Archive for Intentional injury to child

Parents of son who allegedly murdered 2 younger siblings speak out — (KKTV 11 News)
SSRI Ed note: Troubled teen, 16, medicated, gets dramatically worse, has violent thoughts, kills animals, stabs two younger siblings to death. Mental illness blamed.
Texas church shooter Devin Patrick Kelley served in Air Force, was court-martialed for assaulting wife, child — (Fox News)
SSRI Ed note: Once "happy, caring" boy, after years "heavily medicated" with "psych drugs" becomes withdrawn, abusive, shoots churchgoers, killing 26. Mental illness 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.
Police offer $100,000 reward for information about the death of Jordan Thompson who died after being given antidepressants — (
SSRI Ed note: Investigation into killing of toddler with antidepressant overdose, presumably by the person whose drugs they were.
Infant slain in Little Village was cut in neck with power saw — (Chicago Sun-Times)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants stuffs a sock in baby's mouth, kills her with saw.
When does “Not guilty by reason of insanity” apply? — (The Virginian-Pilot)
SSRI Ed note: Woman with new baby is prescribed Zoloft, becomes psychotic, "hormones" get the blame
Mother sought treatment, claimed to hear voices before tossing kids out window — (ABC 13 Action News)
Why Syracuse mom killed her 2 daughters still unknown — (Deseret News)
SSRI Ed note: Mom on antidepressants shoots and kills her daughters and herself after break-up with fiance.
Trempealeau Co. woman pleads not guilty in toddler’s death — (La Crosse Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants is abusive, poisons boyfriend's 22-mo-old daughter with Oxycodone and diphenydramine
Beach Police say ‘crushed powder’ found on children’s food — (News Channel 3)
Woman from Republic is charged with killing toddler daughter with anti-depressant — (KY3)
Colona man pleads guilty to battery; gets 4 years — (Dispatch Argus)
Mother, son died of smoke inhalation: RCMP — (Journal Pioneer)
Bridger ‘liar, fantasist and killer’ — (Cardiff Local Guide)
Woman Tries to Kill 4 Kids, Self — (TODAY’S TJM4)
13-page suicide note left by mother who jumped with baby — (Christian Science Monitor)
Martin Tremblay, Youth Hockey Coach, Sentenced to Jail for Tripping Incident — (
Mother Forgives Husband For Stabbing Their Twin Daughters To Death While Driven Crazy By Prozac And Is Fighting To Have Him Freed From Jail — (Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Loving father in Paxil withdrawal, on Ambien, Trazadone, Prozac and Lunesta, kills his twin daughters, pleads guilty to avoid the death penalty.
Frantic 911 call from Camden woman who allegedly decapitated her son: 'I did it, I did it' — (The Associated Press)
After two weeks Kyle daycare murder case near jurors' hands — (San Marcos Mercury)
Husbands Prozac Induced Mania- Please help — (MD Junction)
Children detail violence of mom’s death — (Las Vegas Sun)
Mom gets 22 years in slaying of son, 6 — (Philadelphia Enquirer)
Dad gets 5 to 10 for shaking baby — (The Courier Times)
Psych exam ordered for accused attempted child killer — (CTV News)
Dela Rosa statement played for jury in toddler death case — (Washington Post)
SSRI Ed note: Mom in antidepressant withdrawal kills her daughter by throwing her off a 44-foot walkway.
Woman nets life sentence for murdering grandchildren — (
SSRI Ed note: Grandmother on new med for mood drives car into river with two young grandchildren strapped in back seat. They drown. Depression blamed. Gets life.
Dad: Mother never accepted baby’s condition — (THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER)
SSRI Ed note: Woman taking medication for post-partum depression throws her baby son off a 4-story building, killing him. PPD blamed.
Logan mom pleads guilty to drugging daughters — (
Jury calls baby-killer mother still insane — (Associated Press)
A calculated killing: The case against Melissa Huckaby — (San Jose Mercury News)
SSRI Ed note: Sunday school teacher on Xanax, Paxil and other meds starts to behave strangely, kidnaps, rapes and kills 8-yr-old girl, is vilified, gets life without parole.
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.
Woman School Teacher Has Students Clean Her House in Exchange for Zoloft & Alcohol
Woman School Teacher Has Students Clean Her House in Exchange for Zoloft & Alcohol
No intent to kill, Raul Sarinana’s attorney argues — (The Press-Enterprise)
SSRI Ed note: Man taking Effexor (known association with violent behaviour) gets angry, kills both his nephews on separate occasions by overreacting to minor issues.
Mum Charged After Death Of Child — (Hackney Gazette)
SSRI Ed note: Toddler boy, 20 months dies with antidepressant in his system. Mom charged.
Snow wants statements thrown out — (Oneida Daily Dispatch)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Cymbalta experiences mood swings, throws a toddler hard first to floor, causing fatal injuries, gets 34 yrs in jail.
Mom charged with hitting son with flat part of sword — (The Ocala Star-Banner)
Mother Pleads Not Guilty to Trying to Suffocate Her Infant at Hospital — (2WGRZ)
SSRI Ed note: Mother on antidepressant tries to suffocate baby in hospital after the infant suffered a seizure.
Woman who poisoned husband jailed — (BBC News)
SSRI Ed note: Woman who once poisoned her 6-yr-old with antidepressants puts these and rat poison in husband's spaghetti. He lives, she gets 5 years.
Man says injury accidental — (The Oneida Daily Dispatch)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Cymbalta loses temper, seriously injures toddler.
Sheridan woman, 28, charged in adopted baby’s death — (The Indianapolis Star)
SSRI Ed note: Adoptive mom prescribed Xanax, Lexapro to ward off potential return of depression shakes her adopted 13-month old to death in a fit of rage.
CPS Gets Custody Of Girls Allegedly Set On Fire — (CBS 11 News)
SSRI Ed note: Woman stops taking bipolar meds, douses self, 3 daughters with gasoline, sets them all on fire, has no idea why, they survive, CPS takes kids away. Faces life.
Details of baby’s abuse emerge at hearing — (The Houston Chronicle)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants puts his 2-mo old infant daughter into microwave and turns it on, causing severe burns.
Mother charged with attempted murder of daughter — (Peninsula Daily News)
SSRI Ed note: Mother on antidepressants,no history of problems, impulsively attempts murder-suicide with 10-yr-old daughter. Charged with attempted murder.
After Horror, A Custody Plea — (The Hartford Courant)
SSRI Ed note: Mother of 3 youngsters, upset at breakup with father, takes depression medication, stabs kids repeatedly, miraculously all survive. Charged, she seeks custody.
State blamed for fatal shooting spree at Jewish day care — (Seattle Post-Intelligencer)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Prozac has homicidal thoughts, accumulates arsenal, shoots 5 children in a Jewish day care. White supremacist beliefs/racism blamed. Gets life.
Paedo in Mob Siege — (The Daily Record)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants drinks beer, abducts and sexually assaults a 4-yr-old girl.
Father Accused of Poisoning Kids’ Soup — (Court Report)
SSRI Ed note: Father on Prozac and amitriptyline poisons his 2 small children in a bizarre, irrational scheme to defraud Campbell's.
Va. Mother Gets 4 Years in Drowning Attempt — (The Washington Post)
SSRI Ed note: Zoloft prescribed to mom of two preschoolers. After a few days she tries to drown kids and throws herself out of window. All survive, mental illness blamed.