Neighbor who knew victims of quadruple murder-suicide in Northland reeling in shock — (Fox4KC)Monday, June 11th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Man diagnosed bipolar, "not on his medication at certain times", shoots, kills 3 family members. Everyone shocked.
One Missouri family. Four generations of disability benefits. Will it continue? — (The Denver Post)Friday, June 2nd, 2017SSRI Ed note: % of US populatn has psychiatric diagnoses, paid to take drugs, live life of disability. Incentives to maximize # disabled in family. Human & economic tragedy.
Solvay Pharma Must Face Bribery Claims — (Courthouse News Service)Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
Family devastated by son’s suicide in Farmington jail — (St.Louis Post-Dispatch)Saturday, November 8th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Man going on and off meds gets worse and worse, gets into trouble, dies by suicide.
Delana v. Odessa Gun & Pawn — (CIRCUIT COURT OF LAFAYETTE, MISSOURI)Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
Woman from Republic is charged with killing toddler daughter with anti-depressant — (KY3)Wednesday, November 6th, 2013
The many faces of bipolar disorder — (Digital Journal)Friday, August 2nd, 2013SSRI Ed note: Mum on antidepressants diagnosed bipolar (likely an A/D side effect), becomes suicidal, tries to stop meds, seeks help, shoots & kills 3 daughters and self.
NTSB issues report on Clarkson Valley helicopter crash — (Newsmagazine Network)Monday, October 1st, 2012
Family Speaks Out About Mental Illness of Woman Accused of Killing Herself and Her Kids — (Fox2 News)Thursday, May 3rd, 2012SSRI Ed note: Mum in perfect family "struggling with depression" gets worse (after treatment), shoots and kills herself and two young children. Mental illness blamed.
Prozac may have set off teen killer, defense team says — (NBC News)Thursday, February 9th, 2012SSRI Ed note: "Quiet" teen, 15, on Prozac, slits the throat of a 9-yr-old girl for no reason, then goes to a church dance. She is sentenced as an adult to life.
Man Given Life in Prison for Slaying at Park — (The Missourian)Monday, October 3rd, 2011
Man Shoots & Kills His Ex-WifeSaturday, July 16th, 2011
Woman Who Was Thought of As An Angel Robs Bank: Gets ProbationSunday, November 21st, 2010
Cause of death: Unknown — (Columbia Daily Tribune)Sunday, November 14th, 2010SSRI Ed note: Police Officer is prescribed fluoxetine, becomes paranoid, attempts suicide, later succeeds on 2nd try. Her mum suspects partner, not drug.
Michael Tisius sent to Missouri's death row for horribly botched jailbreak — (The Pitch)Wednesday, September 29th, 2010
Defense Claims Antidepressant Sent School Administrator Into ManiaFriday, June 18th, 2010
Mother Beats & Injures Three Year Old ChildWednesday, June 2nd, 2010
+15 Year Old Girl Kills 9 Year Old Neighbor to See What It Feels Like to KillThursday, November 19th, 2009
Pilot gets 2 years in theft, foray into U.S. Canadian had hoped to be shot down — (St Louis Post-Dispatch)Wednesday, November 4th, 2009
Son Attempts to Kill Parents: Murder-For-HireFriday, October 9th, 2009
Man Threatens to Kill Self or Have Police Kill Him: No Alcohol Involved: Charged with IntoxicationThursday, October 1st, 2009
Woman Threatens Police Officer After He Stops Her CarThursday, August 27th, 2009
Chief Sims ordeal continues — (Richmond Daily News)Thursday, July 16th, 2009
Pilot of Stolen Cessna Wanted U.S. Fighter Jets to Shoot Him Down—(abc News)Tuesday, April 7th, 2009
Judge extends motion hearings in murder case — (Columbia Missourian)Friday, January 2nd, 2009SSRI Ed note: Man in day 10 of Zoloft withdrawal shoots brother-in-law to death. At trial, prosecution seeks to bar mention of Zoloft. Convicted, gets life.
Michael TAYLOR v. STATE of Missouri — (FindLaw)Tuesday, August 26th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Inmate given psych drugs as child rapes, drowns classmate at 15. Given Trazodone, kills a fellow inmate while delirious the next year. Mental illness blamed.
Mom works to prevent teen suicide warning signs — (ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH)Saturday, July 12th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Girl given Lexapro becomes suicidal, shoots herself. Mom discovers that SSRIs can cause suicidality but still looks for other answers to "why?".
Fired officer’s alleged drug use, poker acquaintances at issue — (The Joplin Globe)Thursday, June 19th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Policeman on methadone, Zoloft, Lunesta (eszopiclone) uses bad judgement, associates with sketchy people, involved in gambling, possible theft/fraud. Fired.
Parents Blame Bullies for 5th-Grade Suicide; Did Missouri School System Ignore Signs of Trouble Until It Was Too Late? — (ABC News)Tuesday, January 15th, 2008SSRI Ed note: "Typical boy" drugged with antidepressants, stimulants becomes suicidal, is bullied, leaves note and dies by suicide. Parents blame bullying not meds.
A real person, a real death — (Suburban Journals)Monday, November 12th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Teen who falls for a person on-line she thinks is a 16-yr-old boy, actually the mother of another girl, commits suicide after insulting posts by this mother.
Rx for Death? — (KTVO.com)Friday, May 18th, 2007SSRI Ed note: "One of the happiest people you would ever meet" is prescribed Zoloft, becomes obsessed with suicide, kills himself. Wife, others figure out Zoloft the cause.
Gollaher pleads guilty to second degree murder — (Hannibal Courier Post)Wednesday, March 9th, 2005SSRI Ed note: Man feels low, doctor gives him a few sample packs of Paxil, he kidnaps his girlfriend, assaults her mother and kills a man. No NCR plea, gets 27 years.
Six months later, mystery of missing children remains unsolved — (The Kansas City Star)Sunday, December 5th, 2004SSRI Ed note: Man in divorce proceedings takes antidepressants and neuroleptics, kidnaps and murders his two children, will not tell authorities what happened.
Man gets 15 years for threats with gun — (St Louis Post-Dispatch)Monday, September 20th, 2004
Killer referred to as ‘monster’ gets 25 years — (The Landmark)Thursday, June 17th, 2004SSRI Ed note: Teen, 19, takes Zoloft, drinks, has a completely out-of-character fit of rage and stabs 41-yr-old woman to death at a party. He gets 25 years in prison.
Chaffee woman pleads guilty to defrauding elderly resident — (Southeast Missourian)Thursday, July 24th, 2003SSRI Ed note: Caregiver on antidepressant, with no criminal history, steals from elderly woman with Alzheimers.
Search for motive continues as monastery remains under tight security — (Associated Press)Tuesday, June 11th, 2002
Suspect takes stand in pub shooting trial — (Kane County Chronicle) Elgin spree killer gets death — (Chicago Tribune)Tuesday, November 27th, 2001SSRI Ed note: Man prescribed Zoloft drinks, goes on shooting spree in bar killing 2, injuring 16. Sentenced to death.
Pilot flies Plane into Tower — (Flying Magazine)Sunday, April 1st, 2001
DOCTOR TESTIFIES DRUG BROUGHT ON DEFENDANT’S MENTAL DISORDER — (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)Thursday, June 29th, 2000
Friends: Suspected killer seemed like ideal father, Murder of family shocks neighbors — (Columbia Daily Tribune)Sunday, February 20th, 2000SSRI Ed note: Devoted father on Zoloft kills his wife and 4 kids. Two other daughters survive.
Sergeant Robert G. Kimberling, Badge #511— (Officer Down Memorial Page)Wednesday, October 6th, 1999
SUICIDE VICTIM WAS WITNESS IN SLAYINGS — (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)Saturday, August 10th, 1996
Man Held In Brother’s Killing Undergoes Mental Evaluation — (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)Thursday, January 18th, 1996SSRI Ed note: Man on Prozac shoots and kills older brother for an imaginary incident, then hides in a bard. Charged with murder.
SUICIDE NOTE FROM REV. BREWER — (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)Saturday, July 22nd, 1995SSRI Ed note: Pastor writes his congregation a suicide note, telling them that "in spite of" Prozac, he is more depressed, and is now also suicidal, then kills himself.