Open verdict on death of teacher found hanging — (icberkshire)Thursday, November 30th, 2006SSRI Ed note: Man who lost his son given antidepressants, he feels worse, dies by hanging himself, wife finds him. Coroner give open verdict.
Montreal woman pleads innocent in son’s drowning — (The Rutland Herald)Saturday, August 19th, 2006SSRI Ed note: Mother on antidepressants, worried about pending separation from spouse drowns her 8-yr-old son, attempts suicide, Sentenced to 15 years.
Mother, son and Nashua teenager missing, Police say they may be heading out West — (The Concord Monitor)Thursday, June 22nd, 2006SSRI Ed note: Counselor on Prozac and Wellbutrin has relationship with teen client, they run off together with her young son.
Ayersville teacher guilty of having sex with student — (The Toledo Blade)Monday, May 1st, 2006SSRI Ed note: English teacher on Zoloft has sex with male student, 17, resigns from job, loses license.
University lecturer hangs himself over failed relationship — (News and Star)Wednesday, April 26th, 2006SSRI Ed note: science lecturer
The tapes that convicted Smart: Cecelia Pierce’s role — (KeeneEquinox)Thursday, April 20th, 2006SSRI Ed note: Teacher on Prozac masterminds murder of her unfaithful husband.
Disease drove Dean to death — (This is Oxford)Thursday, April 20th, 2006SSRI Ed note: Dean of Oxford business school has sore eye, visits GP, given antidepressants, gets worse, suspects Sjogren's syndrome, commits suicide. No clear diagnosis.
Angel in the French classroom — (The Star-Ledger)Friday, March 24th, 2006SSRI Ed note: Teacher taking Wellbutrin to stop smoking almost dies from a seizure caused by the medication, but is saved by a student who knows CPR.
TALE OF 2 MOLESTER-TEACHERS — (World Net Daily)Friday, March 24th, 2006SSRI Ed note: Two teachers, both on Prozac, have sex with a number of boys under 15. "Mental illness" identified after charges laid, not attributed to medication.
French Hostage Drama Ends — (The Oregonian)Thursday, March 9th, 2006SSRI Ed note: Depressed teacher on medication takes 21 students and two aides hostage,
Teacher admits killing girl, apologizes — (Yomiuri Shimbun)Tuesday, February 21st, 2006SSRI Ed note: Cram school teacher on antidepressants stabs 12-yr-old girl to death because he thinks she is disrespectful, suspects she complained about him.
Teacher’s tragic death was suicide — (The Rutland and Stamford Mercury)Thursday, December 1st, 2005SSRI Ed note: Teacher, depressed and suicidal while on antidepressants, has distorted self-image. In January he decides to wean himself off antidepressants, in June he dies by suicide.
Disintegration — (Miami New Times)Thursday, September 15th, 2005SSRI Ed note: Successful young woman from close family takes Paxil, hangs herself from door handle (classic SSRI suicide). Depression is blamed.
High school teacher commits suicide — (The Herald-Tribune)Monday, August 8th, 2005
Teacher sentenced for sex with teen — (The Sheboygan Press)Saturday, May 14th, 2005SSRI Ed note: Teacher, 37, on Paxil drinks, has affair with 15-yr-old girl, is found out, loses freedom, right to vote, carry a gun, becomes registered sex offender.
Music tribute to lost love will seed legacy to pupils — (The Boston Herald)Tuesday, December 7th, 2004SSRI Ed note: Young woman, 23, given Zoloft for trauma of fire and losing friends, dies from drug effects as she and her fiance plan their wedding. May have been suicide.
Documents released in alleged sex case — (Ocala Star-Banner)Friday, December 3rd, 2004SSRI Ed note: Teacher on Paxil and Wellbutrin has sexual affair with 14-yr-old student. Charged, she claims insanity.
Drugs Probe Inquest Wait — (This is Exeter)Saturday, June 26th, 2004SSRI Ed note: Teacher on citalopram commits suicide by setting himself on fire.
Murder-suicide reported; teen and officer are found dead — (San Bernadino Press-Enterprise)Saturday, January 3rd, 2004SSRI Ed note: Woman, 19 on antidepressants shoots former fiance, then herself in murder-suicide.
OVERWHELMED Teacher Jane killed herself after work pressure got to her — (Daily Mirror)Saturday, October 4th, 2003SSRI Ed note: Teacher takes Seroxat (Paxil) for stress, dies in a dramatic suicide by setting herself on fire.
Principal Taken Into Custody At School — (CTNow)Tuesday, August 26th, 2003SSRI Ed note: Principal on antidepressants threatens parents, steals from school, loses job and is charged.
Coroner calls for drug to be Withdrawn — (The Western Mail)Wednesday, March 12th, 2003SSRI Ed note: Brecon coroner calls for withdrawal of Paxil after retired teacher Colin Whitfield takes it and dies by suicide.
Ex-Aide Gets Jail For Sexual Abuse — (The Salt Lake Tribune)Saturday, September 1st, 2001
DOCTOR TESTIFIES DRUG BROUGHT ON DEFENDANT’S MENTAL DISORDER — (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)Thursday, June 29th, 2000
Police suspect teacher in rash of arson cases — (Columbus Dispatch)Friday, April 14th, 2000
Suicides blamed on SSRI drugs — (Eastern Arizona Courier)Wednesday, January 12th, 2000
A HERO, AND THAT’S THE TRUTH — (The Hartford Courant)Thursday, December 16th, 1999
Woman distraught by custody fight accused of killing sons — (The Associated Press)Friday, May 14th, 1999
‘Prozac made our father kill our mother then himself’ — (Mail on Sunday)Sunday, November 30th, 1997SSRI Ed note: Retired teacher takes Prozac, suffocates wife then commits suicide by jumping off cliff. Family sues, probably settled since no record of trial outcome.
Panel Upholds Firing Of Star Lake Teacher – Report Says Healy’s “Rampage’ Inexcusable — (Watertown Daily Times)Sunday, August 6th, 1995SSRI Ed note: Teacher in withdrawal from Prozac uncharacteristically gets into an altercation after a basketball game, loses his job.
Blame Game Hits New Low — (Boston Globe)Wednesday, April 5th, 1995SSRI Ed note: Ignorant reporter makes fun of the consequences of antidepressant side effects, clearly not believing they are real.
Students counseled in wake of suicide — (Tampa Tribune)Saturday, March 28th, 1992SSRI Ed note: Teacher and Vietnam vet on Prozac learns that his contract will not be renewed, commits suicide.
Trial begins on attempted murder charge, La Mesan was shot at point-blank range — (San Diego Union-Tribune)Sunday, December 15th, 1991SSRI Ed note: Man on steroids, Prozac, other meds is enraged when girlfriend breaks up, takes arsonal, drives around bent on murder, shoots a stranger in the face.
PROZAC ON TRIAL: `INVOLUNTARY INTOXICATION’? DEFENSE ATTORNEY IN MURDER CASE INTENDS TO PROVE ‘WONDER DRUG’ GUILTY — (Deseret News)Sunday, March 24th, 1991SSRI Ed note: Former Eagle Scout, missionary, & schoolteacher takes Prozac, behaves bizarrely, kills a woman, charged w. murder. Pleads involuntary intoxication, fails.