Archive for Unemployed

Depressed dad, 47, who lost IT job due to coronavirus pandemic takes his own life — (The Mirror)
SSRI Ed note: Man loses job in pandemic, is prescribed antidepressant, he appears to be fine but dies by suicide with no warning. Meds not suspected.
Revealed: Finsbury Park terror suspect was sent to rehab for drink and drugs addictions as his sister claims he stole wallet from their blind great granddad — (The Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Finsbury Park terror suspect revealed as devoted father, troubled man, suicidal after splitting with long-time partner and taking antidepressants.
Louisiana Gunman’s History Shows Record of Mental Health Issues – Three people were killed, including the alleged shooter; nine others wounded — (Wall Street Journal)
SSRI Ed note: Man who takes antidepressant intermittently, has a record of rage incidents, shoots and kills 2 and injures 9.
Coroner’s probe: Why did Dunedin father Edward Livingstone kill his children? — (OTAGO DAILY TIMES)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Celexa, Lexapro & sleep aid has strange dreams, assaults wife, is psychotic, knows meds are cause, stops them, kills family and self. Meds not blamed.
Dead baby was found with cocaine, opiates, and anti-depressants in her stomach, report finds — (The Independent)
SSRI Ed note: Baby dies with small amounts of cocaine, tramadol, mirtazapine in her stomach. Coroner concludes cause of death “unascertained.
New jury asked to decide: Was it suicide pact or husband covering up murder? — (The Oregonian)
SSRI Ed note: Couple taking serious doses of pain meds and antidepressants plan to die in suicide pact, he survives, is charged with murder but acquitted.
Magnotta complained of hearing voices, being stalked, doctor testifies — (The Globe and Mail)
Family devastated by son’s suicide in Farmington jail — (St.Louis Post-Dispatch)
SSRI Ed note: Man going on and off meds gets worse and worse, gets into trouble, dies by suicide.
Charleville tragedy: Family and friends gather for removal of twins (9) and older brother — (Sunday Independent)
SSRI Ed note: Adopted eldest son "on a lot of medication for his mental health" violently stabs his younger twin siblings to death and kills himself, no motive or warning.
Lawyer: Mental issues behind hammer attack — (New Britain Herald)
Antidepressant overdose kills woman — (The Press)
Highland Park woman to get hearing to decide if she can retract guilty plea to killing son — (The Star-Ledger)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants, "history of mental illness", smothers 6-yr-old son, wants re-trial to plead mental illness as cause.
Jury Finds Melissa Amber Dalton Guilty – Brevard NC — (The Transylvania Times)
Carfax tower death fall man 'a wonderful person who gave so much to the community' — (Oxford Mail)
Norton man found hanged had history of mental health problems — (Stourbridge News)
Lesbian who married her lover in one of Britain’s first same-sex weddings was found hanged in a cemetery after the marriage fell apart — (Mail Online)
Attacked Midland man living in fear took his own life — (Birmingham Mail)
Kapsik guilty of second-degree murder — (Winnipeg Free Press)
SSRI Ed note: Man on 12 drugs with no history of domestic violence murders wife, has no explanation
Crawley man killed himself after losing benefits — (The Argus)
Mow Cop dad died after battle with depression — (The Sentinel)
Worker spoke of suicide plans weeks before jumping to his death — (Grimsby Telegraph)
Man's body so badly decomposed that identification was impossible — (Herald Express)
Woman who was sexually abused as a child died from excess drinking, inquest rules — (North Devon Journal)
Blogging Stanley Cup rioter admits lying to police — (24 Hours Vancouver)
Was grandmother driven to suicide by the 'bedroom tax'? Unemployed woman, 53, hit by £20-a-week charge dies after leaving note saying the Government was to blame— (Mail Online)
Sign of the times? Heywood tenant wages war on estate agents — (Manchester Evening News)
Jobless Henham man hanged himself, coroner rules — (Hertz and Essex Observer)
Severely depressed’ man falls to death after job loss — (Newbury News)
Case of Daniel J. — (Superior Court of Los Angeles County)
Tetney woman was found with 30 tablets in her stomach, inquest hears — (Louth Leader)
Depressed man hanged himself in Titchfield guesthouse — (The Western Wards Gazette)
Inquest: Dad's death 'accidental' Man died after his car hit tree at high speed — (Newcastle Evening Chronicle)
Lashing out at partner made bipolar sufferer realise she needed help — (Daily Record)
SSRI Ed note: Woman becomes manic on antidepressants, assaults partner, gets diagnosed bipolar, now believes she has disease and needs medication.
Tewkesbury man's death was accidental says coroner —(Tewkesbury ADMAG)
Rise in suicides and prescription of anti-depressant drugs blamed on the financial crisis — (Manchester Evening News)
Brief History of Our Son — (White Wreath)
Suicide confirmed in mystery of Ellesmere Port man who went missing on sister’s wedding day — (Chester Chronicle)
Dela Rosa statement played for jury in toddler death case — (Washington Post)
SSRI Ed note: Mom in antidepressant withdrawal kills her daughter by throwing her off a 44-foot walkway.
Searchers find the body of missing Salmon Creek man — (The Columbian)
Arson suspect's son says mom needs mental help — (KTRE)
Driver was three times over limit — (Derbyshire Times)
Medication may have affected mum's behaviour — (Fingal Independent)
Domestic Violence Death Review Committee — (Chief Coroner of Ontario)
Ex-Prisoner threatened to kell baby with knife, Bristol Crown Court hears — (Bristol Post)
SSRI Ed note: Ex-prisoner on anti-depressants assaults wife, threatens child. This is out-of-character behaviour.
Man on sex charges took his own life — (Manchester Evening News)
Cops shoot armed mentally-ill man 8 times after he set fire to his home, threatened firefighters — (New York Daily News)
City sex tourist set free after 3 years in jail — (Winnipeg Free Press)
Psychiatrist: Sadowski was insane at time of crime — (The Daily Breeze)
Debt-ridden mother who drowned son in bath is detained — (The Independent)
SSRI Ed note: Dependent woman worries about money, GP prescribes antidepressants, sleeping pills, she drowns her son, attempts suicide.