Archive for Loss of other close relationship

Tragic Barnsley teenager who took her own life ‘did not mean to die’ inquest hears — (Yorkshire Live)
SSRI Ed note: Teen taking antidepressants, other meds abuses alcohol, attempts suicide, physician up dosage, she dies by suicide.
Jacksonville shooter had history of mental illness, Katz was in treatment at least as early as age 12 — (News 4 Jax)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Risperdal, Lexapro, drugged since age of 12, opens fire at e-sports tournament, killing 2, wounding 10, dies by suicide. Mental illness blamed.
Edmonton teen’s group-home suicide came decade after changes recommended, fatality inquiry finds — (CBC News)
SSRI Ed note: Ward of state on psych meds incl. antidepressants hates meds, misses brothers. is suicidal, self-harms, hangs herself. Problem ID'd is not enough process.
Fidel Castro’s son, a bookish nuclear scientist, commits suicide — (The Washington Post)
SSRI Ed note: Eldest son of Fidel Castro is hospitalized for depression following his father's death, gets treatment as outpatient (antidepressants), dies by suicide.
Mother accused of stabbing 4 children, husband to death — (WSB-TV 2 Atlanta)
SSRI 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?
YouTube star Stevie Ryan ‘totally off anti-depressants,’ grieving death of grandfather just before suicide — (The Mercury News)
SSRI Ed note: Utube star with history of depression, taking medications that stop working, stops taking all antidepressants, dies by suicide after death of grandfather.
Teenager hanged herself at boarding school after watching Channel 4 series — (Report UK)
SSRI Ed note: Teen with long history of taking antidepressants becomes emotional watching a TV show on the subject, dies by suicide. Depression blamed.
Eureka police retrace final hours before murder-suicide of woman, 6-year-old granddaughter — (St Louis Post-Dispatch)
Paul Darren Mulvihill appealing conviction and sentence for domestic violence murder of Rachelle Yeo — (The Sydney Morning Herald)
SSRI Ed note: GP prescribes antidepressants to man stressed over break-up with wife. A month later he brutally stabs her to death. No mention of meds in news article.
Magnotta complained of hearing voices, being stalked, doctor testifies — (The Globe and Mail)
Almost 1 year since Huntsville teen’s suicide, Daniel Adamek pushes for better mental health care — (The Huntsville Times)
SSRI Ed note: Parents separate, teen, 15 devastated, GP prescribes antidepressant. Doesn’t work, GP doubles dose, incident of streaking, then suicide. Mental illness blamed.
LEGEBOKOFF TRIAL: Loren Leslie not suicidal, say parents — (Prince George Free Press)
SSRI Ed note: Girl, 12, treated for self-harm becomes delusional, PTSD, given Zoloft, diagnosed bipolar, overdoses. Murdered at 15, parents insist not suicidal.
An American teenager: Disaffected, isolated and inexplicably angry, Geddy Kramer seemed to fit the profile of a mass shooter. So why was it so hard to predict — and prevent — his rampage? — (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
SSRI Ed note: Teen "devastated" by parents divorce, takes antidepressants, fan of Columbine, plans a mass killing, shoots 6 people at Fedex plus himself. Only he dies.
Police confirm body found in creek is former Dallas assistant chief — (WFAA Dallas County News)
Top Manhattan lawyer jumps to his death from 12th-floor office after 'suffering terrible depression after losing both parents and splitting from wife'—(Daily Mail)
Fla. mom, teen kids dead in apparent murder-suicide — (CBS)
SSRI Ed note: Divorcing mom on antidepressants drinks wine, kills her teenage kids and herself.
Lanza’s Psychiatric Treatment Revealed In Documents — (The Hartford Courant)
‘My son is mentally ill so listen up’ — (CNN)
SSRI Ed note: Teen, drugged at 10 following bad reaction to loss of step-dad, has hallucinations, violent thoughts, gets more drugs, more problems. Mental illness blamed.
Murder or suicide? The death of the preacher’s wife — (CBS 48 Hours)
SSRI Ed note: Woman grieves loss of daughter, given antidepressants, changes, is suicidal, dies by suicide. Ignorant television producers and family blame husband, not meds.
Case of Daniel J. — (Superior Court of Los Angeles County)
THE DEATH OF FRANCES MCKEOWN — (Report By The Prisoner Ombudsmanfor Northern Ireland)
SSRI Ed note: Suicidal prisoner on Prozac has violent thoughts, takes Trazodone, commits suicide.
Asha Bhosle’s daughter had a troubled life — (The Times of India)
SSRI Ed note: Divorced woman loses close friend, is prescribed antidepressants, kills self on third try.
Did Massachusetts Fail Alleged Murderer Donald Rudolph? — (Boston Magazine)
Should more have been done to save Lord Milo Douglas? — (Daily Telegraph)
Brother’s Keeper: One Family, Two Suicides — (Alicia Patterson Foundation)
SSRI Ed note: Talented, studious teen, sad over brother's death given Prozac, Paxil, Klonopin, Lorazepam, and Trazadone. He commits suicide.
Family died at mother’s hand — (OMAHA WORLD-HERALD)
Woman ‘shot husband before drowning herself’ — (The Telegraph)
SSRI Ed note: Wife in "inseparable" couple, happily married 40 years, prescribed antidepressants after father's death, kills husband and herself.
Tough old soldier battles new enemy: Suicide epidemic — (McClatchy DC)
Linden Unit staff failed our brother — (The Rugby Observer)
SSRI Ed note: Man loses sister to cancer, gets addicted to painkillers, gets angry, paranoid. GP prescribes antidepressants, he becomes delusional, stabs ex-lover to death.
Darcie Clarke testifies at Schoenborn murder trial: Mother of dead children says she told Schoenborn relationship was over, on day before children were killed
SSRI Ed note: Woman tells her husband their relationship is over, gives him an antidepressant, next day he murders their 3 children, attempts suicide several times.
Wife testifies against man in slayings — (Battle Creek Enquirer)
Prison reform campaigner took her own life — (The Chester Standard)
SSRI Ed note: Prison reformer mom on dothiepin (a TCA) distraught over daughter's death in prison, dies by overdosing on her meds. Previous suicide attempts.
The tragic end – After loss, K-State fans wonder: How do you cope when your dreams brush past you? — (The Mercury
SSRI Ed note: Man's son dies, favourite team loses, feels mid-life crisis, he takes antidepressants and spirals down for 4 months, dies by suicide.
Mistrial declared as jury deadlocks in Kalinowski murder case; Timetable for retrial being discussed — (
SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants embezzles money, tries to hire hit man, murders her husband by shooting him while he slept.
Court told of shooting threat — (Geelong Advertiser)
SSRI Ed note: Man in 1-day (at least) withdrawal from antidepressants drinks, threatens a civil servant, gets 3 month jail term.
Remarkable recovery for man drugged with antidepressants as teen — (Star News Group)
SSRI Ed note: Young man's life almost destroyed by antidepressants, he ends up in come but makes a remarkable recovery.
Suicide-bid teen ‘begged for help’ — (Chorely Guardian)
SSRI Ed note: Teen on antidepressants is afraid of his loss of control overhis thoughts, suicidality, begs for help, mental health services don't get it, he dies by suicide/
Jilted lover jailed for knife attack — (The Swindon Advertiser)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants drinks, sets house of ex-husband's girlfriend on fire, attacks her with knife, gets 4.5 years in priso, has little memory of events.
Man jailed for injuring his girlfriend — (This is Wiltshire)
SSRI Ed note: Man prescribed antidepressants after bereavement quits job, assaults girlfriend twice, is charged.
Caretaker was worried about his job — (The Bournemouth Echo)
SSRI Ed note: Man changes antidepressants, attempts suicide 3 times then succeeds. Consultant Geoffrey Searle lies to inquest saying no increased risk from medication.
Family’s agony after son dies at house party — (The Evening Chronicle)
SSRI Ed note: Man loses his mom, is prescribed antidepressants, drinks alcohol at a party, collapses and dies.
Grapevine woman: Emotional distress caused her to kill grandmother — (Star-Telegram)
SSRI Ed note: Teen distraught over grandfather's death given Paxil, is suicidal, shoots & kills Grandmother, gets life sentence. Years later, she knows Paxil was the problem.
Police: Troubled boy stabs officer in chest — (Mass Live)
SSRI Ed note: Mother attempts to make boy take his antidepressant, he refuses, police are called, he stabs an officer after being wakened.
Estate agent director could be jailed after sex attack — (The Sleaford Standard)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants drinks, stalks and grabs a teenage girl, drags her across the street and tries to rape her. Charged, faces jail, cannot explain actions.
Jail for race case ‘drunken waster’ — (The North Wales Daily Post)
SSRI Ed note: Man on strong antidepressants drinks, becomes abusive on train, cannot remember incident, is jailed.
Why Adoptees Kill Their Adopters — (Children’s Aid News)
SSRI Ed note: Adoptions present complexities not present in other relationships. Adopted children are diagnosed and drugged 10 times more than other kids.
York mother’s attack terror — (The York Press)
SSRI Ed note: Talented young stonemason attacks his mum after drinking while on antidepressants, gets a 2-year jail term.
Suicide leads to Suzy’s Law, Internet site aided teen in her death — (Red Bluff Daily)
SSRI Ed note: Teen on depression medication participates in chat room about suicide, devises a plan and takes her own life. Online discussion group blamed.
Policeman helpless to stop suicide jump — (The Somerset County Gazette)
SSRI Ed note: Man breaks up with wife, does not see kids, takes antidepressants, drinks, loses hope, becomes suicidal, jumps from bridge.
Husband kills wife, self, say deputies; The woman’s 8-year-old was asleep i n his bedroom while her older son sought help — (Tampa Bay Times)
SSRI Ed note: Man stops taking antidepressant, wife notices a change in him, a week later he kills her and himself.