Letter from Anne J.Thursday, April 28th, 2022SSRI Ed note: Young teen is put on Prozac at psych hospital, is released, has a bad reaction, chases friend with hammer, friend's mother blames Anne, not the drug.
Jessica Camilleri sentenced to 21 years, seven months prison for beheading mother Rita — (The Australian)Friday, March 12th, 2021SSRI Ed note: Woman forced to take psych drugs all her life tries to get off, behaviour deteriorates, stabs her mother to death in "stabbing frenzy". Mental illness blamed.
Man charged with killing wife, kids after being found in bed with bodies — (The New York Post)Wednesday, December 16th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants drinks beer, stabs wife and children to death, climbs into bed with them until he is found.
Former Firefighter Accused of Trying to Kill Wife in Murder-for-Hire Plot — (ABC News)Sunday, September 13th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Man on medication, "not the same" since fatal fire (likely put on meds then), attempts to hire hit man to kill wife. He cannot explain, says not like him at all.
Oklahoma woman arrested after allegedly stabbing infant — (Stillwater News-Press)Thursday, August 20th, 2020SSRI Ed note: New mom recently diagnosed with post-partum depression (= antidepressants) stabs husband and baby.
Mental Illness and Police Violence — (Psych Central)Monday, August 10th, 2020SSRI Ed note: People diagnosed mentally ill (= drugged), are 16 times more likely to be killed by police that others. Meds the usual cause of aggressive behaviour.
Berkshire DA releases documents revealing possible motive in grisly murder-suicide — (The Berkshire Edge)Wednesday, February 12th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Man treated at psychiatric facility, wife believes his opioid addiction a side effect of other medication, drinks, kills wife, three kids, then himself.
Mental illness caused MUN student to attempt murder on Signal Hill in St. John’s, judge says — (The Telegram)Monday, February 10th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Intelligent engineering student takes antidepressants, tries to jump off cliff with friend, gets 4 years for attempted murder. Judge blames mental illness.
Police identify man who was killed in police standoff after shooting trooper — (Pennsylvania Patriot-News)Thursday, December 12th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Man on psych meds for many years stops taking them, shoots at police when they arrive to do a welfare check. Police shoot and kill him.
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,
Matthew Bernard, suspect in Blake Bivens family killings, put on suicide watch — (New York Post)Thursday, August 29th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Young man "battling mental health issues" becomes psychotic, murders 3, runs naked while resisting arrest. Akathisia?
Psychiatrist says Silva Koshwal should be held responsible for ex-girlfriend’s murder — (CBC News)Tuesday, August 20th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants, sleeping pills., illegal drugs and alcohol brutally murders, dismembers ex, claims not to remember anything.
Eritrean Migrant Held on Murder Charge Over Railway Death of Child Has ‘Psychiatric Problems’ — (Breitbart)Tuesday, July 30th, 2019SSRI Ed note: "Model" refugee off work, gets psychiatric help, becomes delusional, violent, threatens neighbor, kills child. All are surprised. Then diagnosed schizophrenic.
Police release body camera footage of teenage girl’s fatal shooting — (ABC Eyewitness News)Saturday, July 13th, 2019SSRI Ed note: High school student on antidepressants goes on a bizarre rampage, driving recklessly, pointing a toy gun at police, who shoot and kill her.
Bond set at $1 million for Decatur woman charged in husband’s shooting death — (Huntsville Real-Time News)Thursday, March 7th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Woman, no record,speeds away from Deputy, taken to psych hospital, starts acting "weird". Weeks later shoots, kills husband she "loves with all her heart".
Mentally ill man allegedly stabbed shopper to death after ‘exchanging words’ outside store — (Devon Live)Monday, January 7th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Happily married man gets mental health treatment, condition deteriorates, stops medication, suffers delusions, stabs stranger to death. Mental illness blamed.
Noera Ayaz fought against domestic violence, then apparently killed her sons and herself. Her family struggles to understand why — (The Washington Post)Tuesday, January 1st, 2019SSRI Ed note: Perfect mom, attorney, charity supporter takes antidepressants, husband notices worrying changes, kills 2 sons, self. Family in disbelief, meds not suspected.
Woman who falsely claimed she was pregnant three times killed herself after becoming depressed she had no kids — (The Mirror)Wednesday, October 24th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants is self-destructive, attempts suicide by overdose, second attempt succeeds. Coroner rejects suicide verdict. Childlessness blamed.
Man stabbed wife to death in shower in real-life Psycho attack then joked with police when they arrived — (The Mirror)Sunday, September 16th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Financier, no history of vio;ence, takes antidepressant, files to divorce wife of 30+ years, stabs her to death in shower, calls police and jokes with them.
Aspiring model stabbed himself to death during drunken row with girlfriend — (METRO)Wednesday, July 25th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Man being treated for "depression and anxiety" drinks vodka, argues with girlfriend, stabs himself to death. Alcohol blamed. Coroner unsure it was suicide.
Two murder charges in bizarre killing of family members — (Gaston Gazette)Monday, May 21st, 2018SSRI Ed note: Psychiatrist treats businessman with medication for anxiety, he gets much worse, drives jeep into building killing 2. Conclusion? he needs psychiatric help.
Roger Self was a prominent businessman who had a background in law enforcement — (The Gaston Gazette)Sunday, May 20th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Devout christian/model citizen on antidepressant has personality change, drives car into restaurant family dinner, kills 2, injures 4. Mental illness blamed.
David Browning jailed over Jillian Howell ‘bully’ murder — (BBC)Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
Medicines for Treating Autism’s Core Symptoms / Autism not associated with violence, advocates say — (Autism Speaks Canada / The Star)Tuesday, April 24th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Van killer had odd behaviours resembling pysch drug side effects. Crime attributed to autism. Meds never mentioned/suspected, he is found guilty,
FBI and Ithaca Police Find AR-15, Homemade Bomb in Former Cornell Student’s Apartment — (The Cornell Daily Sun)Wednesday, April 4th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Diagnosed student taking psych meds stockpiles weapons, ammunition, stops taking meds, becomes manic, builds a bomb, is caught, faces serious prison time.
Man who killed Colorado deputy fled mental ward in 2014, document shows — (The Chicago Tribune)Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018SSRI Ed note: Honorably discharged army veteran, lawyer on multiple psych meds stockpiles ammunition, starts acting strangely, shoots at police officers, kills 1, injures 4.
Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock was prescribed anti-anxiety drug months before killing — (The Washington Examiner)Wednesday, October 4th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Ordinary, sane retired accountant on anti-anxiety meds shoots people at concert killing 59, dies by suicide. No motive, no brain abnormality found.
Launceston father and child sex abuse victim stabbed himself after refusing medication and counsellingThursday, September 7th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Man taking medication for anxiety stabs himself to death in front of parents.
Mother accused of stabbing 4 children, husband to death — (WSB-TV 2 Atlanta)Friday, July 7th, 2017SSRI Ed note: "Loving mother, wife", "depressed" over father's death, starts to behave bizarrely, murders husband and 4 "great and happy" kids. No motive. Antidepressants?
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)Wednesday, June 21st, 2017SSRI Ed note: Finsbury Park terror suspect revealed as devoted father, troubled man, suicidal after splitting with long-time partner and taking antidepressants.
‘He was afraid’: Mother seeks answers after her mentally ill son is shot dead by police — (Yahoo)Monday, June 12th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Man diagnosed schizoid and bipolar stops meds, has manic episode, is shot and killed by police.
Mother speaks out after SIU lays no charges in son’s police shooting death — (The Star)Tuesday, June 6th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Man diagnosed schizophrenic at 18 stops meds, has serious withdrawal reaction, is erratic, commits theft, is shot, killed by police. Shooting "justified".
Elizabeth Wettlaufer pleads guilty to all charges in killing of 8 seniors — (Global News)Thursday, June 1st, 2017SSRI Ed note: Nurse on antidepressants, neuroleptics, has periodic urges to kill people ("red surges"), acts on them, feels terrible guilt, turns herself in.
Jayme Pasieka went on a murderous rampage and his victims’ families may never know why — (The Edmonton Journal)Monday, April 3rd, 2017SSRI Ed note: Young man prescribed antidepressants for insomnia, anxiety, starts behaving strangely, later has a psychotic breakdown, stabs 5, killing 2. Gets life.
Man Charged With Murder in Death of Emergency Worker in the Bronx — (New York Times)Friday, March 17th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Man intoxicated on psychiatric and illegal drugs, semi-delirious, hijacks an ambulance, runs over EMT, killing her. Lawyer blames mental illness.
NC teen who beheaded mom released from mental health site a week earlier, source says — (The Charlotte Observer)Thursday, March 9th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Socially withdrawn teen in precarious immigration situation sent to psychiatric facility, given 4 medications, murders, decapitates mum in psychotic state.
The Quebec [Mosque] attack: The accused was being treated for anxiety and alcohol problems — (Actualité, Journal de Quebec)Monday, February 6th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Man on SSRIs since teens develops alcohol problems, violent thoughts, starts Paxil in Jan 2017, two weeks later shoots, kills 6 at mosque, cannot explain why.
GP found dead after being suspended over bipolar disorder blog — (Health Diary)Monday, September 19th, 2016SSRI Ed note: GP taking medication for bipolar blogs about her condition, exhibits odd behaviour and suicidal acts, is suspended, medication increased, dies by suicide.
Mother ‘smothered her five-month-old son after having a blazing row with her husband during a holiday on the south of France’ — (The Daily Mail)Friday, September 16th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Woman treated in U.K. hospital for depression, no history of violence, goes on holiday, starts to behave erratically, is argumentative, kills her baby.
Man accused of killing Island Lake woman claims he was insane at the time — (Chicago Tribune)Monday, September 12th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Man on psych meds incl antidepressants, history of suicide attempts, odd ideas, is violent, antisocial, murders a woman. Schizoaffective disorder blamed.
Tulsa Police: Woman Tries To Kill Her 2 Kids, Calls Them Cannibals — (News9 Oklahoma)Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016SSRI Ed note: Woman in withdrawal from antidepressant decides her children are cannibals, tries to burn them to death in their apartment. They are rescued, she is charged.
Girl whose mum put her in a oven begs for her to remain in jail — (Newsgrio.com)Sunday, July 31st, 2016SSRI Ed note: Mother on antidepressants, anti-anxiety meds becomes increasingly unstable, puts 14-month daughter in over on broil, gets 25 years. No parole.
Tennessee sheriff: Decatur slaying suspect taken for psychiatric treatment earlier this month — (The Decatur Daily)Thursday, June 30th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Diagnosed [read: history with psych drugs] woman speeds, gets "treatment", becomes worse, starts acting "crazy" kills husband, charged with homicide.
Peter Fox sentenced for killing mum and sister – re-read updates from court — (Liverpool Echo)Thursday, June 16th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Spoilt, out-of-control, drug-damaged man murders mother, sister. Expert accidentally states truth about all mind-altering drugs. Mental illness blamed.
Scientist beheaded by her husband to ‘protect her from dancers on The X Factor’ — (The Telegraph)Thursday, March 17th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Delirious man kills and beheads wife, kills dog. Problems (depression, paranoid schizophrenia) began after accident. Odds that meds responsible close to 100%.
Authorities say two girls and their mother were dead before a house explosion and fire killed their father and shook homes throughout the neighborhood — (USNews.com)Thursday, March 17th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Either mum or dad murdered 2 girls, other parent, burned house. Mum was on Prozac and she and girls were dead before the fire.
Thane murders: Hasnain Warekar was stuck in a huge debt of Rs 67 lakh — (India.com)Saturday, March 5th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Man, 35, taking medication for mental illness, murders 14 family members including his mom, then commits suicide.
Andrews family touched by death before fatal shooting — (Greater New Milford Spectrum)Friday, February 19th, 2016SSRI Ed note: "Squeaky clean" 51-yr-old attorney, depressed by deaths of mother and brother, takes medication, attacks his family, is killed by police.
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.
Man Killed by Police Had History of Mental Illness — (Treatment Advocacy Centre)Monday, January 11th, 2016SSRI Ed note: "Likeable" man forced to take psych meds goes to school carrying BB gun, is shot and killed by police. Father blames lack of treatment.