How Michelle Carter urging her boyfriend to kill himself over hundreds of texts led to an involuntary manslaughter verdict

Michelle Carter

On Friday, a judge found that 20-year-old Michelle Carter was guilty of involuntary manslaughter after sending texts that encouraged Conrad Roy III to kill himself when both were 17.

The teens had met while on family vacation in Florida back in 2014 and, in the following months, started sharing stories of profound emotional instability over Facebook messenger and text.

Follow the deeply disturbing relationship that led to one young man’s suicide and another young woman’s guilty sentence.

SEE ALSO: How a chain of text messages led to one teen’s death and another one’s trial

On June 16, a Massachusetts judge found that Carter was guilty of involuntary manslaughter for sending texts that encouraged a young man that she had called her boyfriend to kill himself.

Source: Business Insider

In the summer of 2014, Roy started sending Carter texts in which he shared thoughts about killing himself. While Carter first listened to Roy and offered support, she later started sending messages that said Roy’s family would “get over it.”

Source: Business Insider

“Everyone will be sad for a while but they will get over it and move on,” Carter texted when Roy expressed worries about what his suicide would do to his family.

Source: Business Insider

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