New details emerge after ‘evil’ West Virginia mum Oreanna Myers kills five children — (7 News)Saturday, January 30th, 2021SSRI Ed note: Openly suicidal woman "battling depression" kills 5 kids, sets house on fire, kills herself while partner away. No real motive, witchcraft mentioned.
‘Gifted’ schoolboy, 18, killed himself by crashing into a lorry after missing out on place at top uni — (The Sun)Wednesday, July 1st, 2020SSRI Ed note: Kind, gifted student feels anxious, counsellor prescribes fluoxetine, he dies by suicide shortly after. Coroner does not suspect role of medication in tragedy.
Dead pilot in burned-out pickup — (Chiang Rai Times)Thursday, March 12th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Recently promoted air force pilot takes antidepressants for stress, dies by suicide by suffocating on smoke in his father's vehicle.
Child tried to stop fatal knife attack on mother by ‘delusional’ father, court told — (ABC News)Monday, April 29th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Depressed man takes antidepressants with Tramadol, becomes agitated, delusional, stabs partner to death in front of kids.
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.
Two murder charges in bizarre killing of family members — (Gaston Gazette)Monday, May 21st, 2018SSRI Ed note: Psychiatrist treats businessman with medication for anxiety, he gets much worse, drives jeep into building killing 2. Conclusion? he needs psychiatric help.
Roger Self was a prominent businessman who had a background in law enforcement — (The Gaston Gazette)Sunday, May 20th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Devout christian/model citizen on antidepressant has personality change, drives car into restaurant family dinner, kills 2, injures 4. Mental illness 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.
Parents of son who allegedly murdered 2 younger siblings speak out — (KKTV 11 News)Thursday, November 30th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Troubled teen, 16, medicated, gets dramatically worse, has violent thoughts, kills animals, stabs two younger siblings to death. 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.
James Fields Jr.: A neo-Nazi’s violent, rage-fueled journey to Charlottesville — (The Chicago Tribune)Friday, August 18th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Ineffective parent Mum has her angry young son medicated by 13. Diagnosed with schizophrenia he gets more meds, at 20 has rage explosion. Neo-nazism blamed.
Jury to decide fate of CPD Ofc. Steven Smith’s killer, Lincoln Rutledge — (NBC4 WCMH TV)Monday, June 26th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Divorced man depressed mixes alcohol, antidepressants, becomes paranoid, aggressive, suicidal, delusional, kills policeman in standoff. Gets life, no parole.
Man accused of killing Island Lake woman claims he was insane at the time — (Chicago Tribune)Monday, September 12th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Man on psych meds incl antidepressants, history of suicide attempts, odd ideas, is violent, antisocial, murders a woman. Schizoaffective disorder blamed.
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.
Tulsa Police: Woman Tries To Kill Her 2 Kids, Calls Them Cannibals — (News9 Oklahoma)Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016SSRI 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.
Coroner: Kindra Chapman committed suicide by hanging — (The Birmingham News)Tuesday, April 19th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Teen, 18 on benzodiazepines and tricyclic antidepressants steals cellphone, is put in jail, where she becomes agitated and hangs herself.
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.
The Incomprehensibility of Death by Suicide — (Radio-Canada)Thursday, December 3rd, 2015SSRI Ed note: Popular hockey player/university student given antidepressants, loses control of emotions, becomes suicidal, stabs himself to death. Depression blamed.
Woman who killed husband, son-in-law in DUI crash sentenced to 6 years — (The Seattle Times)Friday, October 30th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Devoted grandmother, 69, takes Ambien, drinks, drives SUV with grandson a passenger through her living, dining rooms killing husband and son. Gets 6 yrs.
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.
Chicago-area man pleads guilty to air-traffic facility fire — (The State Journal-Register)Thursday, May 28th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man on Zoloft attempts suicide, sets fire to radar facility, causes massive disruption in flights, over $100 million in losses. Mental illness blamed.
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.
A320 Crash: The Co-Pilot Wanted the World To Know His Name — (Le Figaro)Saturday, March 28th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Germanwings pilot on citalopram, mirtazapine and zoplclone locks captain out of cockpit, crashes Airbus A320, killing 150.
Family still seeks answers in police shooting death of Ajax man — (CBC News)Monday, March 9th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Durham police shoot, kill man on "list of medications" who is running around neighbourhood naked in Dec. Shooter cleared of wrongdoing. As usual.
Dellinger Admits Guilt in Fatal I-89 Crash; ‘I Wish I Could Have That Day Over Again’ — (Valley News)Friday, February 20th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man withdrawing from Ambien, on Prozac and another psych med “far in excess of the normal dosage" drives across median, kills couple and unborn child.
Derbyshire grandmother’s killer ‘plagued by mental illness’ — (Ilkeston Advertiser)Monday, January 12th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Teen hospitalized for mood changes given antidepressants, neuroleptics, leads to illegal drug use, violence, antisocial acts, & murder. Mental illness blamed.
Suicide ruled in plane crash — (Fredericksburg Free Lance Star)Monday, July 21st, 2014
Reconstruction of Swiss bus crash “shows driver was suicidal” — (Flanders Today)Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
Police: Arson suspect upset he had to move out — (The Columbian)Monday, June 16th, 2014
Town, Village of Lancaster Police Blotter — (Springville Journal)Sunday, March 30th, 2014
Macomb Township woman accused of biting ear ‘enraged’ by meds mention — (Macomb Daily)Tuesday, March 18th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Woman on "half dozen" meds for depression, bipolar starts argument with ex, bites off part of his ear, laughs about it.
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.
Justin Bieber arrested for drag-racing DUI: Did weed, alcohol & antidepressants — (The Examiner)Thursday, January 23rd, 2014SSRI Ed note: Singer taking combination of drugs, including andidepressant, shows poor judgement
Man indicted for death of former CJL director — (The Daily Princetonian)Friday, November 1st, 2013SSRI Ed note: Young man on mood stabilizer and Zoloft gets into trouble repeatedly, drives aggressively and rams a vehicle, causing death.
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.
Plane crash pilot pleads not guilty — (Bonner County Daily Bee)Friday, October 11th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Pilot taking Seroquel, Lexapro misjudges landing, causes non-fatal crash.
Killing of Natalie Walker ‘could have been prevented’ — (BBC News)Thursday, September 19th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Man with problem temper, history of taking antidepressants has poor self control, bad temper, prescribed antidepressants, gets dramatically worse, kills wife.
Man: 'I lit the wicks' in autism center arson — (Las Vegas Review-Journal)Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013
Sign of the times? Heywood tenant wages war on estate agents — (Manchester Evening News)Saturday, May 11th, 2013
Resolven woman damaged £2,000 of former partner's property in New Year arson attack — (Llanelli Star)Wednesday, April 10th, 2013
From beauty to beast: I watched my ex-wife's descent into drugs, violence and murder — (Daily Mirror)Saturday, February 2nd, 2013
Woman’s arson attack on family home led to father-of-two’s tragic suicide — (Kilkenny People)Thursday, January 31st, 2013
Local will serve life sentence in murder — (Marietta Daily Journal)Thursday, December 20th, 2012SSRI Ed note: Three different SSRIs plus Ambien worsen the situation for a couple with problems, finally he bludgeons her and sets her on fire.
Moms who kill: The Susan Eubanks case — (hlntv)Wednesday, December 12th, 2012SSRI Ed note: Woman on Prozac drinks, argues with her boyfriend, kills her 4 children, attempts suicide.
Sub arsonist wanted to leave work early — (Portland Press Herald)Friday, November 9th, 2012
Father, son who died in plane crash laid to rest — (Stafford County Sun)Friday, October 5th, 2012
Pilot Says Grace of God Saved Him in Plane Crash — (NBC Washington)Thursday, August 9th, 2012
Cops decided to press attempted arson charges — (bluelight.org)Friday, August 3rd, 2012
Pilot dies in single-engine plane crash at St. Petersburg's Albert Whitted Airport — (Tampa Bay Times)Wednesday, August 1st, 2012