Archive for Bizarre behaviour – Page 2

Inquest into the death of Edward Wayne Logan — (Queensland Coroner)
SSRI 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.
Woman who killed husband, son-in-law in DUI crash sentenced to 6 years — (The Seattle Times)
SSRI Ed note: Devoted grandmother, 69, takes Ambien, drinks, drives SUV with grandson a passenger through her living, dining rooms killing husband and son. Gets 6 yrs.
Father, 41, who boasted of having ‘the best wife ever’ is shot dead by police outside his home after they were called to domestic row — (Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Normally happy family man takes antidepressant, causes disturbance, is shot by police.
Why is it so hard for young people to find decent mental health care? — (Lacuna Magazine)
SSRI Ed note: Angry, undisciplined teen, 17, stops eating, gets Zoloft, behaviour gets worse, she gets suicidal, dose upped, she commits suicide. NHS services blamed.
What did grand jury hear in mysterious Mason death? — (
SSRI Ed note: Woman on Prozac shot and killed, police interrogate husband but grand jury accepts that suicide more likely.
‘Ginger extremist’ wanted Prince Charles dead so Harry could be king found guilty of plotting terror attack — (Exeter Express and Echo)
SSRI Ed note: Man collects explosive material and chemicals, rants about deaths of Rpyal Family members.
Mom of boy found dead in swing indicted: manslaughter charge — (AP)
SSRI Ed note: Toddler dies of exposure while his mom pushes him in swing
Man slashes father before leaping to his death from 46th-floor Upper East Side apartment — (New York Daily News)
SSRI Ed note: Young, talented Emory grad on Prozac slashes dad with knife, jumps to his death from parents' condo. Police blame "family dispute".
‘Evil,’ antidepressants blamed in killing of Winnipeg girlfriend, then wife;  Crown attorney: ‘When he tires of his girlfriend or his wife, rather than leave the situation, he kills them’ — (Winnipeg Sun)
SSRI Ed note: Man who starts and stops taking antidepressants kills and dismembers wife and girlfriend, years apart.
Oklahoma labor commissioner stabbed to death in OKC— (News OK)
Police: Suspect ‘calm and laughing’ after slaying — (Burlington Free Press)
Witnesses describe chaos at Scott County concert where man was killed — (6abc
SSRI Ed note: Food truck vendor at concert, on Xanax + antidepressant + alcohol, drives SUV into crowd, injuring many, killing one.
Allegedly mentally ill man says he’s ‘proud’ to be cop killer — (Chicago Sun-Times)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants, arrested for illegal drugs, goes "off script" at trial, behaves bizarrely, justifies shooting policewoman, killing another cop.
Southampton mother pleads guilty to killing son, 5, in car blaze, court hears — (Hampshire Chronicle)
SSRI Ed note: Mom on Zoloft acts bizarre, goes missing, attempts murder-suicide by burning her 5-yr-old son and herself in a car. Survives, pleads guilty, committed.
Misty Upham: the tragic death and unscripted life of Hollywood’s rising star — (The Guardian)
SSRI Ed note: Native American actress dies tragically
Edward Covington, who killed his girlfriend and her two children, sentenced to death — (Tampa Bay Times)
SSRI Ed note: Man on psychoactive meds since childhood kills and dismembers woman and her 2 kids, talks to corpse, then hides in closet wearing only underwear.
Jealous pharmacist who cut wife’s throat and then went to work given life after admitting murder — (The Mirror)
SSRI Ed note: Man with 4 kids takes stolen antidepressants, becomes paranoid murders wife, leaves her body and goes back to work.
Kayelyn Louder autopsy inconclusive but family insists death ‘was not an accident’ — (Deseret News)
SSRI Ed note: Mystery substance: Woman who took nothing "fatal or illegal" makes 3 bizarre phone calls, is clearly confused and delusional, disappears, is later found dead.
American tragedy: At least 50% of police shooting victims struggled with mental illness — (Daily Kos)
SSRI Ed note: Police officers too often feel justified in slaughtering people diagnosed with mental illness.
Murder trial: McLinn describes killing Sasko in police interview — (Lawrence Journal-World)
SSRI Ed note: Woman who has violent thoughts on Zoloft switched to Pristiq, they intensify, she buys, kills pet rabbit, then the man she lives with, using knife. No emotion.
Police Killing of Unarmed Georgia Man Leaves Another Town in Disbelief — (New York Times)
SSRI Ed note: Police kill "calm and friendly" Air Force veteran being treated by Dept of Veteran's Affairs and having trouble with his medication.
Wisconsin teen shot dead by police had anxiety and depression, files show — (The Guardian)
SSRI Ed note: Depressed and anxious teen, 19, on Xanax and illegal drugs acts strangely, is shot and killed by police.
Infant slain in Little Village was cut in neck with power saw — (Chicago Sun-Times)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants stuffs a sock in baby's mouth, kills her with saw.
Family still seeks answers in police shooting death of Ajax man — (CBC News)
SSRI Ed note: Durham police shoot, kill man on "list of medications" who is running around neighbourhood naked in Dec. Shooter cleared of wrongdoing. As usual.
Bright colors celebrate life of girl tossed from bridge — (USA TODAY)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Zoloft, other meds acts strangely, is chased by police, stops on bridge and throws his adored daughter off it. Wife blames bipolar,
Derbyshire grandmother’s killer ‘plagued by mental illness’ — (Ilkeston Advertiser)
SSRI Ed note: Teen hospitalized for mood changes given antidepressants, neuroleptics, leads to illegal drug use, violence, antisocial acts, & murder. Mental illness blamed.
Pennsylvania ex-Marine shot ex-wife, ‘chopped’ her family, poisoned himself: autopsies — (New York Daily News)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Trazodone, Risperidone and other medication, in custody dispute, kills ex-wife, 5 of her relatives and himself.
 Testimony: Defendant bragged to two women about satanic slaying — (Houston Chronicle)
Man found with ‘killing kit’ after murdering ex-partner in jealous rage jailed for 22 years — (The Mirror)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Remeron and possibly Effexor collects a killing kit and murders his wife, who is planning to leave him. Gets prison for min 22 yrs.
Synagogue attacker was dad who played soccer with sons — (The New York Post)
SSRI Ed note: Man diagnosed bipolar goes off psych meds he has taken for years, becomes erratic, abusive, suffers distorted thoughts, shot by police.
FSU Shooter Myron May Left Message: ‘I Do Not Want to Die in Vain’ — (NBC News)
SSRI Ed note: Successful, popular self-made lawyer takes Wellbutrin, Vyvanse, becomes paranoid, delusional, shoots, kills 3 at Florida State, killed by police.
Magnotta complained of hearing voices, being stalked, doctor testifies — (The Globe and Mail)
Farmingdale mom was beheaded by disturbed son two days before meeting with psychiatrist to obtain his medications — (New York Daily News)
SSRI Ed note: Diagnosed man, never previously violent, in withdrawal from psych meds kills and beheads beloved mom, jumps in front of train. Mental illness blamed.
Sunday, October 26, 2014 What happened to Timmy Hill? Teen was shot during struggle with trooper — (Charleston Gazette-Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Teen, 18, long-time user of antidepressants, gets medication changed to Lexapro, shortly after "acts strange", is killed by policeman.
Paradise Lost — (CBS News)
SSRI Ed note: Two depressed people isolate themselves in a jungle, she is on "an enormous amount" of antidepressants. He is shot in their bed, she is charged with murder. Efdffd
The monster of Montague — (National Post)
SSRI Ed note: Paranoid loner on antidepressants harbors a grudge against two men and one day he kills them.
Holzer Officially Charged with Murders, Appears in Court — (Santa Barbara Independent)
SSRI Ed note: Man on undisclosed psychiatric medication fatally stabs his parents, sons, and family dog. Previously diagnosed with depression.
Mother sought treatment, claimed to hear voices before tossing kids out window — (ABC 13 Action News)
No Charges in Sparks Middle School Shooting — (KOLO 8 News)
SSRI Ed note: Seventh-grader, 12, on Prozac, carries semi-automatic weapon to school, shoots 3, killing a teacher, then kills himself.
GP Elizabeth Kinston’s inquest hears of her depression and anxiety — (The Nottingham Post)
SSRI Ed note: GP suffering "post-natal depression" takes antidepressants, suffers thought disturbance, suicidality, disappears, kills herself. Coroner records open verdict.
"I refused to give up on my daughter" — (Sherman Silverstein)
Macomb Township woman accused of biting ear ‘enraged’ by meds mention — (Macomb Daily)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on "half dozen" meds for depression, bipolar starts argument with ex, bites off part of his ear, laughs about it.
Defence says side effects from smoke meds caused outburst — (Winnipeg Sun)
Why Syracuse mom killed her 2 daughters still unknown — (Deseret News)
SSRI Ed note: Mom on antidepressants shoots and kills her daughters and herself after break-up with fiance.
Child killer Theresa Riggi found dead in secure hospital — (The Telegraph)
SSRI Ed note: Woman medicated for "manic depression" behaves bizarrely, murders her 3 children, jailed, dies by horrific suicide. Mental illness blamed.
Court told of former US Army captain’s violent relationship with girlfriend which led to jail — (GetReading)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants attacks PTSD vet with broken bottle, stabs teddy bear, he (probably also on meds) throws her off balcony, fractures her skull.
Police: Man confessed to killing mother with pen before his death — (WLWT5)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants starts behaving strangely before stabbing mom.
Deputy wants wrongful death suit in 2012 teen shooting dismissed — (Cherokee Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Deputy staff called to help kills 16-yr-old
Litany of drugs, ammo and ID's seized from slain attorney's Uptown Dallas condo — (CultureMap Dallas)
Beach Police say ‘crushed powder’ found on children’s food — (News Channel 3)