Archive for Irresponsibility

Thomas Schreiber found guilty of murdering Sir Richard Sutton — (The Guardian)
SSRI Ed note: Man with "major depressive disorder" drifts through life, resentful and critical, during lockdown snaps, murders step dad and almost kills his mom.
Inquest hears killer mum Samantha Ford had suicidal thoughts but was ‘calmer and more focused’ days before she drowned twins — (KentOnline)
SSRI Ed note: Mum prescribed mirtazapine by GP has personality changes, attempts suicide, drowns 23-month-old twins. Nobody saw it coming. Gets 10 yrs in jail.
Murder suspect’s boyfriend turned her into police — (KXLY4 Spokane Coer d’Alene)
SSRI Ed note: Woman stops taking her medication for depression, anxiety (was unstable, suicidal on it) shoots, kills her ex's mum in front of daughter. Claims no memory.
Teacher had sex with students at alcohol-fueled house party, SC report says — (CBS17)
SSRI Ed note: Teacher on antidepressants openly admits having sex with student, is charged following incidents at party with sex and booze. Loses job.
Elizabeth Wettlaufer pleads guilty to all charges in killing of 8 seniors — (Global News)
SSRI Ed note: Nurse on antidepressants, neuroleptics, has periodic urges to kill people ("red surges"), acts on them, feels terrible guilt, turns herself in.
Mother-of-two substitute teacher, 29, had sex in her home with a male student, 18, after her husband, 33, plied him with alcohol — (The Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Substitute teacher on medication for bipolar has sex with student in her home, is charged, gets 2 year prison sentence, is registered sex offender.
Glamour model stabbed her boyfriend to death when he sent text saying: ‘It’s over’ — (The Irish Mirror)
SSRI Ed note: Former model who drinks and takes antidepressants has serious air rage incident, is argumentative, murders her boyfriend when he decides to leave her.
Benz driver likely to avoid drink-driving charge (Updated) — (Bangkok Post)
SSRI Ed note: Young man from wealthy family in Lexapro speeds, causes fatal crash, refuses alcohol test.
Accountant who fled to Appalachian Trail pleads guilty to wire fraud in Ohio embezzling case — (Access WDUN.com)
SSRI Ed note: Man embezzles millions, disappears.
Man pleads guilty in death of East Penn CEO — (Reading Eagle)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Zoloft, Fentanyl, oxycodone, Vasotec, methamphetamine, clonazepam, oxycodone and marijuana drives 2x speed limit, hits and kills woman.
Clinton Township mother: ‘He took my baby from me’ — (Macomb Daily Trials)
SSRI Ed note: Man on alcohol under legal limit, plus Prozac and Lyrica, who caused fatal accident, acquitted of impaired driving charge. Possibly suicide attempt.
Lawsuit Claims Authorities Let Man, Serving Time for Ticket, Die in Macomb Jail — (Deadline Detroit)
SSRI Ed note: Man sentenced to 30 days for failure to pay traffic ticket loses 50 lbs and dies of withdrawal from prescribed medication in 17 days. Family files lawsuit.
Sand City shooting: Mother of dead suspect recalls son’s troubles — (Santa Cruz Sentinal)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on drug cocktail including Wellbutrin, $160K in warrants outstanding, shot and killed with her boyfriend in standoff with police outside Target store.
Killer dad Edward Livingstone was a ‘sex addict’ — (Stuff NZ)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antideressants, z drug drinks, is abusive, insensitive, suicidal and violent thoughts, kills himself and 2 kids of his ex-wife.
Dead baby was found with cocaine, opiates, and anti-depressants in her stomach, report finds — (The Independent)
SSRI Ed note: Baby dies with small amounts of cocaine, tramadol, mirtazapine in her stomach. Coroner concludes cause of death “unascertained.
16-year-old missing after leaving group home, mother says — (WNCN)
SSRI Ed note: Teen on antidepressant leaves group home and walks into a wooded area. Found safe.
Appeal of Court Termination of Parental Rights — (Justia.com)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on Prozac, Buspar, Trazodone is "not capable of caring for herself, much less a child", loses custody of daughter.
Humiliated Woman Hanged Herself After Taunted With What She Did On TV — (Mad World News)
SSRI Ed note: Woman caught on camera trying to shoplift hangs herself. Had a previous suicide attempt, O.D.'d on her antidepressants.
Sisto pleads guilty to assault — (Adirondack Daily Enterprise)
SSRI Ed note: Man, 21, on Prozac and 2 anxiety medications drives recklessly, kills a couple, speeds, resists arrest. Faces 35 years in prison.
Topic: Husband with depression spiralling out of control — (Beyond Blue)
SSRI Ed note: Wife complains that husband on antidepressants "spitalling down". He stops taking them, loses job, no improvement, No clue that meds might be problem.
Connor Verkerke playground slaying: 9-year-old victim was attacked after falling off slide, records show — (The Grand Rapids Press)
SSRI Ed note: Boy, 12 on Remeron (Mirtazepine) and sedative stabs, kills 9-yr-old at playground. No provocation, no motive.
Rob Bironas had .218 blood alcohol, report says — (The Tennesean)
SSRI Ed note: Titans kicker taking Valium uncharacteristically drinks alcohol and drives, has fatal accident.
Trucker in Massive Rig Destroys Two Families in His Sleep — (Bloomberg Business)
SSRI Ed note: Trucker on Prozac, other meds, dozes off while driving, kills woman, critically injures her 2 sons, takes no responsibility, says woman had "expiration date".
Fog, pain medication cited as possible factors in fatal plane crash near Amarillo — (Amarillo Globe)
Father charged after 1-year-old ODs on antidepressants — (Indy Star)
DUI Defense Against Xanax, Lexapro, and Other Meds — (Florida Litigation Attorneys)
State v. May — (COURT OF APPEALS FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, OHIO)
'I want my chips!' Furious mother who set FIRE to kebab shop because it closed before she could get her late-night takeaway is jailed for two years—(Daily Mail)
Town, Village of Lancaster Police Blotter — (Springville Journal)
Missouri Court of Appeals Decision re: Troy Marlin — (Missouri Court of Appeals Western District)
Man charged in death of girlfriend's baby; child had mom's antidepressants in her system — (The Republic)
Pennsylvania woman sentenced to 3 years in daughter's death — (DelmarvaNow)
Man gets 2 years for sending white powder letters — (The Seattle Times)
Man killed after long highway chase — (Daily Inter Lake)
SSRI Ed note: Suicidal man on antidepressants exchanges gunfire with police, leads a high speed chase through two counties.
La Plata doctor suspended after sex, drug misconduct — (The Maryland Gazette)
Justin Bieber arrested for drag-racing DUI: Did weed, alcohol & antidepressants — (The Examiner)
SSRI Ed note: Singer taking combination of drugs, including andidepressant, shows poor judgement
Marriages destroyed by SSRI/SNRIs — (Pharmacology Forum)
SSRI Ed note: Support forum for spouses who find themselves "married to a stranger" when their spouse takes SSRIs.
Ohio mom charged after taking daughter to school — (Ashland Times-Gazette)
Trempealeau Co. woman pleads not guilty in toddler’s death — (La Crosse Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants is abusive, poisons boyfriend's 22-mo-old daughter with Oxycodone and diphenydramine
Kent County Council worker James Sutton dies at home in McKenzie Court in Maidstone after trying heroin 'possibly for first time' — (Kent Online)
Eastleigh man died after heroin overdose, inquest told — (Romsey Advertiser)
Tyler Hadley’s Killer Party — (Rolling Stone)
SSRI Ed note: Teen on Hydroxyzine and Celexa murders his parents and throws a huge party as they lie dead upstairs. Says would not have happened without meds.
Hemel Hempstead mother took her own life less than a month after coming off anti-psychotic medication — (Hemel Today)
Increased alcohol use on Cymbalta — (Steady Health)
LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES v. Heidi S. — (COURT OF APPEAL OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on Wellbutrin, Zoloft, Seroquel for postpartum depression takes baby to park, drinks, becomes severely intoxicated, loses custody of son.
Court hears details of Glen Race’s mental state before murders — (CTV Atlantic News)
SSRI Ed note: Man in withdrawal from medication for depression and other diagnoses murders 2 men.
AG: New details revealed in Manchester officer-involved fatal shooting — (WMUR New Hampshire)
James Cook University Hospital nurse struck off after being drunk on duty — (Gazette Live)
Depressed Boldon social club landlady took her own life — (Chronicle Live)
SSRI Ed note: Depressed woman takes Remeron, attempts suicide, later succeeds.
Whitley man died from a combination of prescribed medication and alcohol — (GetReading)