Zoloft: Republic, MO woman arrested Wednesday in 2011 death of her toddler

Julie Horstmyer

Julie Horstmyer, 31

Our thanks goes out to our Southern Washington State Director, Jay Baadsgard, for bringing this case to our attention…. For two decades I have said that Pfizer has turned the Land of OZ completely upside down to change it into the Land of ZO as they have flooded KS and MO with their antidepressant, Zoloft.

In another case out of MO a mother has been charged in the death of her baby daughter. Two years ago in November of 2011 Julie Horstmyer called to report the death of her two year old daughter Berklee Marie Robertson. Apparently officials initially thought the baby had died of SIDS. But as it turned out the baby had ingested her own mother’s prescription for Zoloft. The medical examiner determined that the baby died of an overdose of Zoloft.

Although officials believe the mother intentionally gave the drug to the baby they have charged her with involuntary manslaughter in the death of the child.

WITHDRAWAL WARNING: In sharing this information about adverse reactions to antidepressants I always recommend that you also give reference to my CD on safe withdrawal, Help! I Can’t Get Off My Antidepressant!, so that we do not have more people dropping off these drugs too quickly – a move which I have warned from the beginning can be even more dangerous than staying on the drugs!

The FDA also now warns that any abrupt change in dose of an antidepressant can produce suicide, hostility or psychosis. These reactions can either come on very rapidly or even be delayed for months depending upon the adverse effects upon sleep patterns when the withdrawal is rapid! You can find the hour and a half long CD on safe and effective withdrawal helps here:http://store.drugawareness.org/

Ann Blake Tracy, Executive Director,
International Coalition for Drug Awareness
www.drugawareness.org & http://ssristories.drugawareness.org
Author: *”Prozac: Panacea or Pandora? – Our Serotonin Nightmare – The Complete Truth of the Full Impact of Antidepressants Upon Us & Our World” & Withdrawal CD “Help! I Can’t Get Off My Antidepressant!”

Original article and video: http://www.ozarksfirst.com/story/republic-woman-charged-and-arrested-for-childs-death/d/story/xjjweZp29Ue4VS_Dioxs3w

Republic Woman Charged and Arrested for Child’s Death

CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Mo. — A Republic woman is accused of causing her two year old daughter’s death two years ago.

Julie Horstmyer is charged with involuntary manslaughter and endangering the welfare of a child.

Two year old Berklee Robertson was found dead inside a home in Clever, MO in November of 2011.

A grand jury indictment states Horstmyer gave the young girl Sertraline, better known as Zoloft, then failed to seek medical assistance.

“It’s kind of scary,” says Clever Resident Geri Wallen. “But it’s just a sad story.” Wallen lived next door to Horstmyer at the time of the two year old’s death.

Wallen remembers police and ambulance vehicles lined up outside her neighbor’s home back on November 5, 2011. It wasn’t long after that she found out the reason for all the ruckus was that a two year old child passed away.

“We didn’t know what to think,” Wallen says. “I didn’t think there would be any foul play. I just prayed for the little girl and her family because it’s such a loss.”

Now, two years later, Julie Horstmyer is facing charges of involuntary manslaughter and endangering the welfare of a child.

“What it boils down to is there was quite a bit of forensic evidence that came back at a later date,” says Christian County Sheriff Joey Kyle. “That made the case considerably stronger.”

Sheriff Kyle says there was always a strong suspicion that Horstmyer had some involvement in two year old Berklee’s death.

“Upon arrival, nothing really seemed out of place except possibly a SIDS death,” says Sheriff Kyle. “But during the autopsy, we discovered things that led us to believe it wasn’t negligence but more of a deliberate act.”

The Sheriff couldn’t go into detail, but tells us the charges are based on what the prosecutor feels they can prove during trial.

“It’s primarily stuff like trace elements, toxicology reports, opinions from pathologists,” say Sheriff Kyle.

Neighbors living along Little Avenue says they rarely saw Horstmyer or her two year old child when they lived there two years ago.

“It’s unnerving since I have kids of my own,” says Wallen. “And it just really wrenches my heart that people could do that to their kids. They’re given to us for a reason and God gives them to us to raise and take care of. Not to take advantage of or send back to him.”

Now, two years later, Sheriff Kyle says it’s nice to finally have some closure in the case.

“It’s like the fish that got away,” he says. “There’s some closure here.”

Horstmyer’s arraignment is scheduled for Nov. 8 at 10:00 a.m.

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ANTIDEPRESSANTS??? 7-yr-old Made 911 Call in (Physician/Nurse) Parents’ Murder-Suicide

 

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Dr. Rudolph and Stephanie Fajardo

The 7 year old daughter of a Springfield, MO physician called to report the deaths of her mother and father at about 5:30 AM Friday morning. Their four children 7, 6, 3, and 1 were found uninjured in the home. It is believed that Dr. Fajardo, 35, shot his wife Stephanie, 32, and then himself on the morning the little girl expected to be getting a pony for her birthday.

The following was my comment on the article and in response to someone who posted she hoped the children would get the professional help they would need to cope with this tragedy:

“Let’s hope they keep her away from the “professionals” with all their drugs and tell her the truth that will bring her more comfort than any drug ever could. Dr. Fajardo had easy access to the same drugs that drove Brynn Hartman to shoot her celebrity husband Phil Hartman before killing herself …. antidepressants. (That wrongful death case filed in behalf of the Hartman children has been settled by the makers of Zoloft.)

“For several years these drugs have been heavily marketed to physicians with their stressful job situations. The problem is that when antidepressants increase serotonin they produce horrifying nightmares and then remove paralysis of muscles during sleep thus allowing the patient to act out those nightmares. It is called a REM Sleep Behavior Disorder (RBD), previously rare, but now 86% of those being diagnosed with RBD are taking an antidepressant. People with RBD are known to commit both murder and suicide.

“Someone needs to check medications to help these children find answers to why their father would do something so completely out of character. Antidepressants are extremely common in murder/suicides!”

WITHDRAWAL WARNING: In sharing this information about adverse reactions to antidepressants I always recommend that you also give reference to my CD on safe withdrawal, Help! I Can’t Get Off My Antidepressant!, so that we do not have more people dropping off these drugs too quickly – a move which I have warned from the beginning can be even more dangerous than staying on the drugs!

The FDA also now warns that any abrupt change in dose of an antidepressant can produce suicide, hostility or psychosis. These reactions can either come on very rapidly or even be delayed for months depending upon the adverse effects upon sleep patterns when the withdrawal is rapid! You can find the hour and a half long CD on safe and effective withdrawal helps here: http://store.drugawareness.org/

Ann Blake Tracy, Executive Director,
International Coalition for Drug Awareness
www.drugawareness.org & http://ssristories.drugawareness.org
Author: *”Prozac: Panacea or Pandora? – Our Serotonin Nightmare – The Complete Truth of the Full Impact of Antidepressants Upon Us & Our World” & Withdrawal CD “Help! I Can’t Get Off My Antidepressant!”

Original article: http://www.news-leader.com/article/20131111/NEWS01/311110092/fajardo-murder-suicide-springfield-missouri

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ANTIDEPRESSANT: MASS MURDER/SUICIDE ANIMAL RIGHTS ACTIVIST KILLS 31 DOGS AND SELF

Sandra Lertzman

SANDRA LERTZMAN

This makes me MAD!!!! I have warned and warned and warned animal rights groups that they would have tragedies like this if they did not listen to me!!!! And most of the animals killed in this tragedy were puppies! We have had too many cases involving animals and animal abuse already. But this is terrible! How bad must it get before the world wakes up? This is just sickening!!!

Thanks to Bev Simmons for bringing this case to our attention. Because so many were saying in the comments to the article that this was an act of compassion because of how many pets need homes right now the following was my comment to them: “This has little to do with her caring for the animals and having their interests at heart. But it does have everything to do with why she became increasingly depressed since losing her son about a decade ago. They found her with the answer – prescription drugs prescribed to deal with the death of her son.

“After spending 2 1/2 decades testifying in cases involving antidepressants, writing about them, educating about them, etc. I can tell you the answer is there. Antidepressants CAUSE depression and suicide. They do not cure it. The serotonin lies are huge money makers for drug companies and complete nightmares, literally, for those who fall for the lies.

“These drugs produce horrifying nightmares and then sleepwalk. How many times I have heard the words “I acted out my worst nightmare on this drug?!” Sleep science calls this RBD, REM Sleep Behavior Disorder. Seems clear that this would have been her worst nightmare. Of those being diagnosed with this deadly sleep disorder, 86% are taking an antidepressant! But withdrawal can increase the odds of this and must be avoided by VERY gradual reduction.”

WITHDRAWAL WARNING: In sharing this information about adverse reactions to antidepressants I always recommend that you also give reference to my CD on safe withdrawal, Help! I Can’t Get Off My Antidepressant!, so that we do not have more people dropping off these drugs too quickly – a move which I have warned from the beginning can be even more dangerous than staying on the drugs!

The FDA also now warns that any abrupt change in dose of an antidepressant can produce suicide, hostility or psychosis. These reactions can either come on very rapidly or even be delayed for months depending upon the adverse effects upon sleep patterns when the withdrawal is rapid! You can find the hour and a half long CD on safe and effective withdrawal helps here: http://store.drugawareness.org/

Ann Blake Tracy, Executive Director,
International Coalition for Drug Awareness
www.drugawareness.org & http://ssristories.drugawareness.org
Author: “Prozac: Panacea or Pandora? – Our Serotonin Nightmare – The Complete Truth of the Full Impact of Antidepressants Upon Us & Our World” & Withdrawal CD “Help! I Can’t Get Off My Antidepressant!”

Original article: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2495133/Animal-rights-executive-62-dead-garage-alongside-bodies-31-dogs-helped-rescue.html?login&param__host=www.dailymail.co.uk&param_code=AQCXS-4hRifd30HkzBgmKD_w4936gCKnsMj4isFvuGz2veP4ehO2xMD1fFZFdzgXmilbhr2M0q2OZrbxyuwdKsykI93IUWX_ydg9NyAu59b8w_0zVmNGdhqaw8FC9-SVcE-sfhtoSilekNn2IGFaipFHJVIgmG0SgXFtXrUbsHmArwjZFTbNWt4NB7hxCfPWJm_YOHpza5s5SlBKT1WrgpZf2w7FbDvImfSTo_pwlk10Vuk2sh1SMw3WRYcj0Wd7pnzfekXTG0YpZUjgUrY9nqnPe-rZDcQfmWtPzb8tJJtZAzEOHzl5oeqk0qWAUoVe2EU&param_geolocation=us#readerCommentsCommand-message-field

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Live Coverage: LAX Shooting, 1 Dead 7 Injured

LAX shooting

LAX shooting: The latest

Another shooting….another SSRI antidepressant??? Airports nationwide on alert. Once again we wait and see. Then we wonder again when will it end?!

Decades of research documents that when antidepressants increase levels of serotonin they produce impulsive murder and suicide. Although with all of the absolutely insane rules and regulations TSA now has it is a wonder no one has started shooting before now! I just choose not to fly. But this is what we now know about 1 dead TSA agent and seven others wounded:

“A gunman armed with a high-powered rifle opened fire at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday morning, killing a TSA agent and wounding several others, authorities said.
Authorities said the gunman fired at several locations in Terminal 3 before police shot him. LAX police did not reveal his condition.

[Updated at 1 p.m.: The Times earlier reported that the suspect was dead. But sources have since told the paper that he is in critical condition.]

“The motive was unclear. A federal law enforcement official said that the gunman was a ticketed passenger entering the airport.

MORE: Eyewitness accounts of LAX shooting…(Click link below to continue reading and access live feed of LAX)

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/nationworld/la-me-ln-live-lax-shooting-tsa-agent-alleged-gunman-shot-20131101,0,3187329.story

Paul Anthony Ciancia, 23, entered the airport around 9:20 a.m., Pacific Time, and opened fire inside Terminal 3. The Associated Press also reported that authorities named Ciancia as the suspect.

According to the AP:

A law enforcement official, who was briefed at LAX on the investigation but not authorized to speak publicly, said the gunman was wearing fatigues and carrying a bag containing a hand-written note that said he “wanted to kill TSA and pigs.” The official requested anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly.

The suspect was in custody and being treated for injuries sustained during an exchange of gunfire with police.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/01/paul-anthony-ciancia-lax-shooting-suspect_n_4194156.html?&ncid=webmail1

 

MORE CLUES: SUSPECT SUICIDAL, YET FINE YESTERDAY

NJ police: Dad called, worried about LAX suspect

Posted: Nov 01, 2013 2:39 PM PDTUpdated: Nov 01, 2013 3:40 PM PDT

By MICHAEL RUBINKAM and KATHY MATHESON
Associated PressPENNSVILLE, N.J. (AP) – The young man believed to have carried out a shooting at Los Angeles International Airport had sent a sibling a text message mentioning suicide, leading their father to seek authorities’ help in finding him, a New Jersey police chief said Friday.

Paul Ciancia’s father called Pennsville Police Chief Allen Cummings early Friday afternoon saying another of his children had received a text message from the 23-year-old “in reference to him taking his own life,” the chief told The Associated Press.

The elder Ciancia, the owner of an auto-body shop in southern New Jersey, asked for help in locating Paul, Cummings said. The chief called Los Angeles police, which sent a patrol car to Ciancia’s apartment. It wasn’t clear whether the police visited before or after the airport shooting.

“Basically, there were two roommates there” Cummings said. “They said, ‘We saw him yesterday and he was fine.'”

http://www.news10.com/story/23855581/nj-police-dad-called-worried-about-lax-suspect

 

Ann Blake Tracy, Executive Director,

International Coalition for Drug Awareness
www.drugawareness.org & http://ssristories.drugawareness.org
Author: *”Prozac: Panacea or Pandora? – Our Serotonin Nightmare – The Complete Truth of the Full Impact of Antidepressants Upon Us & Our World” & Withdrawal CD “Help! I Can’t Get Off My Antidepressant!”

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Dr. Peter Gotzsche: Deadly Medicine and Organized Crime – How Big Pharma is Corrupting Healthcare

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Dr. Peter C. Gotzsche, MD

This lecture by Dr. Peter C. Gotzsche, Danish medical researcher and author of “Deadly Medicine and Organized Crime – How Big Pharma is Corrupting Healthcare” is well worth the view! Although in Danish there are English subtitles. The following is just one example of common sense observations he brings out:

“The criteria for diagnosing depression – has been lowered and lowered over the years. Many years ago when there wasn’t any medication for depression only 1/1000 people were considered depressed, compared to today.

“According to the DSM III [published in 1980 before the SSRI antidepressants were introduced] if you lost your spouse, a year had to pass before you were considered depressed.

“When the DSM IV came out [published in 1994 right at the height of the SSRI antidepressant sky rocketing of use and the same year my book Prozac: Panacea or Pandora? was published.] it suddenly changed to 2 months [after the death of a spouse in which you needed to be in mourning before receiving a diagnosis of “depression”]

“Now we have DSM V [published in 2013] and it only takes two weeks! If you are still in mourning after two weeks you can be diagnosed as depressed. Few marriages can be so bad that you only mourn for 14 days afterward.. Despite the fact that it is quite a task to be married.

“That’s going too far.”

Click this link to view video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i1LQiow_ZIQ#t=486

Prescription drugs are the third leading cause of death after heart disease and cancer. In his latest ground-breaking book, Peter C. Gøtzsche exposes the pharmaceutical industries and their charade of fraudulent behavior, both in research and marketing where the morally repugnant disregard for human lives is the norm.

He convincingly draws close comparisons with the tobacco conglomerates, revealing the extraordinary truth behind efforts to confuse and distract the public and their politicians.The book addresses, in evidence-based detail, an extraordinary system failure caused by widespread crime, corruption, bribery and impotent drug regulation in need of radical reforms.

WARNING: In sharing this information about adverse reactions to antidepressants I always recommend that you also give reference to my CD on safe withdrawal, Help! I Can’t Get Off My Antidepressant!, so that we do not have more people dropping off these drugs too quickly – a move which I have warned from the beginning can be even more dangerous than staying on the drugs!

The FDA also now warns that any abrupt change in dose of an antidepressant can produce suicide, hostility or psychosis. And these reactions can either come on very rapidly or even be delayed for months depending upon the adverse effects upon sleep patterns when the withdrawal is rapid! You can find the CD on safe and effective withdrawal helps here: http://store.drugawareness.org/

Ann Blake Tracy, Executive Director,
International Coalition for Drug Awareness
www.drugawareness.org & http://ssristories.drugawareness.org
Author: ”Prozac: Panacea or Pandora? – Our Serotonin Nightmare – The Complete Truth of the Full Impact of Antidepressants Upon Us & Our World” & Withdrawal CD “Help! I Can’t Get Off My Antidepressant!”

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“Good Kid” “Cheerful kid” Kills Teacher and Self in Sparks Nevada School Shooting

Sparks school shooting

Sparks, NV School Shooting 2 Dead, 2 Wounded

Another “good kid” kills teacher and himself….this time in my backyard, Nevada. No information has been released about the shooter yet other than the article below out of the Las Vegas Review Journal. The following is my posted comment on the shooting:

“I cannot help wondering if the shooting could have been prevented, as 68 out of 70 of the school shootings over the past two decades may have been, if this boy shooting was not under the influence of an antidepressant as 68 out of the 70 were? (Here is a video list of those 68 shootings with list of related medication: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JpFoivbZH1o&feature=youtu.be )

“These drugs produce the same end result as LSD or PCP by gradually increasing serotonin – the same brain chemical that LSD and PCP mimic to produce their hallucinogenic effects. Antidepressants have been behind nearly every major shooting in this country over the past couple of decades.

“How do I know? I have been tracking them, building a database of cases, and testifying and consulting in the cases for two decades as well. Antidepressants were behind the Navy Yard shooting as well as the shooting of the young woman in DC a couple of weeks ago. The same is true for Donna Fairchild who was running for mayor of Mesquite when she killed her husband and herself two years ago after being given an antidepressant to stop smoking.

“Listen to this interview with a school shooter “Why I Took A Gun To School,” :to learn how these drugs produce such violence via the most dangerous of sleep disorders, the REM Sleep Behavior Disorder, causing the timing of the shootings to occur most often in the middle of the night or morning hours: http://www.drugawareness.org/why-i-took-a-gun-to-school-1/

Original article from Las Vegas Review Journal: http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/teacher-killed-shooting-sparks-middle-school-hailed-hero

WARNING: In sharing this information about adverse reactions to antidepressants I always recommend that you also give reference to my CD on safe withdrawal, Help! I Can’t Get Off My Antidepressant!, so that we do not have more people dropping off these drugs too quickly – a move which I have warned from the beginning can be even more dangerous than staying on the drugs!

The FDA also now warns that any abrupt change in dose of an antidepressant can produce suicide, hostility or psychosis. And these reactions can either come on very rapidly or even be delayed for months depending upon the adverse effects upon sleep patterns when the withdrawal is rapid! You can find the CD on safe and effective withdrawal helps here: http://store.drugawareness.org/

Ann Blake Tracy, Executive Director,
International Coalition for Drug Awareness
www.drugawareness.org & http://ssristories.drugawareness.org
Author: ”Prozac: Panacea or Pandora? – Our Serotonin Nightmare – The Complete Truth of the Full Impact of Antidepressants Upon Us & Our World” & Withdrawal CD “Help! I Can’t Get Off My Antidepressant!”

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Medical Professionals Killing Others in Murder/Suicides

I have long stated that various types of medical professionals and their family members are largest single group facing serious reactions to antidepressants. With their easy access to medications and their strong belief in them we find a high use among them. One psychiatric nurse out of Iowa said publicly that 75% of the doctors and nurses she worked with were taking antidepressants. She said the drug reps are telling doctors and nurses that they are in stressful professions and the “depression” is going to hit them sooner or later so they may as well get started on antidepressants now to sort of “nip it in the bud” as they say. And apparently they are falling hard for that old sales pitch!

While searching for a particular murder/suicide case online the other day I ran across one case after another, after another, of murder/suicide situations involving medical professionals or family members of medical professionals and thought I would share with you what I see so often…..

WARNING: In sharing this information about adverse reactions to antidepressants I always recommend that you also give reference to my CD on safe withdrawal, Help! I Can’t Get Off My Antidepressant!, so that we do not have more people dropping off these drugs too quickly – a move which I have warned from the beginning can be even more dangerous than staying on the drugs!

The FDA also now warns that any abrupt change in dose of an antidepressant can produce suicide, hostility or psychosis. And these reactions can either come on very rapidly or even be delayed for months depending upon the adverse effects upon sleep patterns when the withdrawal is rapid! You can find the CD on safe and effective withdrawal helps here: http://store.drugawareness.org/

Ann Blake Tracy, Executive Director,
International Coalition for Drug Awareness
www.drugawareness.org & http://ssristories.drugawareness.org
Author: ”Prozac: Panacea or Pandora? – Our Serotonin Nightmare – The Complete Truth of the Full Impact of Antidepressants Upon Us & Our World” & Withdrawal CD “Help! I Can’t Get Off My Antidepressant!”

Victoria Vovchik

DR. VICTORIA VOVCHIK

FEMALE PHYSICIAN STABS 7 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER THEN KILLS SELF LEAVING GORY SCEEN FOR PHYSICIAN FATHER TO FIND

NOTE: “It is still unclear whether Vovchik’s psychiatric history had an impact of her decision.” and “Family friends: Suicidal New City woman snapped.”

Posted by Doris on March 2, 2013 at 12:09 pm

Mom Stabs Daughter & Kills Self

Dr. Victoria Vovchik from New City, New York killed herself after allegedly stabbing her seven year old daughter and leaving a gory scene for the girl’s father to find!

Reports say that the mother was obsessed with her baby’s daddy and although they did not live together and he is recently widowed he did co-own the house and was allegedly leading her on.

Officials said the young girl had been stabbed 31 times, including across the throat, and was rushed to Westchester Medical Center, where she is listed in critical condition.

Story Below:
The woman who slashed her 7-year-old daughter more than 30 times before killing herself Thursday was a devoted mother who was “obsessed” with the man who fathered the girl and hoped he would marry her one day, a former landlord told The Journal News.

Victoria Vovchik, a 45-year-old podiatrist, slit her throat after stabbing her daughter in an attempt to kill her in the master bedroom of their Quarry Road home, authorities said Friday.

The woman’s death was ruled a suicide Friday by acting Medical Examiner Dr. Laura Carbone.

Her daughter, Ava, was in stable condition at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla on Friday.

Investigators don’t know how long the mother and child remained in the bloody bedroom before they were discovered by Ava’s father, Dr. Kristappa Sangavaram, an anesthesiologist, who called 911 at 1:09 p.m. Thursday.

Before moving to the home in 2010, Vovchik lived in a rented home on Strawtown Road in New City.

Her landlady, Carol Huggins, described her as a devoted mother who was convinced that Sangavaram would marry her someday.

Huggins never saw Sangavaram but said Vovchik was deeply in love with him.

“She was obsessed, and he was just leading her on and on … I was concerned for her,” Huggins said. “She was totally in love, she was hoping that he would eventually be with her.”

Vovchik filled the backyard with expensive playground equipment and enrolled the child in Indian language and dance classes so she would learn her father’s culture, Huggins said.

“She talked about him all the time, and she would not even look at another man,” Huggins said. “When she gave her heart, she gave it forever.

I was concerned for her. I never met this man, but he was supposed to visit her once in a while, but she saw him less and less.

“Victoria would never have done this if she was in complete control of herself. Something terrible must have happened to her emotionally, for her to crack,” she said.

Aside from two self-inflicted incisions to her neck, Vovchik “had no other bodily injuries,” and toxicology results will not be available for several weeks, according to the medical examiner.

nvestigators are trying to figure out what led Vovchik to commit the violence.

“Maybe the little girl can shed some light on what happened for us when she’s healthy enough to talk to us,” Clarkstown police Sgt. Jo Anne Fratianni said. “It’s like putting a piece of the puzzle back together.”

She said police had never been called to the home for any domestic issue.

Sangavaram went to the house he co-owned with Vovchik after the Woodglen Elementary School nurse called him about his daughter’s absence from school Thursday.

Sangavaram, a widower since last year, lives in New Jersey, where he runs a restaurant.

Woodglen’s principal hosted a meeting with parents Friday afternoon. Support staff was in classrooms to help children and teachers.

“It’s a really sad, sad tragic event,” PTA co-president Jessica Fetterman said. “I don’t really know the family. It’s scary that this happened.”

At the meeting, parents discussed how they would respond if their children asked about the stabbing.

They also volunteered to help Ava’s family in any way, but were told to hold off until she was out of the woods, said Joseph Malgieri, Clarkstown school board president.

Richard Weiner, a Montvale, N.J., podiatrist who sold his Fort Lee practice to Vovchik six years ago, said he was shocked by the news of her murder attempt and suicide because he knew her only as pleasant and likable.

“I tried to introduce her to the (Fort Lee) community. She was personable and was knowledgeable in her profession,” Weiner said.

He said she seemed busy whenever he saw her but that she closed her practice last year. She was looking for a group practice to join, he said.

Vovchik may previously have been a nurse, New Jersey records indicate.

She had been licensed to practice podiatry in New York since 1997 and in New Jersey in 2003, records show.

There are recent local cases of women accused of killing their children.

Manuela Morgado of Mamaroneck was accused of killing her 4-year-old son in October and has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder.

In 2011, former Spring Valley resident LaShanda Armstrong, 25, killed herself and three of her children when she drove down a Newburgh boat launch into the Hudson River. Her eldest son swam to safety.

Source: Lohud

http://shot97.com/2013/03/mom-stabs-daughter-kills-self/

Friends of Victoria Vovchik disclose insight into attempted murder-suicide
Published: March 1, 2013 8:36 AM

Family friends: Suicidal New City woman snapped (3/1/13)

NEW CITY – Friends of the New City woman who attempted to murder her daughter before killing herself have disclosed possible insight into what prompted her actions.
According to police, 45-year-old Dr. Victoria Vovchik, a podiatrist, stabbed her daughter, Ava Sangavaram, in their home on Quarry Drive yesterday. Clarkstown police say the girl’s father, Dr. Kristappa Sangavaram, discovered the bloody scene and called 911 after being notified by a nurse at Woodglen Elementary School that his daughter was not in class.
When officers arrived, they found both mother and daughter in the master bedroom. According to police, Vovchik was dead and the girl was conscious, but suffering from multiple stab wounds. Her throat had also been slashed.
However, family friends told Newsday Westchester that Sangavaram, who was never married to Vovchik, had recently lost his wife and refused to marry Vovchik despite her advances. This, they say, may have caused her to snap.

It is still unclear whether Vovchik’s psychiatric history had an impact of her decision.

Meanwhile, once Ava is healthy enough, authorities say they plan on questioning her to possibly determine a motive in the attack.

http://westchester.news12.com/friends-of-victoria-vovchik-disclose-insight-into-attempted-murder-suicide-1.4733127\

 

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MARIA MORGADO (BEFORE)

Manuela Morgado

MANUELA MARIA MORGADO (AFTER)

NOTE CLUES OF MED USE: From the pictures the look in her eyes early in the marriage and after where it appears all zest for life is now gone. Also notice the bloating in the later picture as opposed to the previous picture. Bloating is one of the most frequent reactions to antidepressants. Considering the attempted overdose on Xanax she may have been in withdrawal from an antidepressant and given Xanax to cope.

4 YEAR OLD SON OF ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON KILLED BY HIS MOTHER WHO THEN OVERDOSED

New court papers released in killing of 4-year-old
Published: April 9, 2013 5:32 PM

Newly released court documents detail the final moments of a 4-year-old’s life shortly before his mother killed him. Court papers show Manuela Morgado was determined to kill her son Jake, telling him she loved him over and over as she ended his life. Morgado reportedly taped the boy’s arms and legs, trying in vain to drug him and suffocate him with helium before ultimately choking him to death in their Mamaroneck home last October. (April 9, 2013) (4/9/13)

MAMARONECK – Newly released court documents detail the final moments of a 4-year-old’s life shortly before his mother killed him.
Court papers show Manuela Morgado was determined to kill her son Jake, telling him she loved him over and over as she ended his life. Morgado reportedly taped the boy’s arms and legs, trying in vain to drug him and suffocate him with helium before ultimately choking him to death last October.
The papers show Jake Morgado reportedly fought back until he stopped breathing. He was found dead on the morning of Oct. 1, lying next to his semiconscious mother, who had overdosed on Xanax after the incident.
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Morgado was in the middle of a bitter custody dispute with Jake Morgado’s father, Timothy Reish, a prominent orthopedic surgeon.

http://westchester.news12.com/news/new-court-papers-released-in-killing-of-4-year-old-1.5040421

Jealous Mother Kills Son Because She Was Jilted by Husband
By Ghana News -SpyGhana.com

June 16, 2013
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Manuela Maria Morgado

A New York mother killed her little boy before attempting to commit suicide after the child’s father reunited with his former wife, according to reports.

The Westchester County woman, caught in a custody battle over her 4-year-old son, killed the child before a failed suicide attempt in her suburban condominium, authorities said.

A dejected Manuela Maria Morgado was found semi-conscious and strangling the child’s dead body when police arrived at her home Monday morning. The police were called by a nervous family member, and found the mother and son Jason inside a room on the third floor, officials said.

Morgado, 46, tried to take an overdose of pills after taking the life of her son, a source told the news media.

Authorities did not say how the mother killed the child. Morgado was charged with second-degree murder, who apparently left suicide notes in the house.

The distraught father, Manhattan sports orthopedist Dr. Timothy Reish, came to the home Monday afternoon after the gruesome discovery by police.

Reish, 43, was involved in what looked like a fairly run-of-the-mill legal battle over the child before the mother’s murderous collapse, officials said.

There was no evidence of a threat to the child during the custody battle, authorities said.

Morgado, after an initial assessment at Sound Shore Medical Center in New Rochelle, was indicted in Mamaroneck Village Court and jailed pending a court date Thursday. A neighbor said the child and mother were nice people who never bothered anyone in the apartment building. The child’s father has recently reunited with his former wife, according to police.

Source-BWNT

http://www.spyghana.com/jealous-mother-kills-son-because-she-was-jilted-by-husband/

www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2211725/Horror-Manhattan-surgeons-ex-wife-strangles-year-old-son-custody-battle.html

 

Dr, John Brickman Wall

Dr. John Brickman Wall

“‘I don’t know. If I did, I don’t know. Only a monster would do these things,’

Doctor charged with murder in death of wife.

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?sid=27092144&nid=148&title=testimony-reveals-manner-of-death-undetermined-for-doctors-ex-wife

http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=20922473&fm=related_story&s_cid=article-related-5

Pelle Wall, 18, had asked a juvenile court judge to remove his three siblings — ages 16, 13 and 11 — from his father’s home until a criminal investigation surrounding his father is completed.

Pelle’s mother, Uta von Schwedler, was found dead in her bathtub on Sept. 27, 2011. Because of the mysterious circumstances surrounding her death — including the medical examiner not being able to determine if the death was the result of homicide or suicide — Salt Lake police are conducting a criminal investigation. Friends and family members of von Schwedler believe her ex-husband, John Brickman Wall, is the key suspect.

Wall and von Schwedler divorced in 2006, but a bitter custody battle continued until the day she was found dead.

Pelle Wall, who was living in his father’s house at the time of his mother’s death, said in court documents that he was “so fearful for his physical safety around his father he has, on occasion, armed himself with knives.” He moved out of his father’s house when he turned 18 and later filed a petition in court to have his siblings removed from the house, saying he was concerned about their safety and that they were “suffering physical, emotional or development injury or damage.”

 

Dr

Doctor goes to trial for murder in wife’s death

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?sid=27069685&nid=960&title=judge-begins-ruling-on-motions-in-doctors-murder-case

With the month long trial of a Utah County doctor accused of murdering his wife just two weeks away, a 4th District judge began ruling on a litany of pretrial motions Monday.

Martin MacNeill, 57, is charged with murder, a first-degree felony, and obstruction of justice, a second-degree felony, in the April 11, 2007, death of his wife, 50-year-old Michele MacNeill.

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Family: Man who set self on fire in DC was “mentally ill”

DC Man on Fire

Family: Man who set self on fire in DC was “mentally ill”

John Constantino’s burns after setting himself on fire in Washington DC were so severe that authorities needed to use DNA and dental records to identify him. He had carried a can of gasoline with him, poured it over himself, then lit himself on fire. Passing joggers took off their shirts to help put out the flames but he suffered burns over 80% of his body. Police had said Constantino was conscious and breathing at the scene, but he died later that night at a Washington hospital.

Of course the reason I have the words “mentally ill” in parenthesis is because most of these people are not really mentally ill, but having toxic reactions to medications. Remember the Yale study from 2001 Prevda and Bowers looking at the high rate of Bipolar or mania produced via antidepressants. They found that 200,000 patients were documented to have gone manic on SSRI antidepressants. They went on to point out that most doctors do not recognize the mania is caused by the medications stating that the real rate of antidepressant-induced mania would be far higher than that 200,000 figure. And those are only the ones who make it into a hospital. How many more like the thousands of cases documented in our database of cases at www.ssristories.drugawareness.org never made it into a hospital to be treated for their antidepressant-induced mania as this man did not before it was too late for him?

And according to the FDA another way antidepressants can produce a manic psychosis is through any abrupt change in dose of an antidepressant or abrupt withdrawal from an antidepressant. They warn the abrupt change can produce suicide, hostility or psychosis which is generally a manic psychosis.

One type of mania that can be produced is pyromania where you have the compulsion to start fires. Combine that with the antidepressant-induced suicidal ideation and this type of tragedy is what you have as an end result. What a horrific thing for this family to suffer! Not one of these tragedies is worth what they or any other family has had to suffer in order for those who continue to demand these drugs to help them feel better. Not when there are safe alternatives for them to use to feel better. The risk to benefit is just NOT there!

WARNING: In sharing this information about adverse reactions to antidepressants I always recommend that you also give reference to my CD on safe withdrawal, Help! I Can’t Get Off My Antidepressant!, so that we do not have more people dropping off these drugs too quickly – a move which I have warned from the beginning can be even more dangerous than staying on the drugs!

The FDA also now warns that any abrupt change in dose of an antidepressant can produce suicide, hostility or psychosis. And these reactions can either come on very rapidly or even be delayed for months depending upon the adverse effects upon sleep patterns when the withdrawal is rapid! You can find the CD on safe and effective withdrawal helps here: http://store.drugawareness.org/

Ann Blake Tracy, Executive Director,
International Coalition for Drug Awareness
www.drugawareness.org & http://ssristories.drugawareness.org
Author: ”Prozac: Panacea or Pandora? – Our Serotonin Nightmare – The Complete Truth of the Full Impact of Antidepressants Upon Us & Our World” & Withdrawal CD “Help! I Can’t Get Off My Antidepressant!”

Original news article: http://news.msn.com/us/family-man-who-set-self-on-fire-was-mentally-ill?stay=1

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ON MEDS: LAS VEGAS DESERT STORM VET SHOOTS DAUGHTER (25) AND SELF

amanda landis

Amanda Landis

Comment from local news media KTNV TV by Ann Blake-Tracy · Top Commenter · Executive Director, International Coalition for Drug Awareness (www.drugawareness.org) at Executive Director, International Coalition for Drug Awareness

“After over two decades of tracking murder/suicides, school shootings, workplace violence and mothers killing their children I can say without hesitation that the answer to this tragedy lies in the prescription drugs the father was taking especially when he was likely being medicated by the VA.

From the article below we read: “Jenice said her husband, who was a Desert Storm vet, had recently been taking prescription drugs and may have been drinking following the argument.”

“I have a current case of diagnosed “homicidal ideation” produced by the antidepressants Celexa and Remeron in a young military man. I am absolutely shocked by the multiple drugs they handed out like candy to him that all interact negatively and then refused to give them for weeks at a time when the FDA has warned that any abrupt change in dose of an antidepressant, whether increasing or decreasing, can cause suicide, hostility or psychosis!

“The large number of murder/suicides in those you would never expect such behavior from is epidemic and shocking and almost always related to antidepressants or other serotonergic medications!!!”

WARNING: In sharing this information about adverse reactions to antidepressants I always recommend that you also give reference to my CD on safe withdrawal, Help! I Can’t Get Off My Antidepressant!, so that we do not have more people dropping off these drugs too quickly – a move which I have warned from the beginning can be even more dangerous than staying on the drugs!

The FDA also now warns that any abrupt change in dose of an antidepressant can produce suicide, hostility or psychosis. And these reactions can either come on very rapidly or even be delayed for months depending upon the adverse effects upon sleep patterns when the withdrawal is rapid! You can find the CD on safe and effective withdrawal helps here: http://store.drugawareness.org/

Ann Blake Tracy, Executive Director,
International Coalition for Drug Awareness
www.drugawareness.org & http://ssristories.drugawareness.org
Author: *”Prozac: Panacea or Pandora? – Our Serotonin Nightmare – The Complete Truth of the Full Impact of Antidepressants Upon Us & Our World” & Withdrawal CD “Help! I Can’t Get Off My Antidepressant!”

MOTHER INTERVIEWED IN LAS VEGAS MURDER/SUICIDE OF HUSBAND AND DAUGHTER

North Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) — The North Las Vegas woman who watched her husband kill himself, just moments after he killed their 25-year-old daughter is speaking out.

“I just hate that they are saying it was a heated family argument. It wasn’t. It was four and a half, five hours later,” Jenice Landis said.

Jenice said she is still trying to figure out how an argument over housework at midnight led her husband, Greg, to kill their daughter, Amanda then himself Sunday morning.

“I just told him, ‘Greg I’m really not feeling good. I really need to sleep can we do this tomorrow. I know this is a ridiculous argument you are having with me.’ And Amanda woke up and said, ‘Dad, leave her alone and let her sleep.’ That is about all there was to the argument,” Jenice said.

Jenice and her daughter were staying in the same room while Jenice recovered from surgery.
They both went to sleep only to be jolted awake around 5 a.m.

“I woke up to gunfire and flashes and gun smoke. I rolled off the bed and I know that is the only reason I am alive, because I felt gunshots going by me and I looked at my daughter and he had shot her in the chest and her chest was nothing but blood and gore,” Jenice said.

Jenice then said her 52-year-old husband turned the gun on himself, leaving her to wonder how the man she was married to for 27 years could do such a thing.

“I didn’t think my husband would ever hurt one of his children. He wasn’t that person,” Jenice said.

Jenice said her husband, who was a Desert Storm vet, had recently been taking prescription drugs and may have been drinking following the argument.

Police said they will not be able to confirm that until they get toxicology results back. For now, Jenice and Amanda’s twin brother are just working to cope with the loss.

“My daughter was a beautiful creature and her life ended way too soon, and I don’t want people to ruin that celebration of her life that we are going to have,” Jenice said.

North Las Vegas Police are not releasing many details about the murder-suicide or details about the fight, saying it is too early in the investigation.

Original article: http://www.ktnv.com/news/local/Mother-speaks-out-about-murder-suicide-223050761.html

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Suspect Dead: Antidepressant Withdrawal: Thursday Afternoon Woman in Capitol Car Chase With Toddler in Car

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Antidepressant Withdrawal: Thursday Afternoon Woman in Capitol Car Chase With Toddler in Car Gunned Down by Police

This sounds like it could be yet another case when it is a woman who rammed a barrier at the Capitol Building before going on a high speed chase with police while a toddler was in the car with her. No word yet on the condition of the child who was rushed to a hospital.

The impulsive actions, the high speed chase, the road rage in ramming a barrier, and doing all of this with a toddler in the car also might include suicide by cop or even murder/suicide by cop. We see all of this far too often with antidepressants and have from the beginning. The term “road rage,” “suicide by cop,” “high speed chase” … all seemed to appear after the introduction of Prozac to the market.

We will keep you updated as it progresses as it has just happened.

Update: The woman was  it was yet another medical professional, a dental hygienist this time, with a “history of “mental illness” which almost always means she had been on antidepressants to induce that mental illness before endangering her child as she did this afternoon in this high speed chase with police after ramming a police car. She had a one year old child in the car with her that was not hurt. So was she given on of these drugs for Post Partum depression?

http://nbcpolitics.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/10/03/20805397-woman-shot-and-killed-by-capitol-police-after-chaotic-chase-from-white-house?lite

This is yet another sad and tragic case for this woman and her family. If this was her child there is yet another little one who will be growing up without a mother.

I have long said that the largest single group I have in serious trouble on antidepressants are medical professionals. I have gathered a few cases that have just popped up as I have looked for some other articles in the past week. I should have that list ready for you ASAP

Update #2: If you understand these drugs and their effects these cases are so easy to predict. The latest report is according to ABC News, Carey had a history of mental health issues and suffered from post-partum depression.

Miriam Carey has been identified by authorities as a dental hygienist in Connecticut.

Former boss Dr. Barry J. Weiss told The New York Times that he and his partner fired Miriam Carey from their periodontics practice last year and cited her “temper” but would not go into detail.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/03/miriam-carey-capitol-shooting_n_4040115.html?ir=Crime&ref=topbar

Then the Washington Post reported that she has a sister in Brooklyn who is a nurse and another sister who has been a long time New York City police officer.

She was at home in Connecticut two days ago and no one knew she was in DC and were shocked to learn that. She also had no identification with her.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/miriam-carey-dental-hygienist-at-the-center-of-car-chase-and-shooting-near-the-capitol/2013/10/03/ad805fec-2c83-11e3-b139-029811dbb57f_story.html

Update #3: Friday morning reports surfaced that she thought Obama was stalking her and they found the meds we all expected to be there! (Article directly below) Remember all the false accusations of abuse that come with antidepressants. False Memory Syndrome is a term coined not long after Prozac was introduced to the market and has been a main issue in some high profile cases including that of Kobe Bryant and the Wenatchee, Washington sex ring case where the state had to pay out $100 Million for wrongfully imprisoning 43 people for as much as two years on false allegations made by a 10 year old girl in foster care who had been on first Prozac and recently switched to Paxil.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/04/dc-chase-motive_n_4043871.html?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl2%7Csec1_lnk3%26pLid%3D386469

BREAKING NEWS: “Investigators found two medications in the apartment of Miriam Carey: one used to treat schizophrenia and symptoms of bipolar disorder; the other an antidepressant, a law enforcement source briefed on the investigation told CNN.

“Carey’s boyfriend contacted police in December saying he feared for the safety of their child, who was 4 months old at the time, according to a law enforcement source involved in the investigation. The boyfriend said the woman was acting delusional, claiming the president had placed Stamford under lockdown and that her house was under electronic surveillance, the source said.

“He told police that she was suffering from post-partum depression, was having trouble sleeping and was on medication. Carey underwent a mental health evaluation, said the source, …”

http://on.cnn.com/GCpPANp

Update #4: She had been taking the antidepressant Lexapro and the atypical antipsychotic Risperdone….”Authorities who searched Carey’s apartment in Stamford found discharge papers that listed risperidone, a medication to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, a law enforcement source said. They also found paperwork listing escitalopram, an antidepressant commonly prescribed under the brand name Lexapro, according to the source.”

http://www.cnn.com/2013/10/04/politics/u-s-capitol-shooting/index.html?sr=fb100413capitolshootmeds1045p

Update #5: In an interview by Fox 5 out of DC we learn she was in medically supervised withdrawal which will help you understand why the International Coalition for Drug Awareness has since the mid 90’s warned of extreme caution in withdrawal indicating that it should be extremely gradual to avoid serious reactions and a warning now goes out with all our posts. Few doctors know what they are doing in safely withdrawing patients from antidepressants as they are always trying to withdraw patients far too rapidly than they should which the FDA warns can cause suicide, hostility and/or psychosis:

“Her family said she had been suffering from postpartum depression with psychosis but was not dangerous.

“Carey-Jones said her sister had been on medication for postpartum depression but was being taken off the drugs under medical supervision.

“They told her she could get off medication,” Carey-Jones said, adding, “There were no indications she was unstable.”

Read more: http://www.myfoxdc.com/story/23616040/sisters-of-woman-killed-in-dc-chase-question-police-actions#ixzz2gsLxQy4N

WARNING: In sharing this information about adverse reactions to antidepressants I always recommend that you also give reference to my CD on safe withdrawal, Help! I Can’t Get Off My Antidepressant!, so that we do not have more people dropping off these drugs too quickly – a move which I have warned from the beginning can be even more dangerous than staying on the drugs!

The FDA also now warns that any abrupt change in dose of an antidepressant can produce suicide, hostility or psychosis. And these reactions can either come on very rapidly or even be delayed for months depending upon the adverse effects upon sleep patterns when the withdrawal is rapid! You can find the CD on safe and effective withdrawal helps here: http://store.drugawareness.org/

Ann Blake Tracy, Executive Director,
International Coalition for Drug Awareness
www.drugawareness.org & http://ssristories.drugawareness.org
Author: ”Prozac: Panacea or Pandora? – Our Serotonin Nightmare – The Complete Truth of the Full Impact of Antidepressants Upon Us & Our World” & Withdrawal CD “Help! I Can’t Get Off My Antidepressant!”

Original article: http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/US-Capitol-Lockdown-shots/2013/10/03/id/529169?ns_mail_uid=37919261&ns_mail_job=1540175_10032013&promo_code=1513A-1

And finally from one of our Facebook friends Nick Cole comes this warning:

Death by Cop warning

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