- COLORADO KILLER WAS ON POWERFUL ANTI-DEPRESSANT
'LUVOX'; WANTED TO FIGHT IN KOSOVO
- Columbine High killer Eric Harris was
on a powerful anti-depressant called Luvox, the WASHINGTON POST is reporting
in fresh editions.
- [Luvox is used for treatment of obsessive-compulsive
disorder. It is in the same family as Prozac.]
- The paper also reports that Harris was
thrilled when he heard, one morning in philosophy class, that the United
States was on the verge of bombing Yugoslavia.
- Columbine High student Rebecca Heins,
who sat next to him, remembers Harris saying, "I hope we do go to
war, I'll be the first one there."
- Heins tells the POST that Harris said
he wanted to be in the front lines of the NATO action.
- He tried to enlist in the Marines, but
was later rejected when he got caught lying on his application.
- Marine recruiters learned from Harris'
parents that their son took Luvox. Harris had stated on his application
that he did not take any prescription drugs.
- KILLER REJECTED BY MARINES DAYS BEFORE
SHOOTING; MEDICAL CONDITION KEPT STUDENT OUT OF CORPS
- Columbine High killer Eric Harris had
hoped to join the Marines but he was on PSYCHIATRIC MEDICATION, according
to published reports out of Littleton on Tuesday evening.
- Harris was recruited as part of a telephone
canvass and did well at a preliminary interview, but he was nixed after
a meeting at his home April 15 -- just days before he went on a wild rampage
-- after his parents "divulged a medical factor."