Murder Suicide Pact in Texas: Two Teenage Brothers Kill Family, Then Themselves — (102.9 KARN News Radio)Monday, April 5th, 2021SSRI Ed note: Brothers "battling depression" with antidepressants that no longer work carry out an agreed plan to kill themselves and their entire immedaite family.
Man charged with killing wife, kids after being found in bed with bodies — (The New York Post)Wednesday, December 16th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants drinks beer, stabs wife and children to death, climbs into bed with them until he is found.
Authorities identify gunman in deadly Odessa shooting Monday, September 2, 2019 — (ABC News 13)Monday, September 2nd, 2019SSRI Ed note: Man refuses to take his "mental health medication", goes on shooting spree killing 7, ouwning 22, dies in standoff with police.
Video shows Dallas police mocking man killed as they pinned him down — (The Guardian)Friday, August 2nd, 2019SSRI Ed note: Officers suffocate man in withdrawal who called them for help while he begs for his life. Nobody charged, no job loss.
Autopsy Report Reveals Details of Dan Markson’s Death — (The Rivard Report)Thursday, July 11th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Prominent Developer, father or 4-yr-old, takes oxazepam, temazepam, sertraline, shoots and kills himself.
tweet share email Husband of Houston woman accused of drowning and decapitating son says his wife was depressed — (ABC 13 Eyewitness News)Tuesday, December 4th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Mother being treated for depression on and off starts to think and act strangely, drowns and decapitates 5-yr-old son. Charged with capital murder.
Police: Mom kills husband, two sons before shooting herself at upscale resort — (WYFF 4)Wednesday, January 10th, 2018SSRI Ed note: "Depressed" Mum, pillar of church, gets treatment from pysch ward, shoots and kills husband, two sons and herself. No motive. Depression blamed.
Christopher Chad Dawson Obituary — (The Star-Telegram)Wednesday, December 13th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Surgeon self-medicates for anxiety & depression, marriage falls apart, personality changes, murders his beloved children, kills himself. Depression blamed.
Steven Apilado’s Parents Shielded Their Mentally Ill Son From the Law — Until He Murdered One of Them — (The Dallas Observer)Tuesday, November 7th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Sexually abused boy, 8, acts out, starts psych drugs, becomes "irritable, angry, violent", diagnosed bipolar, yrs of meds, worsens, permanent damage, kills dad.
Texas church shooter Devin Patrick Kelley served in Air Force, was court-martialed for assaulting wife, child — (Fox News)Monday, November 6th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Once "happy, caring" boy, after years "heavily medicated" with "psych drugs" becomes withdrawn, abusive, shoots churchgoers, killing 26. Mental illness blamed.
What we know about the University of Texas stabbing suspect — (KXAN)Monday, May 1st, 2017SSRI Ed note: Biology major at U. Texas on Zoloft gets in car accidents, starts missing classes, stabs 4 students, killing one. No warning, no motive.
Woman almost dies from an allergic reaction after taking prescribed antidepressants — (Natural News)Tuesday, March 14th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Woman has bad reaction to antidepressant, is misdiagnosed, stays on A/D, other drugs added, she gets worse, almost dies. Typical failure to spot drug effect.
Operator in fatal Texas balloon crash flew despite cloud warning, using painkillers and antidepressants — (Dallas News)Friday, December 9th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Balloon pilot with DUI convictions for car, usually careful flying, goes up in cloudy weather on various medications including Wellbutrin, crashed, killing 16.
Soldier who killed 5 Dallas Police Officers showed PTSD symptoms, documents show — (The Los Angeles Times)Wednesday, August 24th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Afghanistan vet suffers PTSD, V.A. prescribes antidepressant and anti-anxiety meds, he shoots and kills 5 police officers.
Sheriff: Texas woman shot daughters to make husband ‘suffer’ — (Canadian Press)Thursday, June 30th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Treatment for depression in 2012 starts "downward spiral" for loving mom, with suicide attempts, marriage destroyed. Shoots daughters. Killed by police.
Plano teen who fatally stabbed mom, brother was not intoxicated, autopsy finds — (Dallas Morning News)Thursday, May 5th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Teen who stabbed mother, brother and self to death deemed not intoxicated; "only" had antidepressants in his blood. Old head injury blamed.
An Ex-Marine Killed Two People in Cold Blood. Should His PTSD Keep Him From Death Row? — (Mother Jones)Monday, May 2nd, 2016SSRI Ed note: Former marine on antidepressants feels like he is in a game (detachment), shoots, kills estranged girlfriend and her brother, calls 911. PTSD blamed.
Pianist’s wife accused of killing daughters struggled with mental illness — (stuff.co.nz)Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016SSRI Ed note: Mom given Zoloft, anti-anxiety drugs for sleep trouble kills her children, tries to stab herself to death, doesn't remember. Mental illness blamed.
Court rejects Brandon Daniel appeal in killing of police officer — (The Austin American-Statesman)Wednesday, February 10th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Judge decides Xanax did not cause man to think, act totally out of character for several weeks. The law does not allow for long-term intoxication. So he'll die.
Depression May Be Tied to Lower Breast Cancer Survival — (MHMR Services for the Concho Valley)Thursday, December 10th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Researchers examine variables related to the negative correlation between breast cancer survival and depression but exclude the obvious one: antidepressants.
Report: Veteran Mental Health Ignored in Capital Cases — (The Texas Tribune)Tuesday, November 10th, 2015SSRI Ed note: 5 war vets who killed people, good service records, no history of violence, executed in Texas. PTSD a factor, treatment records absent or "unavailable".
Distraught people, Deadly results – Officers often lack the training to approach the mentally unstable, experts say — (Washington Post)Tuesday, June 30th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Teen, 17, on depression medication since the age of 12, enters police station with knife, claims to have a gun, is shot by police. Other stories too.
American tragedy: At least 50% of police shooting victims struggled with mental illness — (Daily Kos)Sunday, April 5th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Police officers too often feel justified in slaughtering people diagnosed with mental illness.
Appeal of Court Termination of Parental Rights — (Justia.com)Sunday, February 15th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Woman on Prozac, Buspar, Trazodone is "not capable of caring for herself, much less a child", loses custody of daughter.
Solvay Pharma Must Face Bribery Claims — (Courthouse News Service)Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
Testimony: Defendant bragged to two women about satanic slaying — (Houston Chronicle)Sunday, December 14th, 2014
For Peyton – After losing his 13-year-old son to suicide, David James is spreading hope, one hand-knitted heart at a time — (The Alcalde)Wednesday, October 8th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Boy, 13, bullied at school given antidepressants which "seemed to be helping" until he hanged himself.
Michael Lowery Found Guilty For The Murder of His Wife: Ariana Lubelli Reports — (KRBC)Tuesday, October 7th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Man claims his wife committed suicide, convicted of her murder on circumstantial evidence.
San Antonio Police Have Radical Approach To Mental Illness: Treat It — (Kaiser Health News)Tuesday, August 19th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Police Department discovers that talking to people instead of killing them has a number of advantages.
Fog, pain medication cited as possible factors in fatal plane crash near Amarillo — (Amarillo Globe)Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
Whitewash from the Outset, the Fort Hood Shootings April 2, 2014 — (Donald J. Farber, Attorney at Law); Army Report: Fort Hood Mass Shooter Ivan Lopez on Psychotropic Cocktail of Celexa, Wellbutrin, Ambien, LunestaTuesday, May 20th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Lawyer and expert who testified before House of Representatives, at FDA public hearings exposes cover-up of SSRI effects by military brass.
Dad Of Fort Hood Shooter Says Son ‘Must Not Have Been In Right Mind’ — (Huffington Post)Friday, April 4th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Soldier on meds including Celexa, Wellbutrin, Ambien, and Lunesta goes on shooting spree, killing 3 and injuring 16. Family speculates that recent deaths responsible.
Litany of drugs, ammo and ID's seized from slain attorney's Uptown Dallas condo — (CultureMap Dallas)Monday, January 6th, 2014
‘My son is mentally ill so listen up’ — (CNN)Saturday, December 14th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Teen, drugged at 10 following bad reaction to loss of step-dad, has hallucinations, violent thoughts, gets more drugs, more problems. Mental illness blamed.
Mother Sues Pfizer Over Son’s Death from Zoloft Birth Defects — (Top Class Actions)Thursday, August 8th, 2013
In the Crosshairs: Chris Kyle, a decorated sniper, tried to help a troubled veteran. The result was tragic — (The New Yorker)Monday, June 3rd, 2013SSRI Ed note: Veteran on prescription drug cocktail including antidepressants shoots American hero.
Murder or suicide? The death of the preacher’s wife — (CBS 48 Hours)Saturday, May 25th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Woman grieves loss of daughter, given antidepressants, changes, is suicidal, dies by suicide. Ignorant television producers and family blame husband, not meds.
List of dangerous antidepressants that cause sudden death is rapidly expanding — (Natural News)Tuesday, May 21st, 2013
Difficult days preceded Iraq killings, witnesses testify — (The Olympian)Thursday, May 9th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Man given antidepressant by army psychiatrist goes berserk and kills 5 people the next day. PTSD is blamed.
A Picture of Tragedy: The family of Mark Herczog, a father killed by his son, pleads for compassion as a court trial looms — (North Bay Bohemian)Wednesday, April 10th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Man on "changing regimen of antidepressants" becomes delusional, kills father. Schizophrenia, not ADs, blamed. NCR, given neuroleptics, locked up indefinitely.
Suicide Lawyer Skip Simpson Comments on Link Between Antidepressants and Youth Suicide — (PRWEB)Saturday, March 23rd, 2013
Denton Musician Richard Haskins Attempted to Rob a Bank. He Was Also My Friend — (Dallas Observer)Tuesday, December 18th, 2012
Dallas Sunday school teacher had taken insomnia drug before killing self — (NBC News)Saturday, August 25th, 2012SSRI Ed note: Successful Dallas businessman, Sunday school teacher takes zolpidem (the sleepwalking drug) for insomnia, tries to stab wife, stabs self to death.
After two weeks Kyle daycare murder case near jurors' hands — (San Marcos Mercury)Thursday, June 28th, 2012
Beilue: Family seeks to make difference after son's suicide — (Amarillo Globe-News)Saturday, May 19th, 2012
American Airlines Flight Disruption Blamed on ‘Mental Episode’ — (Bloomberg)Tuesday, March 13th, 2012
Plane crash victims are ID’d — (My San Antonio)Tuesday, February 28th, 2012SSRI Ed note: Pilot on paroxetine (Paxil) crashes plane, killing himself and his passenger.