Brian Laundrie Was Prescribed Medication For Mental Illness Before Gabby Petito’s Death — But Refused To Take It — (Your Tango)Thursday, October 7th, 2021SSRI Ed note: Man stops taking anti-anxiety medication, murders wife on road trip, returns home, dies by suicide. News blames mental illness, not taking meds.
Jessica Camilleri sentenced to 21 years, seven months prison for beheading mother Rita — (The Australian)Friday, March 12th, 2021SSRI Ed note: Woman forced to take psych drugs all her life tries to get off, behaviour deteriorates, stabs her mother to death in "stabbing frenzy". Mental illness blamed.
Knife-wielding Lancaster man killed by cops was mentally-ill, off meds, sister says — (New York Post)Monday, September 14th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Man in withdrawal from antidepressants, neuroleptics has episode of mania, psychosis, charges at police officer with knife, is shot and killed.
Dakota Theriot’s ex-wife, experts wonder if early mental health treatment would have helped alleged killer — (The Advocate)Saturday, April 6th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Man takes psych drugs on and off for years, suffers severe throught disturbance, kills 5 family members, nobody suspects meds caused his extreme decline.
Suspect In Arizona Rookie’s Death Was Mentally Ill: Troopers – Isaac D. King, 20, was on medication for anxiety and depression and has no criminal record, the Arizona Department of Public Safety said — (The Phoenix Patch)Friday, July 27th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Young man on antidepressants has manic episode, throws rocks, assaults trooper, Trooper killed. Mental illness blamed.
‘BLOOD WOULDN’T STOP’ Jealous mum stabbed her girlfriend after she slapped a friend’s bum during pub crawl — (The Sun)Tuesday, June 12th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants drinks, flies into a jealous rage over nothing, stabs & seriously injures her partner. They split, she is charged. Depression blamed.
Macomb Township woman accused of biting ear ‘enraged’ by meds mention — (Macomb Daily)Sunday, March 18th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Woman on "half-dozen" drugs for depression, bipolar argues with ex, bites off part of his ear, laughs.
The Cranberries Singer Dolores O’Riordan Has Died At Age 46 — (ET CANADA)Monday, January 15th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Performer stressed by split with husband gets psychiatric medication for depression, bipolar, has air rage incident (no alcohol), in Jan 2018 "dies suddenly".
Joshua Boyle appears in court, case adjourned until next week — (Global News)Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018SSRI Ed note: Rescued man, "no criminal record", "never been in trouble with police" charged with assault, administering "noxious" Trazodone. Wife blames strain and trauma.
Texas church shooter Devin Patrick Kelley served in Air Force, was court-martialed for assaulting wife, child — (Fox News)Monday, November 6th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Once "happy, caring" boy, after years "heavily medicated" with "psych drugs" becomes withdrawn, abusive, shoots churchgoers, killing 26. Mental illness blamed.
Man gets 3 years in prison for assault, EH apartment arson — (The Journal Inquirer)Friday, September 15th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Man being "treated" for depression, bi-polar, PTSD assaults hospital worker, sets apartment on fire, gets 3 yr jail term even though mental illness blamed.
Wife of metro Detroit veteran killed in standoff with police speaks out — (WXYZ Detroit)Monday, August 28th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Young vet loses friend to suicide, gets "help" for PTSD from VA, they change his meds, he becomes violent, suicidal, dies in standoff with police.
Marceau inquest: killer’s GP reveals details of medication increase — (New Zealand Herald)Monday, June 19th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Teen, on citalopram < 1 month, gets dose increase, attempts suicide, stabs woman to death. She had been worried about what he might do, physicians were not.
Stabbing suspect’s sister: Mental illness behind attack — (Burlington Free Press)Friday, March 31st, 2017SSRI Ed note: Troubled homeless man subjected to periodic forced drugging, many assault convictions, finally kills someone. Mental illness blamed.
Former IU student charged in attack on Muslim woman gets 1 year on probation, Investigation determines attack not a hate crime — (The Herald Times)Tuesday, January 24th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Teen taking stimulant + antidepressant drinks, violently attacks woman, is charged, has to leave university. Totally out of character.
Glamour model stabbed her boyfriend to death when he sent text saying: ‘It’s over’ — (The Irish Mirror)Wednesday, September 21st, 2016SSRI 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.
Treatment, supervision didn’t stop alleged shooter with a troubled past — (The Whidbey News-Times)Thursday, September 1st, 2016SSRI Ed note: Man drugged since childhood, on 2 stimulants and Prozac, shoots and kills 5 strangers in a mall.
Man killed by police had history of mental illness — (The Enquirer Cincinnati)Monday, August 8th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Former foster child, talkative & fun, forcibly medicated, stops taking meds, threatens polic officer who shoots, kills him. Mental illness blamed.
Former Royal Marine committed suicide after being plagued by violent temper tantrums due to steroid abuse — (Manchester Evening News)Tuesday, March 1st, 2016SSRI Ed note: Man taking antidepressants and steroids experiences blind rages and becomes seriously suicidal, finally succeeds. Only steroids blamed.
Andrews family touched by death before fatal shooting — (Greater New Milford Spectrum)Friday, February 19th, 2016SSRI Ed note: "Squeaky clean" 51-yr-old attorney, depressed by deaths of mother and brother, takes medication, attacks his family, is killed by police.
Inquest into the death of Edward Wayne Logan — (Queensland Coroner)Monday, December 14th, 2015SSRI 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.
Michael’s story: Mentally ill man attacks his family after being deserted by Pa. health care — (PennLive)Thursday, October 8th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Young man smokes dope, diagnosed w. schizophrenia,on neuroleptics (cause rages, apathy), isolated, attacks grandma. Antidepressants make situation much worse.
Common antidepressants ‘linked to increased risk of violent behaviour in young people’ — (Belfast Telegraph) Rx for violence? — (LA Times)Tuesday, September 15th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Study shows antidepressants associated with violence, especially among young people. Study flawed because it counts period after discontinuance as drug-free.
Oklahoma labor commissioner stabbed to death in OKC— (News OK)Monday, August 24th, 2015
Witnesses describe chaos at Scott County concert where man was killed — (6abc wate.com)Thursday, August 6th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Food truck vendor at concert, on Xanax + antidepressant + alcohol, drives SUV into crowd, injuring many, killing one.
Coroner’s probe: Why did Dunedin father Edward Livingstone kill his children? — (OTAGO DAILY TIMES)Tuesday, April 21st, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man on Celexa, Lexapro & sleep aid has strange dreams, assaults wife, is psychotic, knows meds are cause, stops them, kills family and self. Meds not blamed.
The Secret Service scandals, explained — (VOX Politics)Saturday, March 14th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Troubled vet on antidepressants becomes increasingly paranoid,fstand tried to scale White House fence with a knife.
Wisconsin teen shot dead by police had anxiety and depression, files show — (The Guardian)Tuesday, March 10th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Depressed and anxious teen, 19, on Xanax and illegal drugs acts strangely, is shot and killed by police.
Diagnosed depression linked to violent crime, says Oxford University study — (The Guardian)Wednesday, February 25th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Study finds depressed people 3x more violent than others. Researchers do not wonder why people are only more violent post-diagnosis.. Depression blamed.
Sisto pleads guilty to assault — (Adirondack Daily Enterprise)Saturday, January 3rd, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man, 21, on Prozac and 2 anxiety medications drives recklessly, kills a couple, speeds, resists arrest. Faces 35 years in prison.
Man sentenced to 46 years for killing girlfriend — (The News-Gazette)Wednesday, June 18th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Chinese doctoral student with no history of violence takes antidepressants, plans, carries out torture death of former girlfriend. Totally out of character.
Jury Finds Melissa Amber Dalton Guilty – Brevard NC — (The Transylvania Times)Monday, April 14th, 2014
Defence says side effects from smoke meds caused outburst — (Winnipeg Sun)Monday, March 17th, 2014
Ex-police inspector took lethal cocktail — (Gazette and Herald)Thursday, March 13th, 2014
Manchester doctor who BIT his ex-wife because she ‘gloated’ over new lover escapes jail — (Mancunian Matters)Monday, February 17th, 2014SSRI Ed note: NHS doctor in withdrawal from antidepressants bites extranged wife. Under investigation, stressed, he starts taking A/D again.
Trempealeau Co. woman pleads not guilty in toddler’s death — (La Crosse Tribune)Wednesday, January 15th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants is abusive, poisons boyfriend's 22-mo-old daughter with Oxycodone and diphenydramine
Lauren’s niece faces claims for compensation after air-rage fine—(Independant.ie)Thursday, January 9th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Air rage incident involving antidepressant and alcohol
Gloucester Police/Fire: City man faces domestic assault charges — (Gloucester Times)Friday, November 15th, 2013
Clyde Auditorium death: Security guard says he killed Thai woman but denies murder — (Daily Record)Thursday, October 24th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Security guard in withdrawal from A/D bludgeons woman to death in toilet with fire extinguisher, cannot recall, blames mental illness. Found guilty.
Man accused of stabbing wife in Walmart pleads guilty, gets sentenced — (Greenville News)Monday, October 7th, 2013
Why is Violence Against Teachers Being Covered Up? — (TPNN)Monday, October 7th, 2013
Colona man pleads guilty to battery; gets 4 years — (Dispatch Argus)Monday, September 16th, 2013
Autopsy finds bad heart, antidepressant killed “Low Tax” Looper — (Knox News)Friday, September 13th, 2013
Ex-police inspector took lethal cocktail — (The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald)Thursday, September 12th, 2013
Judge orders officer accused in road rage incidents to be released from jail — (wpxi.com)Tuesday, June 11th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Police Officer prescribed Paxil to treat depression after serious fall becomes aggressive and assaults several motorists.
Is Titus Young the latest NFL player suffering from hits to the head? — (CBS Sports.com)Friday, May 17th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Football player in withdrawal exhibits increasingly aggressive, belligerent behaviour, gets into trouble. Concussions / CTE blamed.
Witness: Durham murder suspect collected knives — (News Observer)Wednesday, May 8th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Man take medication for bipolar inconsistently, displays erratic and threatening behaviour, fatally stabs his wife.
Hamby murder trial under way — (Anniston Star)Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013SSRI Ed note: Man on Klonapin and Prozac gets into physical fight with girlfriend and kills her.