Tragedy of mum who took her own life after lockdown left her isolated and scared to go outside — (Manchester Evening News)Friday, March 5th, 2021SSRI Ed note: Woman who takes antidepressants since relationship breakdown becomes apathetic, fearful, suicidal, makes 2 suicide attempts, 2nd succeeds. COVID blamed.
Shaker Heights father suffered from depression, sent alarming email before suspected murder-suicide — (Cleveland.com)Monday, August 31st, 2020SSRI Ed note: Man "suffering depression" sends alarming text to parents, kills his family and himself.
Caroline Flack left note for Lewis Burton ‘hoping they could find harmony’ before taking own life — (Metro U.K.)Wednesday, August 5th, 2020SSRI Ed note: TV star on citalopram assaults and injures boyfriend, is charged, diazepam, zopiclone added, she hangs herself before court appearance.
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.
Officials: Man who killed mother, stepfather, another man had recently stopped taking medication — (WMURG)Tuesday, June 18th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Veteran, long-time user of "mental health medications" stops them, becomes psychotic, kills parents, friend, himself.
Teacher Stephanie Peterson jailed for THREE YEARS after romping with pupil, 14 — (The Daily Star)Thursday, December 20th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Teacher on medication for bipolar has sex with 14-yr old student, sends lewd messages, gets 3-yr jail term. Hopes to make amends by staying on medication.
Anne James murder trial: Accused stopped taking medication just days before gran’s death — (Express & Star)Monday, October 15th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Man in 5-days withdrawal from anxiety medication, no history of violence, takes cocaine next day stabs to death grandmother of whom he is "very fond".
Young mum hanged herself after losing job at doctor’s surgery — (Metro U.K.)Monday, October 1st, 2018SSRI Ed note: Young mom with insomnia, taking citalopram and zopiclone, loses job, hangs herself.
Teacher had sex with students at alcohol-fueled house party, SC report says — (CBS17)Monday, August 13th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Teacher on antidepressants openly admits having sex with student, is charged following incidents at party with sex and booze. Loses job.
Depressed Greenpeace boss died after stepping into the path of a tube in front of his horrified father as they both returned from visiting his dementia-stricken mother — (The Daily Mail)Monday, December 18th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Environmental activist, history of depression, failed marriages, suicide attempts, "responding well to medication" (!?!) steps in front of train, dies.
Jury to decide fate of CPD Ofc. Steven Smith’s killer, Lincoln Rutledge — (NBC4 WCMH TV)Monday, June 26th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Divorced man depressed mixes alcohol, antidepressants, becomes paranoid, aggressive, suicidal, delusional, kills policeman in standoff. Gets life, no parole.
Ex-MMA fighter convicted of kidnapping former girlfriend, Las Vegas jury finds fighter known as War Machine guilty on 29 counts — (The Toledo Blade)Monday, March 20th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Martial arts fighter taking steroids, stimulant, antidepressant drugs brutally attacks grlfriend, "roid rage" blamed.
Irving dynasty son Kenneth reveals his dark depression, and fight to health — (The Globe and Mail)Saturday, January 28th, 2017SSRI Ed note: CEO depressed re: tension with father takes medication, has 1st serious self-harm incident, is hospitalized 2 months, self-harm continues. Depression blamed.
Cold-case murder of Kathryn Laird in Montana will be featured on “Dateline” — (3 KRTV)Thursday, July 28th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Former lawyer on antidepressants, exhibits violent temper, convicted of strangling and drowning his wife. Gets 100 years.
Sheriff: Texas woman shot daughters to make husband ‘suffer’ — (Canadian Press)Thursday, June 30th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Treatment for depression in 2012 starts "downward spiral" for loving mom, with suicide attempts, marriage destroyed. Shoots daughters. Killed by police.
Mountie admits hitting, burning son, tells court “I am living with the devil.”— (Metro News)Tuesday, April 26th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Mountie on antidepressants charged with child abuse for multiple offenses. Clear suicidality, lack of judgement, lack of empathy.
Shattered Dream: The Shocking Death of Former Braves Phenom. Tommy Hanson Left Friends, Family to Pick Up the Pieces — (Bleacher Report)Monday, March 21st, 2016SSRI Ed note: Happy, family-oriented former major-league baseball player takes antidepressants for grief, loses edge, kills himself with drugs and alcohol.
A teen suicide: Parents raise awareness, classmates mourn, school pledges to keep fighting bullying — (Lacrosse Tribune)Thursday, March 17th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Teen, not depressed or suicidal, taking Prozac kills himself. Parents assume there was a reason, blame a 3-yr old minor bullying incident. Prozac not a suspect.
Court rejects Brandon Daniel appeal in killing of police officer — (The Austin American-Statesman)Wednesday, February 10th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Judge decides Xanax did not cause man to think, act totally out of character for several weeks. The law does not allow for long-term intoxication. So he'll die.
Alleged killer of Midland Park mom pleads not guilty; bail set at $5M — (NorthJersey.com)Thursday, January 28th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Man diagnosed / on psych drugs for many yrs has all the worst manifestations. He kills his girlfriend, later attempts suicide. Role of meds never considered.
Judge says he doesn’t believe defendant intended to kill wife — (Kentucky New Era)Sunday, November 29th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Wife in antidepressant withdrawal goads husband to shoot her.
Nicholas Luerkens first-degree murder trial: Cedar Rapids man charged in former girlfriend’s stabbing death at Marion Hy-Vee — (The Gazette)Thursday, November 5th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man distressed at break-up with girlfriend gets worse on antidepressant, stalks her and stabs her to death.
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)Thursday, October 22nd, 2015SSRI Ed note: Normally happy family man takes antidepressant, causes disturbance, is shot by police.
Tacoma-area man pleads guilty to strangling wife — (The News Tribune)Wednesday, October 14th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man loses job, is prescribed antidepressants, attempts suicide, then kills wife so she won't suffer, tries suicide again. He is charged with murder.
The appalling story of a California prison guard who committed suicide: ‘The job made me do it’ — (Business Insider)Thursday, April 2nd, 2015SSRI Ed note: Prison guard is given a hard time on the job, takes Paxil, does not function effectively, dies by suicide.
Topic: Husband with depression spiralling out of control — (Beyond Blue)Sunday, October 26th, 2014SSRI 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.
Trucker in Massive Rig Destroys Two Families in His Sleep — (Bloomberg Business)Tuesday, September 30th, 2014SSRI 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".
Antidepressant overdose kills woman — (The Press)Tuesday, April 29th, 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.
McCoy v State of Florida: Death sentence upheld — (FindLaw)Thursday, December 19th, 2013
Attacked Midland man living in fear took his own life — (Birmingham Mail)Tuesday, December 17th, 2013
Kapsik guilty of second-degree murder — (Winnipeg Free Press)Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013SSRI Ed note: Man on 12 drugs with no history of domestic violence murders wife, has no explanation
James Cook University Hospital nurse struck off after being drunk on duty — (Gazette Live)Saturday, October 5th, 2013
CBeebies presenter Sarah-Jane Honeywell flashes the flesh in raunchy pictures — (Daily Mirror)Saturday, August 31st, 2013SSRI Ed note: TV presenter with wholesome image takes and comes off Prozac, poses for raunchy photos, loses job
Golcar man found hanged took own life after work and marriage problems — (Huddersfield Daily Examiner)Thursday, August 29th, 2013
Erica DePalo, former N.J. teacher, avoids prison on sex charge with 15-year-old — (Crimesider)Tuesday, April 30th, 2013SSRI Ed note: "Teacher of the year" takes antidepressants, has sex with 15-yr-old, loses job, gets suspended sentence. "Mental health" issues blamed.
Hanged mum-of-one had lost job, inquest hears — (Croydon Guardian)Wednesday, February 27th, 2013
Resigned Detention Deputy Arrested After Investigation — (Polk County Sheriff's Office)Wednesday, February 27th, 2013
RESPECTED OFFICER HAD FOUGHT DEPRESSION FOR YEARS; Coroner rules on tragedy — (The Free Library)Thursday, February 14th, 2013
Bentley worker killed himself after losing job — (The Sentinel)Wednesday, January 16th, 2013
Killer denied parole — (Salem News)Thursday, January 10th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Teen govem Prozac for depression stabs and kills his mother, no memory, denied parole in 2013 due to "lack of insight" (he doesn't think he is mentally ill).
Former Olympian Suzy Favor Hamilton admits she worked as an escort — (The Guelph Mercury)Friday, December 21st, 2012SSRI Ed note: Olympic athlete takes Zoloft for depression, becomes Escort (prostitute), is careless about her identity. Brother died by suicide after quitting bipolar meds.
Lashing out at partner made bipolar sufferer realise she needed help — (Daily Record)Tuesday, October 9th, 2012SSRI Ed note: Woman becomes manic on antidepressants, assaults partner, gets diagnosed bipolar, now believes she has disease and needs medication.
Depression meds found in Accent Signage shooter’s home, police say — (MPR NEWS)Monday, October 8th, 2012SSRI Ed note: Introverted, "laid back guy" on Mirtazapine, Trazodone, Temazepam, buys gun, ammo, is fired, shoots, kills 5, at work then self. Mental illness blamed.
Tewkesbury man's death was accidental says coroner —(Tewkesbury ADMAG)Wednesday, August 15th, 2012
Problems with Cymbalta – Comments — (Rottstein Law Group)Thursday, July 19th, 2012