ARIEL CASTRO FOUND DEAD OF SUICIDE IN JAIL CELL Is this yet another high profile example of what is going on in jails and prisons with the massive use of antidepressants with no concern about FDA warnings of abrupt changes in dose? Was he or was he not on antidepressants to produce his suicide?…
Petitioner, Jeffery T. Siler, Jr., appeals the Knox County Criminal Court’s
summary dismissal of his petition for post-conviction relief as untimely. On
appeal, the Petitioner contends that due process considerations toll the
one-year statute of limitations for post-conviction relief and entitle him to a
delayed appeal. Upon review, we reverse the judgment of the post-conviction
Prior to trial, the Petitioner pleaded guilty to the charge of
attempted especially aggravated robbery and received a sentence of eight years.
See State v. Jeffery T. Siler, No. E2000-01570-CCA-R3-CD, 2001 WL
387088, at *1 (Tenn. Crim. App., at Knoxville, Apr. 17, 2001). A Knox County
jury subsequently found the Petitioner guilty of the felony murder charge.
ROSSENDALE man died accidentally after taking a lethal concoction of prescribed
medication, an inquest heard.
Geoffrey Smith, of Holland Avenue,
Rawtenstall, was found dead at his house after failing to measure his medication
properly, Burnley Coroner’s Court heard.
The 59-year-old suffered from
anxiety and depression since his teenage years and was taking anti-depressants
and anti-anxiety pills, the hearing was told.
Terrance Bird, a friend,
told the inquest that Mr Smith sometimes forgot how many pills he had taken.
A FORMER Bolton School pupil who suffered from “dark
moods” took a fatal overdose of anti-depressants, an inquest heard.
Fay Turner died aged just 20 in July after a row with her ex-boyfriend.
The overdose of prescribed medication was the latest in a number taken by Miss
Turner, who had a history of mental health illnesses including anorexia and
Miss Turner’s father, Philip Turner, of Andrew Lane, Bolton,
described his daughter as a bright girl.