Indian youth’s death ends a troubled life — (Spokesman Review)Saturday, December 16th, 2006SSRI Ed note: Foster youth missing his mom given drugs.
Portland man falls to death from Seattle hotel window — (The Seattle Times)Wednesday, December 6th, 2006SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants and painkillers jumps to death fron hotel window.
Open verdict on death of teacher found hanging — (icberkshire)Thursday, November 30th, 2006SSRI Ed note: Man who lost his son given antidepressants, he feels worse, dies by hanging himself, wife finds him. Coroner give open verdict.
Doctor banned for patient love affairs — (The Age)Tuesday, November 28th, 2006SSRI Ed note: Psychiatrist on antidepressants has affair, in trouble, begins a second affair with another vulnerable patient, quits antidepressant, lies, is caught again.
Hanged Teen’s Family Tragedy — (The Mirror)Wednesday, November 8th, 2006SSRI Ed note: Teen mourning cousin prescribed antidepressants, is suicidal, hangs himself. Foster Dad shocked, suicide not part of "his make-up".
Police Continue Daniel Smith Investigation — (People Magazine)Monday, October 2nd, 2006SSRI Ed note: Young man, 20, dies from mixing methadone, Lexapro and Zoloft.
Serial killer convicted of murder — (BBC News)Thursday, March 16th, 2006SSRI Ed note: Teen on neurolepyics long term, suffers physical problems, aggression, finally to delusions causing 4 murders. More drugs added, he dies by suicide at 25.
A Death That Didn’t Have to Happen — (Indy Bay Peninsula)Wednesday, December 7th, 2005SSRI Ed note: Emergency response medical team bungles their effort to rescue man on high dose of Effexor when he attempts suicide.
Alison Millar’s mother was diligent in her research. Ultimately, she lost the battle — (Toronto Sun)Tuesday, September 27th, 2005SSRI Ed note: Teen, 14, troubled following parents separation, given Prozac. Mom is concerned, psychiatrist insists benefits outweigh harms. Girl hangs herself.
Every tipoff keeps alive the memory of daughter who died young — (The Portland Tribune)Friday, August 12th, 2005SSRI Ed note: Teen, 16, parents divorced, overdoses and dies on Prozac.
Caught in shock wave of spouse’s suicide — (San Gabriel Valley Tribune)Monday, May 16th, 2005SSRI Ed note: Man is prescribed antidepressants, dose upped, he commits suicide one month later. As is typical, wife analyzes why, misses the most likely answer.
UVA Student Sentenced for Shooting — (CBS19)Wednesday, April 27th, 2005SSRI Ed note: Student on Prozac experiences worse anxiety, shoots another student who is causing a disturbance outside his room. Gets 3 year sentence.
`He knew what he was doing’ — (The Journal Times)Friday, January 7th, 2005SSRI Ed note: Man on leave from job due to antidepressants kidnaps wife, beats her with a baseball bat, leaves her in a storage locker.
What drove Justin Strzelczyk to his death? — (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)Sunday, October 31st, 2004SSRI Ed note: Withdrawal psychosis. Former football player drank heavily, took Zoloft, goes on wild drive, appears delirious, dies in crash. Nothing in system.
Rapelje teen pleads guilty; Anders to be sentenced June 4 in deaths of mother, brother — (Billings Gazette)Monday, May 3rd, 2004SSRI Ed note: Teen, 15, takes Zoloft, shoots mom and brother while they sleep. Pleads guilty to homicide.
Mother knifed ‘out of control’ son — (Ananova)Friday, October 10th, 2003SSRI Ed note: Woman in antidepressant withdrawal drinks, slashed son with knife.
Father Upset With Foster Service Over Near-Drowning Of Son — (NBC10 News)Monday, June 30th, 2003SSRI Ed note: Postpartum mom given Paxil, stabs husband, loses 3 kids.
Father overdosed after girl left home — (Staffordshire Newsletter)Thursday, April 17th, 2003SSRI Ed note: Divorced alcoholic man on antidepressants facing jail for impaired driving commits suicide after daughter moves out.
SCHIZO SON SMOTHERS HIS MOM IN QNS.: COPS — (The New York Post)Tuesday, October 29th, 2002
Home Maker — (People.com)Wednesday, September 25th, 2002
Finley’s wife pleads innocent to spousal abuse — (Associated Press)Tuesday, April 30th, 2002
FIRE FOILED MURDER PLOT, POLICE SAY — (Columbus Dispatch)Thursday, January 3rd, 2002
STANDOFF ENDS WITH NO ONE INJURED SPRINGFIELD POLICE ARREST MAN AFTER HE FALLS ASLEEP — (Akron Beacon Journal)Tuesday, November 28th, 2000
Wife Takes Stand In Hill Case – Jacqueline Hill Testifies To Jurors About Life Prior To Her Husband’s Killing Of Three Dss Caseworkers — (The Augusta Chronicle)Saturday, February 12th, 2000SSRI Ed note: Man in antidepressant withdrawal shoots and kills 3 social service workers and himself. He lives, is sentenced to death and executed.
COPS DEFEND FATAL SHOOTING OF BELLIGERENT MAN, MOTHER QUESTIONS OFFICER’S ACTIONS — (The Times-Picayune)Friday, August 13th, 1999
SUICIDAL HAMPTON WOMAN IS SAVED AFTER DIALING WRONG NUMBER IN N.Y. — (Newport News)Friday, January 29th, 1999
MAN WHO KILLED WIFE, SON DIES IN ELECTRIC CHAIR — (Daily Press Newport News)Thursday, September 24th, 1998SSRI Ed note: Man who drank while taking antidepressant kills wife and son, dies in electric chair.
FULTON MOM TO STAND TRIAL IN DRUGGING — (The Press Democrat)Friday, April 10th, 1998
MULTIPLE PERSONALITIES AND SATANIC CULTS — (National Centre for Reason and Justice)Sunday, June 30th, 1996SSRI Ed note: Woman on Xanax, Prozac, Klonopin & other meds induced to believe she had been part of a satanic cult. Escapes, but has lost everything.
Old Friends Become Killer, Victim — (Dayton Daily News)Friday, August 11th, 1995SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants after losing kids drinks with long-time best friend, they never argued before, shoots him in the neck and kills him. Can't remember.
9-1-1 tape tells chilling story of murder-suicide — (The Daily Courier)Friday, November 18th, 1994SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants stalks estranged wife, shoots and kills their daughters and himself. Mother-in-law is shot but survives.
Preacher electrocutes wife with blow dryer, say police — (Weekly World News)Tuesday, October 4th, 1994SSRI Ed note: Minister charged with wife's murder is charged with lewd behaviour, takes antidepressants, disappears for a year.
Death Penalty May Be Sought – Kids Drugged? Dad Pleads Not Guilty In Killings — (The New Jersey Record)Friday, July 1st, 1994SSRI Ed note: Father on antidepressants splits with wife, in bitter custody dispute, he suffocates his 2 children. Gets consecutive life sentences, dies in prison.
Terres Relied on Legal Drugs, killer may have stopped his antidepressants too soon — (Kenosha News)Saturday, August 14th, 1993SSRI Ed note: Young man taking Prozac, possibly withdrawing from Xanax, shoots three random people at McDonald's before killing himself. Two die,
Salzman possibly sought slaying — (Pantagraph )Friday, May 25th, 1990SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants has 4 failed marriages, when wives block access to kids, he drinks, becomes suicidal, gets into armed standoff with police.