 2011
Man Who Just Started Taking Med For Depression Kills Another Man & SelfMonday, November 8th, 2010
Firm with Earth City unit is settling suits over drugs tied to suicides — (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)Saturday, October 30th, 2010
Mother Kills 13 Year Old Handicapped Daughter and HerselfFriday, July 23rd, 2010
Grandmother Drowns her SSRI Editor Year Old GrandsonWednesday, April 28th, 2010
Jury told mom accused in baby’s killing either selfish or psychotic — (Detroit Free Press)Monday, March 29th, 2010SSRI Ed note: Mom on antidepressants smothers her baby to death.
Woman Becomes Angry & Paranoid on Prozac: Quits Taking the DrugWednesday, February 10th, 2010
Woman Hits Runner with Her Car: LawsuitThursday, December 17th, 2009
Woman Assaults Husband During Prozac Withdrawal: Threatens to Kill their 7 Year Old SonThursday, December 17th, 2009
Soldier Dies From Overdose: Probable Suicide: Lawsuit SettledWednesday, November 11th, 2009
Man Who Killed an Anti-Abortionist Was Having Problems with his Depression Med at Time of ShootingTuesday, September 15th, 2009
Wife testifies against man in slayings — (Battle Creek Enquirer)Friday, August 7th, 2009
Soldier Home From Iraq Becomes Suicidal: Holds Police at Bay for 9 HoursFriday, July 24th, 2009