Archive for Attempted homicide

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.
Esther Callejas Shot Her 2 Young Children: How Arizona Mom Displayed Red Flags 2 Weeks Before the Shooting — (Breaking Daily News)
SSRI Ed note: Young mum who loves her kids is sad, gets antidepressants from GP, starts to act strangely, becomes suicidal, shoots her 2 small children, killing one.
Ontario court throws out law barring self-induced intoxication as defence for sexual assault — (The National Post)
SSRI Ed note: Man overdoses on Wellbutrin, decides his elderly mother is an alien, stabs and almost kills her.
Mental illness caused MUN student to attempt murder on Signal Hill in St. John’s, judge says — (The Telegram)
SSRI Ed note: Intelligent engineering student takes antidepressants, tries to jump off cliff with friend, gets 4 years for attempted murder. Judge blames mental illness.
Boy, 15, who attempted to murder woman he met online exposed to extreme porn from young age — (The Irish Examiner)
SSRI Ed note: Teen put on Prozac has energy surge, develops serious violent thoughts, attempts to murder a woman he meets online. Parents realize the SSRI is the problem.
Eritrean Migrant Held on Murder Charge Over Railway Death of Child Has ‘Psychiatric Problems’ — (Breitbart)
SSRI Ed note: "Model" refugee off work, gets psychiatric help, becomes delusional, violent, threatens neighbor, kills child. All are surprised. Then diagnosed schizophrenic.
Devon Erickson, 1 Of 2 Suspects Charged In Shooting At STEM School Highlands Ranch Shooting — (4 CBS Denver)
SSRI Ed note: 2 students, one transgender, on Zoloft, Xanax, Abilify,gawd knows what else plan a school shooting, are thwarted early in attack. Found guilty as adults.
He followed a car for several blocks — then shot a woman and her kids point-blank, cops say — (Merced Sun-Star)
SSRI Ed note: Man with "mental health issues" on new medication shoots mom, 2 kids and a bystander, killing 1, in road rage incident.
Colorado family gunned down in road rage incident — (The Worcester, Massacheusetts Telegram)
SSRI Ed note: Young man starts new prescription medication for "mental health issues", shoots 4 people in road rage incident, killing one.
Psychiatrist indicted in bludgeoning of baby daddy with a sledgehammer — (The New York Post)
SSRI Ed note: Teen becomes moody at 14, diagnosed bipolar, given multiple psych meds, psychiatrist-cousin talks him into killing her lover. He is charged, convicted.
Woman accused of attempted 7-Eleven murders ‘wielded axe purposefully’ — (news.com.au)
SSRI Ed note: Transgender woman on 5 drugs including "high dose" of Zoloft + amphetamine, becomes psychotic, attacks 2 people in 7-Eleven with axe. Blames mental illness.
I’m a narcissist, get me out of here: Jailed man’s appeal — (The Sunshine Coast Daily)
SSRI Ed note: Man treated for depression, bipolar etc uses alcohol, amphetamines, marijuana, is suicidal, suffers failed business, shoots ex in face, blames mental illness.
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?
Jury to decide fate of CPD Ofc. Steven Smith’s killer, Lincoln Rutledge — (NBC4  WCMH TV)
SSRI Ed note: Divorced man depressed mixes alcohol, antidepressants, becomes paranoid, aggressive, suicidal, delusional, kills policeman in standoff. Gets life, no parole.
Revealed: Finsbury Park terror suspect was sent to rehab for drink and drugs addictions as his sister claims he stole wallet from their blind great granddad — (The Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Finsbury Park terror suspect revealed as devoted father, troubled man, suicidal after splitting with long-time partner and taking antidepressants.
Jayme Pasieka went on a murderous rampage and his victims’ families may never know why — (The Edmonton Journal)
SSRI Ed note: Young man prescribed antidepressants for insomnia, anxiety, starts behaving strangely, later has a psychotic breakdown, stabs 5, killing 2. Gets life.
Ex-MMA fighter convicted of kidnapping former girlfriend, Las Vegas jury finds fighter known as War Machine guilty on 29 counts — (The Toledo Blade)
SSRI Ed note: Martial arts fighter taking steroids, stimulant, antidepressant drugs brutally attacks grlfriend, "roid rage" blamed.
Forensic psychiatrist testifies at Leslie Black hearing — (Prince Albert Now)
Auburn man denies knowing why he beat and stabbed fiancee — (The Sun Journal)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Zoloft for anxiety, depression gets worse, becomes paranoid, beats, stabs fiancee, memory hazy, cannot explain actions. Mental illness debated.
Bludgeoned ARU lecturer says she did not want hammer attack husband charged with attempted murder as he appears in court for sentence — (Cambridge News)
SSRI Ed note: "Devoted" husband, never violent, gets antidepressant, bludgeons sleeping wife, is locked up. Depression blamed, Court orders him to continue treatment.
JAILED: Top court prosecutor from Worcester jailed for six years after trying to kill his wife in frenzied knife attack — (Worcester News)
SSRI Ed note: "Perfect husband" takes antidepressants for stress, has nice evening with wife, then attempts to stab her to death and kill himself. Depression blamed.
Man accused of killing Island Lake woman claims he was insane at the time — (Chicago Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Man on psych meds incl antidepressants, history of suicide attempts, odd ideas, is violent, antisocial, murders a woman. Schizoaffective disorder blamed.
Tulsa Police: Woman Tries To Kill Her 2 Kids, Calls Them Cannibals — (News9 Oklahoma)
SSRI Ed note: Woman in withdrawal from antidepressant decides her children are cannibals, tries to burn them to death in their apartment. They are rescued, she is charged.
Gavin Long said he suffered from PTSD, source tells CNN — (CNN)
SSRI Ed note: Veteran, awarded Marine Corps Good Conduct and other medals, had PTSD, was on at least 3 psychoactive meds when he shot 6 police, killing 3, in Baton Rouge.
Man with criminal record and history of mental illness charged in San Diego homeless killings — (National Post)
SSRI Ed note: Man forced to take brain-disabling meds for years kills homeless people, is caught, charged. faces possible death penalty. Mental illness, not meds, blamed.
Accused Richard Bain testifies about ‘big depression’ – Montreal — (Eastern Ontario Network Television)
Stittsville woman dies from injuries — (The Ottawa Citizen)
SSRI Ed note: Man takes antidepressants, marriage deteriorates, is abusive and suicidal, separation agreed, fatally beats wife with baseball bat then hangs himself.
Mother accused of trying to overdose child during suicide attempt — (WUSA 9)
SSRI Ed note: Mom on Zoloft tries to kill herself and her young son.
Why did two parents murder their adopted child? — (The Guardian)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on Lorazepam adopts a baby from China, couple drugs, kills her when she is 12 because they unreasonably consider her too much trouble.
‘Beginning of an end’: Court case of La Loche shooter over after four years — (The Canadian Press)
SSRI Ed note: "Happy, quiet" La Loche student, no record, struggles in school, suddenly obsessed with guns, school shootings, is suicidal, shoots 11, killing 4. no motive.
Husband opens up about late wife’s battle with PPD — (WoodTV8)
SSRI Ed note: Woman taking medication for depression appears to attempt murder-suicide. She dies, her 2 small children survive.
Nigel Henderson stabbed wife Stacey Henderson to death in Chepstow after she began divorce proceedings, inquest hears — (South Wales Argus)
SSRI Ed note: "Depressive" with history of suicide attempts by overdose stabs and kills his wife and himself when she tells him she wants a divorce.
Oregon Killer’s Mother Wrote of Troubled Son and Gun Rights — (The New York Times)
SSRI Ed note: Oregon Shooter, drugged since childhood and committed whenever he did not take his meds, kills 9, dies in gunfire exchange with police
Testimony focuses on drug use in Buendia attempted murder trial — (Bay News 9)
SSRI Ed note: Man on 13 drugs charged with attempted murder
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.
Witnesses describe chaos at Scott County concert where man was killed — (6abc wate.com)
SSRI Ed note: Food truck vendor at concert, on Xanax + antidepressant + alcohol, drives SUV into crowd, injuring many, killing one.
Alleged Chattanooga Shooter’s Family Says He Suffered From Depression — (ABC News)
SSRI Ed note: Chattanooga shooter not a jihadist, just a young man taking too many drugs. Family says this is not the son they always knew, are shocked.
Nine-year sentence for man who tried to kill neighbours in ‘wanton’ attacks — (The Brampton Guardian)
SSRI Ed note: Man on psych meds for nonsensical "disorder" stabs neighbour, tried to stab another, no motive or provocation. Inadequate medicaton blamed!! Deemed high risk.
Mother-of-four died protecting her children from her knife-wielding ex-husband — (The Mirror)
SSRI Ed note: Man in antidepressant withdrawal stalks wife with knife after she evicts him, attacks her daughter and a customer, kills wife.
Key Developments in Case of 2 Slain NYPD Officers — (New York Times)
SSRI Ed note: Young man, on and off antidepressants for years, disturbing social media posts, shoots and kills 2 police, himself.
Don’t be quick to judge mental illness, says Nicholas Layman’s family — (CBC News)
SSRI Ed note: Teen, 19, diagnosed with depression does not take his medication "properly", has psychotic episode, stabs 11-yr old. Mental illness is blamed.
People v. Ramos — (COURT OF APPEAL OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA)
SSRI Ed note: Man, jealous and sad over breakup, takes Effexor and stays sad but also becomes irrational, erratic, violent and suicidal. Mental illness is blamed.
MacInnis to serve 38 years for shooting at New River mall — (The Roanoke Times)
SSRI Ed note: Mall shooter, fan of school shootings while on psych meds stops them, 3 months later shoots people at local mall. Guns & mental illness blamed. Gets 38 yrs.
Lawyer: Mental issues behind hammer attack — (New Britain Herald)
Mother sought treatment, claimed to hear voices before tossing kids out window — (ABC 13 Action News)
Suspect in Seattle Pacific killing had well-documented demons — (The Seattle Times)
SSRI Ed note: "Funny, sociable, well-adjusted" man with alcohol problem quits drinking, takes Prozac and Risperdal for problems, shoots 4 at university, killing one.
Whitewash from the Outset, the Fort Hood Shootings April 2, 2014 — (Donald J. Farber, Attorney at Law); Army Report: Fort Hood Mass Shooter Ivan Lopez on Psychotropic Cocktail of Celexa, Wellbutrin, Ambien, Lunesta
SSRI Ed note: Lawyer and expert who testified before House of Representatives, at FDA public hearings exposes cover-up of SSRI effects by military brass.
Judge: Hospital personnel can testify in Howard murder trial — (The Daily Herald)
SSRI Ed note: Man on psychotripic medications kills three members of fiance's family, court decides not insane, found guilty, gets life.
A mum guilty of infanticide after killing her baby girl and injuring the child’s twin has avoided jail — (Melbourne Herald Sun)
SSRI Ed note: Suicidal postpartum woman treated for depression drowns one twin girl, disables the other. She remains on antidepressants.
Pulaski man gets 27 years for hammer attack — (Richmond Times-Dispatch)