Detroit police sniper shoots barricaded gunman who terrorized hostage — (Detroit Free Press)Saturday, October 31st, 2020SSRI Ed note: Man on medication for "bipolar" stops taking it, experiences mania in withdrawal, takes girlfriend hostage, killed by police after 9 hr standoff.
Brighton student took her own life two days after taking Xanax and Ketamine — (The Sussex Tab)Friday, May 24th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Popular, gifted student takes Xanax and ketamine, suffers extreme mood change, dies by suicide, coroner records open verdict.
The Cranberries Singer Dolores O’Riordan Has Died At Age 46 — (ET CANADA)Monday, January 15th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Performer stressed by split with husband gets psychiatric medication for depression, bipolar, has air rage incident (no alcohol), in Jan 2018 "dies suddenly".
Stabbing suspect’s sister: Mental illness behind attack — (Burlington Free Press)Friday, March 31st, 2017SSRI Ed note: Troubled homeless man subjected to periodic forced drugging, many assault convictions, finally kills someone. Mental illness blamed.
Dentist stabbed faith healer to death at black magic treatment centre while ‘possessed by demons’ — (The Mirror)Tuesday, April 19th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Dentist, disillusioned by ineffective depression medications, seeks alternative therapy, murders healer, possibly due to withdrawal. Sectioned, locked up.
Man killed by police officer in Cheektowaga was troubled — (The Buffalo News)Monday, March 7th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Man given antidepressants does not continue them due to cost when supply runs out, drinks, becomes aggressive, steals gun, threatens police, is shot, killed.
Mario Woods’ last moments: ‘You better squeeze that … and kill me’ — (SFGate)Tuesday, February 9th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Man on marijuana, speed and antidepressants slashes a stranger, has confrontation with police, is shot to death in the back.
Inquest into the death of Edward Wayne Logan — (Queensland Coroner)Monday, December 14th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Coroner finds that "despite" being on Lexapro, Celexa, man's personality was to blame for him being shot by police during manic, violent episode, not meds.
Police Shot Man over suspected Explosive — (Globe and Mail)Wednesday, November 18th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Police shoot but do not kill an unarmed young man carrying a plastic bag.
The Secret Service scandals, explained — (VOX Politics)Saturday, March 14th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Troubled vet on antidepressants becomes increasingly paranoid,fstand tried to scale White House fence with a knife.
Wisconsin teen shot dead by police had anxiety and depression, files show — (The Guardian)Tuesday, March 10th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Depressed and anxious teen, 19, on Xanax and illegal drugs acts strangely, is shot and killed by police.
Cleveland woman with mental illness died after police used takedown move, brother says — (Cleveland.com)Thursday, November 13th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Medical examiner does not know what killed a woman taking citalopram, quetiapine, Risperdal and Benadryl and held down on pavement by police.
Double killer Glen Patterson knifed dad and gran, court hears — (The Chronicle)Tuesday, June 24th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Young man on antidepressants becomes delusional, paranoid, kills father and grandmother. Schizophrenia blamed.
A Troubled Marine’s Final Fight — (TIME)Friday, January 31st, 2014
THE MICHAEL ELIGON INQUEST: 6 unanswered questions — (NOW Magazine)Thursday, January 23rd, 2014SSRI Ed note: Police shoot man behaving oddly. Many questions remain unanswered.
Lauren’s niece faces claims for compensation after air-rage fine—(Independant.ie)Thursday, January 9th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Air rage incident involving antidepressant and alcohol
Bangor man allegedly threatened to ‘shoot up’ health care facility over Prozac prescription — (BDN Maine)Friday, November 8th, 2013
Assault alone didn’t cause Keith’s death: Inquest — (Shields Gazette)Friday, October 18th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Man on amphetamines, high level of Celexa gets involved in a brawl, he dies from combination of head injury, heart problem and effects of meds.
Judge orders release of El Monte officers’ personnel records in Khoa Le suit — (San Gabriel Valley Tribune)Saturday, October 12th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Police officers kill man on Zoloft who had argued with his father.
Whitley man died from a combination of prescribed medication and alcohol — (GetReading)Thursday, August 15th, 2013
Knife waved in man's face in row over £100 — (Echo)Thursday, August 8th, 2013
Police: Fear of losing guns led Granville man to fire at police — (The Post Star)Monday, July 1st, 2013
Blogging Stanley Cup rioter admits lying to police — (24 Hours Vancouver)Monday, June 10th, 2013
Mom of boy, 16, killed by cops: ‘He was bipolar, depressed’ — (The Chicago Tribune)Monday, May 6th, 2013SSRI Ed note: "Normal teenager", good student, medicated for "bipolar" gets a gun and starts shooting in public, is shot and killed by police.
Ryan Freel seemed to have it all—a major league career, a loving family, a few million in the bank. But life without baseball was more than he could bear — (Sportsnet)Thursday, April 18th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Major league baseball player takes antidepressants, suffers concussion, marriage ends, he kills himself with gun.
Inquest examines fatal shooting of scissor-wielding man in East Huntingdon store — (Tribune-Review)Wednesday, March 27th, 2013
Woman hit man with saucepan in street attack — (Llanelli Star)Saturday, October 6th, 2012
West Valley man gets probation for 2008 shootout with police — (Salt Lake Tribune)Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012
Greg Matters, RCMP Shooting Victim, Was Veteran With PTSD — (Huffpost British Columbia)Thursday, September 13th, 2012SSRI Ed note: Soldier being treated (means drugged with antidepressants, antipsychotics) engages in confrontation with police, is shot and killed. Family does not understand.
Drink binge led Stoney Stanton man to racially abuse woman — (Hinckley Times)Thursday, June 21st, 2012
OCEANSIDE: Assault trial begins for police chief's wife — (U T San Diego)Thursday, May 24th, 2012
Officer cleared in fatal shooting — (Times Union)Sunday, October 9th, 2011
Report sheds new details in Rodrick Dantzler’s murder spree that killed 7, note he left to his mother — (Grand Rapids Press)Monday, October 3rd, 2011SSRI Ed note: Man who tried to get help for depression but medication "didn't work" goes on rampage, killing 7, finally dies shooting self in head.
Man who threw a bin at his girlfriend jailed — (Plymouth Herald)Saturday, October 1st, 2011
SWAT team arrests man after three-hour standoff in Hockinson — (The Columbian)Wednesday, September 14th, 2011
Suspect Shot and Killed By Deputy After Alleged Attack — (Prescott News)Monday, September 5th, 2011
Witness says Merritt ‘was on a mission’ in bar slaying — (The Knoxville News Sentinel)Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011SSRI Ed note: Man on cocktail of psych drugs including Lexapro, Wellbutrin, gets into a fight at a bar, shoots and kills a man and cuts and chews a piece of flesh. Gets life.
Drunk Westport man who assaulted garda in mid-afternoon jailed for three months — (The Mayo News)Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011
David Barker: sudden escalation from life of petty crime — (The Courier)Tuesday, August 24th, 2010
Coroner's jury rules cause of death of man shot by Taser 'undetermined' — (The State Journal-Register)Thursday, March 4th, 2010SSRI Ed note: Man on Prozac, Wellbutrin breaks into neighbours' home, beats a woman, is subdued, dies en route to hospital.
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.
Man, 21, faces charges for assaulting, threatening Benson cop during altercation — (West Central Tribune)Thursday, December 24th, 2009SSRI Ed note: Man, 21, consumes bottle of antidepressants, becomes violent and abusive.
Woman tried to open aircraft door—(BBC News)Wednesday, May 13th, 2009
Ex-Nets star Jayson Williams possessed dangerous mix of psychiatric drugs—(Daily News)Wednesday, April 29th, 2009
Ousted Surrey school teacher wins round in court battle—(bclocalnews.com)Wednesday, March 25th, 2009SSRI Ed note: Teacher on antidepressants behaves abusively, inappropriately, "bipolar disorder" blamed.
Lifetime pub ban for drunk attack on PC — (This is Cornwall)Wednesday, December 17th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Woman drinks while taking Prozac, causes disturbance, assaults police constable, is charged, banned from Pub for life. Has no memory of events.
DETROIT: Judge tosses out case against three Lincoln Park officers — (The News-Herald)Wednesday, November 26th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Man, 27, drinking and on Prozac, has a manic episode, yells threats and waves knives. Judge deems police use of deadly force - i.e. killing him - justified.