Knife-wielding Lancaster man killed by cops was mentally-ill, off meds, sister says — (New York Post)Monday, September 14th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Man in withdrawal from antidepressants, neuroleptics has episode of mania, psychosis, charges at police officer with knife, is shot and killed.
Man, 35, was found by royal protection officers in grounds of Princess Anne’s country home after he threatened to stab her in series of 999 calls, court hears — (The Daily Mail)Friday, June 19th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Man taking psych meds suffers from violent thoughts, obsessed with stabbing Princess Anne, banned from park near her home.
Woman who used machete to force ex-boyfriend into sex sentenced to 20 years in psychiatric hospital — (7NEWS)Saturday, November 2nd, 2019SSRI Ed note: Teen prescribed psych meds doesn't always take them, attacks ex twice in 2 years, forces sex on him, judge demands she take meds, 20 yrs in psych hospital,
Joshua Corbett, Sandra Bullock Stalker, Found Dead From Self-Inflicted Wound After Police Standoff — (INQUISITR)Thursday, May 3rd, 2018SSRI Ed note: Man diagnosed with "bipolar schizophrenia" stalks Sandra Bullock, forced psych meds, collects arsenal, convicted, kills himself during standoff with police.
Ex-Fort Carson soldier admits to killing man in botched robbery — (Colorado Springs Gazette)Friday, January 27th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Ex-soldier diagnosed with PTSD, on medication for depression and anxiety, breaks in to a home with plans to steal, stabs a man to death. Gets 45 - 60 yrs.
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.
Officer cleared in fatal shooting of armed Ludlow man — (Bangor Daily News)Thursday, September 3rd, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man on drug cocktail and alcohol dies in confrontation with police
Allegedly mentally ill man says he’s ‘proud’ to be cop killer — (Chicago Sun-Times)Thursday, July 30th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants, arrested for illegal drugs, goes "off script" at trial, behaves bizarrely, justifies shooting policewoman, killing another cop.
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.
Police: Arson suspect upset he had to move out — (The Columbian)Monday, June 16th, 2014
Pulaski man gets 27 years for hammer attack — (Richmond Times-Dispatch)Friday, March 14th, 2014
Police: Man confessed to killing mother with pen before his death — (WLWT5)Monday, February 24th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants starts behaving strangely before stabbing mom.
Ian Thorpe ‘admitted to rehab’ after incident with police — (Courier Mail)Tuesday, February 4th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Swimming champion taking pain medication and antidepressants found disoriented.
From beauty to beast: I watched my ex-wife's descent into drugs, violence and murder — (Daily Mirror)Saturday, February 2nd, 2013
Man slapped girlfriend in the face — (Daily Record)Thursday, October 18th, 2012
Beast who raped and murdered pensioner lies to police he killed a child — (Daily Record)Friday, June 15th, 2012
Runner pleads guilty to murder: Barbour man beat his ex-wife to death — (The Inter-Mountain)Thursday, May 24th, 2012SSRI Ed note: Alcoholic on antidepressants and painkillers drinks, murders ex-wife.
Citing Mental Illness, Nodarse Pleads Guilty to Role in Triple Murder — (Darien Patch)Tuesday, September 20th, 2011SSRI Ed note: Man taking antidepressants and drinking breaks into home, shoots and kills 3, pleads guilty but mentally ill and gets life.
Rochester bat attack suspect to stay in jail on $50g cash bail — (Fosters Daily Democrat)Thursday, August 11th, 2011
Vacaville teen suspected in rape and stabbing attack will be tried as adult — (The Reporter)Saturday, March 26th, 2011SSRI Ed note: "ADHD" teen on antidepressants (& probably stimulants) breaks into house, rapes girl, stabs baby, goes to sleep at scene, is tried as adult.
Attorney’s argue to suppress teen’s statements, confession — (Effingham Daily News)Wednesday, February 16th, 2011SSRI Ed note: Indigent 15-yr-old with 85 I.Q. on Xanax gets Cymbalta for suicidality drinks, becomes psychotic, murders neighbors, NCR nixed, gets life with no parole.
Just how mentally ill was Tang? — (The Tech)Friday, December 3rd, 2010
Woman given probation for 8 Pine burglaries — (Payson Roundup)Friday, November 26th, 2010SSRI Ed note: Woman stops taking antidepressants when insurance runs out, launches a series of burglaries of neighbours, is caught, gets probation.
Michael Tisius sent to Missouri's death row for horribly botched jailbreak — (The Pitch)Wednesday, September 29th, 2010
Wedding guest got drunk and went on rampage — (Cambridge News)Tuesday, August 17th, 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.
Chicoan to get evaluation before sentencing — (Chicoer News)Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010SSRI Ed note: Upstanding, respected family man takes antidepressant, drinks, burglarizes a student residence, sexually assaults young woman.
Pilot gets 2 years in theft, foray into U.S. Canadian had hoped to be shot down — (St Louis Post-Dispatch)Wednesday, November 4th, 2009
23 Year Old Pleads Guilty to Six Crimes—(Duluth News Tribune—(Duluth News Tribune)Thursday, May 21st, 2009
Man on Med For Depression Attacks Landlord and Is Shot To Death—(cbs3springfield.com)Thursday, May 21st, 2009
Accused in killing of Que. political aide on antidepressants: Defence—(Calgary Herald)Tuesday, May 19th, 2009SSRI Ed note: Man on Effexor kills woman, jailed he comes of medication, realizes what has happened. Court refuses to accept role of medication.
Westporter pleads guilty to lesser charges — (The Hour)Friday, January 30th, 2009SSRI Ed note: Young man on antidepressants breaks into home of girlfriend, threatens her with knife. Faces posible 10 yr sentence.
Westporter pleads guilty to lesser charges — (The Hour)Friday, January 30th, 2009SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants drinks, breaks into girlfriend's apartment, threatens her with knife, flees, is charged.
Police say heart transplant teen plotted murder — (CNN)Friday, August 29th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Teen on drug combo incl antidepressants, becomes dangerous, conceives a plot to kill a neighbour, stops the A/Ds, the violent thoughts disappear.
Lawyer’s insanity defense succeeds in Stamford court — (The Stamford Advocate)Tuesday, May 20th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Lawyer prescribed Adderall, Prozac, suffers psychotic episode, shoots at motorist, breaks in to ex's home, court recognizes meds responsible.
Man Found Not Guilty in Two Stabbings — (Daily News Tribune)Thursday, March 13th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Man in withdrawal from Zoloft and Zyprexa stabs neighbours for no reason at a meal. Court finds insane, mental ilness blamed.
Machete man’s sentence cut — (Cotswold Journal)Thursday, January 31st, 2008SSRI Ed note: Man, 44, in antidepressant withdrawal attacks former spouse and her boyfriend.
Ex-soldier shot by police may have had fake gun — (CTV News)Wednesday, December 19th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Former soldier on antidepressants over-reacts to remark by friend, threatens him, goes to his apartment with fake weapon, is shot, killed by police.
Machete Maniac Jailed — (The Argus)Saturday, October 20th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants repeatedly assaults partner in front of child.
City/Region News — (The Register-Guard)Tuesday, October 9th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants drinks, her behavior spirals out of control, she burns down her neighbour's home, is charged.
Girlfriend Believes Chantix Contributed to Texas Musician’s Death — (ABC News)Wednesday, September 5th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Talented musician takes Chantix to stop smoking, has hallucinations / dreams while awake, this leads to him being shot by neighbour. Girlfriend blames med.
Police reveal details of alleged slay plot — (The Boston Globe)Tuesday, May 22nd, 2007SSRI Ed note: Man in withdrawal from antidepressant becomes unpredictible, abusive to wife, tries to hire someone to kill her and his daughter. In court he is confused.
Guidance counselor appealing peeping sentence — (The Helena Independent Record)Saturday, April 7th, 2007SSRI Ed note: School guidance counsellor on Paxil "peeps" with camera into home of student, is charged, appeals, claims medication to blame.
Jailed: for Burnham burglary crook can’t remember — (Burnham Highbridge Weekly)Wednesday, March 28th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Young man taking antidepressants drinks, commits a clumsy break-in which he does not remember, is caught, charged, imprisoned for 20 months.
Merrimack man charged in assault on officer — (The Cabinet Press)Friday, March 9th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Man taking Prozac drinks, becomes aggressive and abusive, assaults 2 police officers. Charged, fined, faces prison sentence.
Lawyer: Woman changed mind about killing ex-boyfriend — (Journal Inquirer)Tuesday, December 19th, 2006SSRI Ed note: Woman on Zoloft plans to stab and kill her ex-boyfriend, breaks into his house intoxicated, he comes home and subsues her.
Four years’ jail for chainsaw attack pathetic, says mother — (The Scotsman)Wednesday, September 20th, 2006SSRI Ed note: "Decent family man" takes seroxat (Paxil/paroxetine), drinks, runs amok attacking family with chainsaw. gets 4 yrs in jail, judge says drug no excuse.
Defense to argue impairment in trial / New Trial Allows Involuntary Intoxication Defense — (WQAD)Friday, January 20th, 2006SSRI Ed note: Illinois on Zoloft, antihistamines shoots wife and her lover, court, is almost denied involuntary intoxication defense.
Police: Palmerton man set fire to wife’s home — (The Morning Call)Wednesday, June 29th, 2005SSRI Ed note: Man who recently changed antidepressants stalks, threatens, and harasses his estranged wife, violates restraining order and burns down house.