Archive for Attempted homicide – Page 2

Litany of drugs, ammo and ID's seized from slain attorney's Uptown Dallas condo — (CultureMap Dallas)
Beach Police say ‘crushed powder’ found on children’s food — (News Channel 3)
The silence of Abdelhakim Dekhar, unstable personality and mythomaniac — (Le Monde)
SSRI Ed note: Paranoid man on anti-anxiety meds has grandiose ideas about being persecuted, shoots and kills 5, shoots at photographer, kidnaps motorist.
Push renewed for forced mental treatment — (The Boston Globe)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Dexedrine, Prozac, neuroleptic meds since early youth attacks 3 women at random, killing one. Everyone blames "mental illness".
IT boss charged with stabbing his ex-wife and her lover is found dead in prison cell as he ‘feared moving jails’ — (Daily Mail)
‘I Love You’: What Father Of Two Shouted Before Shooting His Wife And Later Hanging Himself Over Her ‘Affair With Solicitor’ — (Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Man taking steroids and anti-depressants which make him "violent and unpredictable" shoots his wife at her salon then hangs himself in the woods.
Woman Tries to Kill 4 Kids, Self — (TODAY’S TJM4)
Freefall into Madness: The Fresno County Jail’s Barbaric Treatment of the Mentally Ill — (Community Alliance)
SSRI Ed note: Inmate given Prozac becomes extremely suicidal, cuts and tries to drown himself. Other inmates suffer withdrawal from various meds, mistaken for relapse.
13-page suicide note left by mother who jumped with baby — (Christian Science Monitor)
West Valley man gets probation for 2008 shootout with police — (Salt Lake Tribune)
Dallas Sunday school teacher had taken insomnia drug before killing self — (NBC News)
SSRI Ed note: Successful Dallas businessman, Sunday school teacher takes zolpidem (the sleepwalking drug) for insomnia, tries to stab wife, stabs self to death.
Prosecutors: Gig Harbor market shooter intent on killing someone — (KOMO News)
SSRI Ed note: Woman, 20, on meds for "mental condition" has suicidal and violent thoughts, shoots 3 people at Gig Harbor grocery,
JOHN BERRY v. STATE OF INDIANA — (Appeal from the Marion Superior Court)
SSRI Ed note: Man diagnosed, given psychotropic mood-stabilizers, antianxiety, antidepressant meds, violently attacks a man with hammer for no reason, charged, convicted.
 Oregon Mental Health Worker Stabbed While Delivering Medication — (ABC News)
SSRI Ed note: Young man taking antidepressants and neuroleptics has history of violence, becomes delirious following dosage reduction, stabs and kills a worker.
Cousin: ‘She really is sick’ — (Salem News)
SSRI Ed note: Single mom on psych meds since she was 8 or 9, slashes throats of her two children, attempts suicide, sets apartment on fire, gets 20 - 25 years.
Sète: le tireur fou détenait un arsenal / Sète: The shooter had an arsenal — (Le Figaro)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants shoots four neighbours, killing 2, for having a noisy party late at night in the next apartment.
Chepstow man stabbed friend over fling claim — (South Wales Argus)
Teen charged in scissors stabbing of Alfredo Allen at Brooklyn HS had shrink appointment that day, mom says — (NEW YORK DAILY NEWS)
SSRI Ed note: Teen on tegretol, banzel, phenobarbital and Prozac commits frenzied scissors attack on another student, gets 17-yr sentence, costs New York $9 million.
Children detail violence of mom’s death — (Las Vegas Sun)
Court: Jailed For three years after attempting to kill uncle with hammer —(Malta Independent)
Mom gets 22 years in slaying of son, 6 — (Philadelphia Enquirer)
Reno store shooting: ‘His goal was to get even and embarrass Walmart’ — (
SSRI Ed note: Man who reports experiencing "complications" from his antidepressant shoots 3 managers at Walmart.
Psych exam ordered for accused attempted child killer — (CTV News)
Golf club president 'stabbed wife with thermometer' — (The Telegraph)
Man shot by mother expected to recover — (Independent Mail)
Defense: Stewart doesn’t remember nursing home shooting — (WRAL)
SSRI Ed note: Nurse prescribes man, 46, Lexapro, Xanax, Ambien. 2 days later he shoots 11 nursing home residents in a zombie-like state, 8 die. He gets life.
Daughter, 11, cried out ‘I love you’ as mother stabbed her ten times before trying to kill herself — (Daily Mail)
Jailed Conway lawyer disbarred — (Myrtle Beach Online)
Logan mom pleads guilty to drugging daughters — (
Jury convicts ex-Miami Beach cop of attempted murder — (Miami Herald)
SSRI Ed note: Man who shoots wife who is leaving him, and her boyfriend, pleads insanity. Experts at trial disagree whether medication a factor in his behaviour.
Vic cops to probe Ivanovic over 1999 crime — (The Age)
Taunton man ruled ‘dangerous’ for 2 counts of attempted murder — (The Taunton Gazette)
SSRI Ed note: Man in withdrawal attacks 2 women
Death of tourist at Kuredhoo Island Resort last year was accidental, finds UK inquest — (Minivan News)
Vacaville teen suspected in rape and stabbing attack will be tried as adult — (The Reporter)
SSRI Ed note: "ADHD" teen on antidepressants (& probably stimulants) breaks into house, rapes girl, stabs baby, goes to sleep at scene, is tried as adult.
Coed at Wellesley Found Not Guilty Due to Celexa Antidepressant Use: Stabbed Boyfriend 8 times
NH man accused of vicious attack on mother and child claims insanity — (Bangor Daily News)
Just how mentally ill was Tang? — (The Tech)
State High Court Upholds Death Sentence For Triple Homicide At TDOT Facility — (The Chattanoogan)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Celexa, Xanax, shoots and kills his estranged wife, 2 other employees at her workplace. Gets 3 death sentences.
Court told knifeman tried to kill friend then said he did not mean it — (STV)
SSRI Ed note: Man, 27, on antidepressants gets drunk, stabs friend in neck.
Gippsland man sent for trial — (The Age)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants faces 190 charges related to setting brushfires including 10 counts of arson causing death.
Dumped convict Raoul Moat guns down ex lover and kills her new man — (Daily Mirror)
Postpartum: Mother Attempts to Smother 5 Week Old Baby
Deputy, gunman killed in Pahrump shootout — (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
SSRI Ed note: Man on 14 different drugs, including anti-anxiety pills, steroids, and anti-depressants prescribed by Veterans Affairs shoots Deputy in RV park.
Jury Finds Celexa Cause of Murder-Suicide: Two Physicians Testify: Foundation Demands Action
Amanda Stott-Smith pleads guilty to drowning son, attempting to drown daughter — (The Oregonian)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on Abilify throws her two children off a bridge into the water. One drowns, one is saved.
Postpartum: Mother Attempts to Murder 20 Month Old Daughter
Murder Trial Defense: Intoxication— (The Advocate)
SSRI Ed note: Man hunts down and kills ex-fiancee, attempts to kill neighbour and attempts suicide.
Man kills father under influence of prescription antidepressant — (Kennebec Journal)
SSRI Ed note: Man resists Trazodone says it's dangerous, makes him violent, he is ignored, injected. Has psychotic episode, kills father, assaults mother. Found guilty.
Daughter guilty of attempted murder — (The Courier)
SSRI Ed note: Woman who takes antidepressant for "mild depression" asphixiates her mother who dies shortly after.