One more mass killer, one more drug-addled mind — (Daily Mail)Saturday, July 30th, 2011SSRI Ed note: Norwegian Nazi sympathizer on various "mind-altering chemicals" kills 77 people with a bomb in Oslo and by shooting children at a Labour party youth camp.
eBay man was taking medication — (Herald Sun)Wednesday, July 27th, 2011
South Carolina teen faces adult charges for school attack — (Reuters)Friday, March 18th, 2011SSRI Ed note: Teen on medications for ADHD and depression makes bombs, carries guns, shoots a school official. No motive can be identified.
Newspaper Employee Attempts to Bomb Newspaper Office: 3 Day WithdrawalThursday, June 17th, 2010
Witnesses: Kenneth Shipp Shot Huntsville Police Officer Eric Freeman Between The Eyes During Crash Investigation — (NewsWire)Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010SSRI Ed note: Man on Xanax, hydrocodone; and Prozac (fluoxetine), drinks, shoots and kills police officer during investigation of traffic accident. Gets life.
COMMENTARY: Innocents and innocence over spree-killing trial – Manchester teenagers’ plans provide an eerie reminder — (Helsinki Times)Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009SSRI Ed note: Manchester court finds two underage boys, on antidepressants, not guilty of conspiracy to murder and conspiracy to cause explosions.
Deputies Had Encountered Suspect Prior to Bomb Scare—(tricities.com)Tuesday, March 17th, 2009SSRI Ed note: Man on Effexor, Klonopin and Trileptal, drugged since a teen, has serious mood problems, fixation with bombs and lack of coping ability.
Last words provide clues to Aspen bomber’s motive — (The Vail Daily)Saturday, January 3rd, 2009SSRI Ed note: Man with legal problems takes antidepressants, plants bombs at 2 banks on New Years, watches them explode, then shoots himself.
Bomb Suspect Served in Iraq — (News 96.5 WDBO)Thursday, April 3rd, 2008SSRI Ed note: Army veteran taking antidepressants decides to build bomb, tried to carry components onto plane. Charged.
Bomb hoaxer spared prison — (North Wales Daily Post)Tuesday, November 13th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Woman on medication for depression harasses store staff with bomb threats.
Dad threatened to blow himself up — (Bucks Free Press)Tuesday, October 30th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Man, 26, takes antidepressants, after girlfriend breaks off relationship drinks, plants an explosive device, threatens to blow himself up, is apprehended.
Man Accused of Making Bomb Threats to Remain in Jail — (KSL.com)Friday, July 27th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants makes threats, is detained for being a danger to others, deemed mentally ill.
Bomb-threat doctor may be detained — (The Seattle Times)Friday, July 27th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Doctor on Effexor misses flight, calls in bomb threat, flight diverted.
Arrest adds to Oregon war veteran’s troubles — (KGW.com)Tuesday, May 1st, 2007
Bomb hoax calls ‘inspired by arrests’ — (The Courier Mail)Wednesday, December 7th, 2005SSRI Ed note: Man on Prozac makes disruptive, costly bomb threats. Bail denied.
Royko son won’t try for release on bond — (ABC News)Tuesday, April 12th, 2005SSRI Ed note: Ordinary husband and father of 3 on antidepressants attempts to rob bank, threatening them with a pretend bomb.
Shooter Described As Deeply Disturbed — (Washington Post)Thursday, March 24th, 2005SSRI Ed note: Teen, 16, many past losses, loving relationship with grandparents, no history of violence, gets Prozac dose increased, goes on shooting spree killing 10.
Plea Expected in Bank Robbery Case — (Mountain News)Thursday, January 6th, 2005SSRI Ed note: Man, 18, on Zoloft and with no criminal history, and his friend rob a bank, are immediately apprehended.
Man Detonates Bomb: Is Killed by Police — (WOOD8TV)Thursday, November 11th, 2004SSRI Ed note: "Kind, gentle soul" on antidepressants after losing job and girlfriend makes explosive device, breaks into her home to detonate, is killed by police.
Man charged with threatening Cheney — (WOOD TV8)Wednesday, November 3rd, 2004SSRI Ed note: Man in withdrawal from antidepressants drinks, threatens to blow up himself and the US Vice President.
Pilot Took Amphetamines before Fatal Helicopter Crash, Report Says — (Milwaukee Journal Sentinal)Wednesday, May 12th, 2004SSRI Ed note: Pilot lies about drug use on his license application, not entitled to carry passengers, flies on high levels of Prozac and amphetamine, crashes, 3 die.
Suicide Bomb — (WTOL 11)Tuesday, January 20th, 2004SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants builds a bomb, blows himself up.
Bomb victim toted a concealed weapon — (USA Today)Wednesday, September 3rd, 2003SSRI Ed note: Co-worker of bomb-carrying bank robber, possibly part of conspiracy, dies with antidepressants in his system.
Suspect admitted to threats, FBI says — (Tri-city Herald)Wednesday, June 18th, 2003SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants threatens to blow up the Grand Coulee Dam.
Former library worker jailed in connection with Yale bombing — (ABC News)Friday, June 6th, 2003SSRI Ed note: Man, 20, steals rare books and tries to sell them after stopping Prozac. Also suspect in bombing.
Muslim Leader Wants Response To Bomb PlotMonday, August 26th, 2002
Pharmacologist testifies that drugs may have led to pipe bomb killings — (Pittsburgh Live)Wednesday, May 22nd, 2002
Jones, child fighting for lives — (Roswell Daily Record)Monday, March 18th, 2002SSRI Ed note: Man, 27, on antidepressants takes 5-yr-old girl hostage, shoots her and two others in the head, then kills himself. No motive, no illegal drug use.
Arson attacker found hanging — (South Wales Argus)Friday, December 7th, 2001SSRI Ed note: Man, 20, in jail for petrol-bomb attack, commits suicide by hanging himself from bedpost. Mental illness blamed.
Impaired pilot crashed plane — (Anchorage Daily News)Monday, August 27th, 2001
Family explores a son’s dilemma — (St. Petersburg Times)Tuesday, October 19th, 1999
Prozac found at Wedgwood Baptist killer’s house — (Star-Telegram)Tuesday, September 21st, 1999SSRI Ed note: Man taking Prozac, possibly in withdrawal, shoots and kills 7 people at church, then kills himself.
$500,000 bail set for doctor accused accused of hiring hit man — (The Star-Ledger)Friday, May 28th, 1999
Bomb suspect says he meant to kill himself — (The Des Moines Register)Thursday, January 7th, 1999
Teen jailed after Oregon high school shooting spree — (CNN)Thursday, May 21st, 1998SSRI Ed note: Teen, 15, taking or withdrawing from Prozac brings a gun to school, kills fellow student and wounds 23 others. Paranoid schizophrenia blamed.
Friends remember stormy affair that ended in standoff, death — (The News & Observer)Friday, August 30th, 1996
MAN’S WIFE SENSED CRISIS WAS BREWING “HE WASN’T A HAPPY MAN” — (Worcester Telegram & Gazette)Monday, June 24th, 1996
Slain Wilbraham man called genius, menace — (Springfield Union-News)Tuesday, February 14th, 1995SSRI Ed note: Young man on Prozac goads police into shooting him, they kill him.
NH Suspect Shot, Killed In Robbery At PA Motel — (New Hampshire Union Leader)Saturday, December 17th, 1994SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants engages in numerous crimes, is killed by police while robbing a store, sexually assaulting a clerk.
Doctor Says Drugs Put Bombing Suspect in Fantasyland — (The New York Times)Wednesday, May 11th, 1994SSRI Ed note: Man on 3 psych meds including Prozac slips into fantasy state, takes home-made explosive on subway as part of planned extortion, is charged.
Man Found Guilty Of Attempted Robbery — (Post-Tribune)Thursday, March 18th, 1993SSRI Ed note: Man on Prozac drinks, robs convenience store, court decides Prozac doesn't affect knowledge of right vs wrong, no understanding that it removes self-control.