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  • Michelle Carter, convicted in texting suicide case, released from prison

    01/23/2020 12:30:34 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 45 replies
    CNN ^ | January 23, 2020 | Eric Levenson, Jennifer Henderson and Kristina Sgueglia
    Michelle Carter, the Massachusetts woman convicted of involuntary manslaughter for persuading her boyfriend to kill himself, was released from prison Thursday, months ahead of schedule due to good behavior. Carter, now 23, began serving a 15-month sentence in February, but she earned time off her sentence for good behavior, according to Jonathan Darling, spokesman at the Bristol County Sheriff's Office. She left the Bristol County House of Correction at about 9:30 a.m., video from CNN affiliate WHDH shows. Wearing a black turtleneck, a light blazer and black pants -- the same outfit she wore the day she was sentenced --...
  • US Supreme Court Denies Michelle Carter’s Appeal in Texting Suicide Case

    01/13/2020 3:29:05 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 31 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | January 13, 2020 | Marc Fortier and Caroline Connolly
    "I am very pleased that the legal chapter of this tragic case is finally closed," said the Bristol County, Massachusetts, district attorneyAuthorities are investigating after a number of vehicles were intentionally set on fire at a used car dealership in Pompano Beach in an arson incident that was caught on camera. The United States Supreme Court said Monday that it will not take up an appeal brought by Michelle Carter, who was convicted of encouraging her boyfriend through texts and phone calls to take his own life. The decision leaves Carter's conviction intact, though she is expected to be...
  • Boston College student charged with manslaughter for sending her boyfriend texts urging his suicide

    10/28/2019 9:30:53 AM PDT · by outpostinmass2 · 67 replies
    A former Boston College student has been charged with involuntary manslaughter for allegedly driving her boyfriend to jump to his death from a parking garage, 90 before before he was set to graduate. Suffolk District Attorney Rachael Rollins held a press conference on Monday to announce the indictment of 21-year-old Inyoung You in connection to the death of Alexander Urtula, 22. Both were students at Boston College at the time Urtula's death on May 20. You later dropped out of the university. You is currently in her native South Korea. Rollins said she is cautiously optimistic that the woman would...
  • Michelle Carter sentenced to 2-1/2 years in jail for sending boyfriend texts encouraging suicide

    08/03/2017 12:41:54 PM PDT · by BBell · 29 replies
    http://www.nydailynews.com ^ | 8/3/17 | David Boroff
    A Massachusetts woman who encouraged her boyfriend to kill himself in dozens of text messages was sentenced to 2-1/2 years in jail on Thursday. Juvenile Court Judge Lawrence Moniz said Michelle Carter only has to serve 15 months. He also sentenced her to five years of probation. Carter was 17 when the 18-year-old Conrad Roy was found dead of carbon monoxide poisoning in July of 2014.She urged Roy to follow through on his suicide talk, including telling him on the day he died: "The time is right and you are ready ... just do it babe.""You can't think about it....
  • Michelle Carter, teen in texting suicide case, found guilty of involuntary manslaughter

    06/16/2017 8:47:35 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 63 replies
    Circa.com ^ | June 16, 2017 | Circa News
    A juvenile court judge announced a guilty verdict in the trial of Massachusetts woman Michelle Carter who was charged with manslaughter for sending her suicidal boyfriend Conrad Roy III a barrage of text messages encouraging him to kill himself. Judge Lawrence Moniz announced his decision Friday in Bristol Juvenile Court.
  • Guilty Verdict for Young Woman Who Urged Friend to Kill Himself

    06/17/2017 2:52:43 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 67 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 06/16/2017 | Jess Bidgoodjune
    TAUNTON, Mass. — For a case that had played out in thousands of text messages, what made Michelle Carter’s behavior a crime, a judge concluded, came in a single phone call. Just as her friend Conrad Roy III stepped out of the truck he had filled with lethal fumes, Ms. Carter told him over the phone to get back in the cab and then listened to him die without trying to help him. That command, and Ms. Carter’s failure to help, said Judge Lawrence Moniz of Bristol County Juvenile Court, made her guilty of involuntary manslaughter in a case that...
  • ‘I mean, you’re about to die’: Teen who urged boyfriend to kill himself will stand trial

    07/02/2016 9:13:22 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 103 replies
    washingtonpost.com ^ | July 2 at 6:00 AM | Sarah Larimer
    But instead of trying to stop her teenage boyfriend from taking his life, prosecutors in Massachusetts believe that Carter pressured Conrad Roy III to go through with the act. And on Friday, the state’s highest court ruled that she could go to trial for her alleged role in his death. “I hope they hold her accountable for her actions,” Roy’s grandfather, Conrad Roy Sr., told the Boston Globe. “She told him to get back in the truck. She prodded him on. All of the text messages are pretty much self-explanatory.” The Supreme Judicial Court’s ruling — which found that a...