School shootings and psychiatric drugs
Pharma drugs and school shootings by John Noveske
[2013 Jan] Prominent
rifle manufacturer killed in mysterious car crash days after posting psych drug
link to school shooters
This is the last post John Noveske made on his
Facebook page before he was killed:
Eric Harris age 17 (first on Zoloft then Luvox) and Dylan Klebold aged 18
(Columbine school shooting in Littleton, Colorado), killed 12 students and 1
teacher, and wounded 23 others, before killing themselves. Klebold's medical
records have never been made available to the public.
Jeff Weise, age 16, had been prescribed 60 mg/day of Prozac (three times the
average starting dose for adults!) when he shot his grandfather, his
grandfather's girlfriend and many fellow students at Red Lake, Minnesota. He
then shot himself. 10 dead, 12 wounded.
Cory Baadsgaard, age 16, Wahluke (Washington state) High School, was on Paxil
(which caused him to have hallucinations) when he took a rifle to his high
school and held 23 classmates hostage. He has no memory of the event.
Chris Fetters, age 13, killed his favorite aunt while taking Prozac.
Christopher Pittman, age 12, murdered both his grandparents while taking Zoloft.
Mathew Miller, age 13, hung himself in his bedroom closet after taking Zoloft
for 6 days.
Kip Kinkel, age 15, (on Prozac and Ritalin) shot his parents while they slept
then went to school and opened fire killing 2 classmates and injuring 22 shortly
after beginning Prozac treatment.
Luke Woodham, age 16 (Prozac) killed his mother and then killed two students,
wounding six others.
A boy in Pocatello, ID (Zoloft) in 1998 had a Zoloft-induced seizure that caused
an armed stand off at his school.
Michael Carneal (Ritalin), age 14, opened fire on students at a high school
prayer meeting in West Paducah, Kentucky. Three teenagers were killed, five
others were wounded..
A young man in Huntsville, Alabama (Ritalin) went psychotic chopping up his
parents with an ax and also killing one sibling and almost murdering another.
Andrew Golden, age 11, (Ritalin) and Mitchell Johnson, aged 14, (Ritalin) shot
15 people, killing four students, one teacher, and wounding 10 others.
TJ Solomon, age 15, (Ritalin) high school student in Conyers, Georgia opened
fire on and wounded six of his class mates.
Rod Mathews, age 14, (Ritalin) beat a classmate to death with a bat.
James Wilson, age 19, (various psychiatric drugs) from Breenwood, South
Carolina, took a .22 caliber revolver into an elementary school killing two
young girls, and wounding seven other children and two teachers.
Elizabeth Bush, age 13, (Paxil) was responsible for a school shooting in
Jason Hoffman (Effexor and Celexa) – school shooting in El Cajon, California
Jarred Viktor, age 15, (Paxil), after five days on Paxil he stabbed his
grandmother 61 times.
Chris Shanahan, age 15 (Paxil) in Rigby, ID who out of the blue killed a woman.
Jeff Franklin (Prozac and Ritalin), Huntsville, AL, killed his parents as they
came home from work using a sledge hammer, hatchet, butcher knife and mechanic's
file, then attacked his younger brothers and sister.
Neal Furrow (Prozac) in LA Jewish school shooting reported to have been
court-ordered to be on Prozac along with several other medications.
Kevin Rider, age 14, was withdrawing from Prozac when he died from a gunshot
wound to his head. Initially it was ruled a suicide, but two years later, the
investigation into his death was opened as a possible homicide. The prime
suspect, also age 14, had been taking Zoloft and other SSRI antidepressants.
Alex Kim, age 13, hung himself shortly after his Lexapro prescription had been
Diane Routhier was prescribed Welbutrin for gallstone problems. Six days later,
after suffering many adverse effects of the drug, she shot herself.
Billy Willkomm, an accomplished wrestler and a University of Florida student,
was prescribed Prozac at the age of 17. His family found him dead of suicide –
hanging from a tall ladder at the family's Gulf Shore Boulevard home in July
Kara Jaye Anne Fuller-Otter, age 12, was on Paxil when she hung herself from a
hook in her closet. Kara's parents said ".... the damn doctor wouldn't take her
off it and I asked him to when we went in on the second visit. I told him I
thought she was having some sort of reaction to Paxil...")
Gareth Christian, Vancouver, age 18, was on Paxil when he committed suicide in
(Gareth's father could not accept his son's death and killed himself.)
Julie Woodward, age 17, was on Zoloft when she hung herself in her family's
Matthew Miller was 13 when he saw a psychiatrist because he was having
difficulty at school. The psychiatrist gave him samples of Zoloft. Seven days
later his mother found him dead, hanging by a belt from a laundry hook in his
Kurt Danysh, age 18, and on Prozac, killed his father with a shotgun. He is now
behind prison bars, and writes letters, trying to warn the world that SSRI drugs
Woody ____, age 37, committed suicide while in his 5th week of taking Zoloft.
Shortly before his death his physician suggested doubling the dose of the drug.
He had seen his physician only for insomnia. He had never been depressed, nor
did he have any history of any mental illness symptoms.
A boy from Houston, age 10, shot and killed his father after his Prozac dosage
Hammad Memon, age 15, shot and killed a fellow middle school student. He had
been diagnosed with ADHD and depression and was taking Zoloft and "other drugs
for the conditions."
Matti Saari, a 22-year-old culinary student, shot and killed 9 students and a
teacher, and wounded another student, before killing himself. Saari was taking
an SSRI and a benzodiazapine.
Steven Kazmierczak, age 27, shot and killed five people and wounded 21 others
before killing himself in a Northern Illinois University auditorium. According
to his girlfriend, he had recently been taking Prozac, Xanax and Ambien.
Toxicology results showed that he still had trace amounts of Xanax in his
Finnish gunman Pekka-Eric Auvinen, age 18, had been taking antidepressants
before he killed eight people and wounded a dozen more at Jokela High School –
then he committed suicide.
Asa Coon from Cleveland, age 14, shot and wounded four before taking his own
life. Court records show Coon was on Trazodone.
Jon Romano, age 16, on medication for depression, fired a shotgun at a teacher
New York high school.
Missing from list... 3 of 4 known to have taken these same meds....
What drugs was Jared Lee Loughner on, age 21...... killed 6 people and injuring
14 others in Tuscon, Az
What drugs was James Eagan Holmes on, age 24..... killed 12 people and injuring
59 others in Aurora Colorado
What drugs was Jacob Tyler Roberts on, age 22, killed 2 injured 1, Clackamas Or
What drugs was Adam Peter Lanza on, age 20, Killed 26 and wounded 2 in Newtown
Roberts is the only one that I haven't heard about being on drugs of some kind.