Expert witness says drugs to blame in sodomy case — (Times Herald-Record)Tuesday, January 25th, 2005SSRI Ed note: Teen, 15, never in trouble given Zoloft, two stimulants, complains to doc, dose is upped, he sodomizes a neighbor, is found guilty. Psychiatrist not blamed.
Uniontown shooting victim identified — (Herald-Standard)Tuesday, January 4th, 2005SSRI Ed note: Man, 21, under the influence of antidepressants and alcohol assaults sick, weak man, his son shoots the man. Man's behavior describes as uncharacteristic.
Father Held in Deaths of 2, One of Them in a Highchair — (New York Times)Wednesday, November 24th, 2004SSRI Ed note: Man on Zoloft violates restraining order, breaks into former girlfriend's apartment, shoots and kills their two daughters. Gun jams, girlfriend lives.
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.
Trial begins for man charged in death of estranged wife — (WWAYTV3)Wednesday, September 29th, 2004SSRI Ed note: Man separated from wife takes Paxil, goes to her home and kills her by shooting through the windows.
Armed man arrested at hospital — (BendigoYourGuide.com)Wednesday, September 22nd, 2004SSRI Ed note: Man is given antidepressants after breakup with girlfriend, 10 days later he threatens her, goes to her workplace heavily armed.
Aurit receives 72 years — (The Parker Chronicle)Tuesday, March 30th, 2004
Skeen Admits to Rape, Murder — (WBIR News)Wednesday, May 14th, 2003SSRI Ed note: Man on Lexapro for one month kidnaps, rapes and murders a woman. Gets life
Killer gets 3 life sentences: Alan Douglas Gates pleads guilty to murder in the July slayings of his daughter, her friend and the friend’s son — (The News & Observer)Thursday, February 13th, 2003SSRI Ed note: Man plans rape of estranged wife, ends up murdering her.
Sofa so comfy out of rain, court told — (The Shropshire Star)Tuesday, December 3rd, 2002
Minong arson suspect kills self during police standoff — (NEWS TRIBUNE)Wednesday, October 23rd, 2002
Pills linked to vicious attack on family? Teen went psycho — (EDMONTON SUN)Friday, July 5th, 2002
Guilty Plea to Rape Charge Draws 21 Years in Prison — (Post and Courier)Friday, November 16th, 2001
Duke witnesses tell of fear that gripped them in confrontation — (The News & Observer)Friday, October 12th, 2001
Was drug reaction cause of Oroville man’s actions? — (Chico Enterprise-Record)Thursday, August 16th, 2001
Angry driver gets a year in prison — (Las Vegas Sun)Saturday, June 24th, 2000
FITNESS EXAM OK’D FOR INVASION DEFENDANT — (Journal Star)Tuesday, December 15th, 1998
DEATH REMOVES MYSTIQUE FROM CUNANAN’S LIFE; OFFICIALS SAY VERSACE SUSPECT WAS SCARED, DESPERATE KILLER — (Washington Post)Sunday, July 27th, 1997SSRI Ed note: Man addicted to numerous drugs murders Gianni Versace, probably many others.
Allar’s fatal attraction began at age 7 — (The Cedar Rapids Gazette)Saturday, February 17th, 1996SSRI Ed note: Teen dumped by boyfriend put on antidepressants, she plots his murder with new boyfriend who carries it out. Charged with 2nd degree murder.
Intruder reportedly stopped Prozac treatment — (Baton Rouge Advocate)Saturday, May 27th, 1995SSRI Ed note: Man in Prozac withdrawal tries to enter While House grounds, is shot, wounded by Secret Service.
Attorney says accused wife-killer had stopped taking medication — (Boston Herald)Tuesday, December 20th, 1994SSRI Ed note: Vietnam vet on Paxil dreams of murder-suicide, nobody thinks it possible, he kills wife, is intercepted before suicide. Mental illness blamed.
Singing the Prozac Blues — (US NewsWorld Report)Monday, November 8th, 1993SSRI Ed note: Man takes Prozac and assaults his ex-wife. Believes meds responsible.
Stabbing Death Ruled Justifiable: No Charges To Be Filed Against Oglesby Woman Who Killed Her Husband — (Journal Star)Thursday, October 15th, 1992SSRI Ed note: Man on Prozac starts to act strangely, consumes entire bottle, assaults, rapes, abducts ex and toddler, she stabs him to death. Deemed justifiable homicide.
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.
Prozac Defense Used In Fayette Case — (Lexington Herald-Leader)Thursday, March 21st, 1991SSRI Ed note: Man on Prozac for two months commits assault and burglary, uses Prozac defense, is convicted but only of a misdemeanor.