Woman ordered to begin serving jail sentence in texting suicide case
Monday, 11 February 2019 Michelle Carter, a Massachusetts woman convicted in 2017 of involuntary manslaughter for encouraging her boyfriend to kill himself through text messages, has been ordered to begin serving her 15-month jail sentence. Carter had been out of jail while her appeal was pending, but the state's top court upheld her conviction.
A woman accused of goading her teenage boyfriend into committing suicide in 2014 with text messages was taken into custody on Monday after a judge ordered her to begin serving time for her manslaughter conviction. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
A Massachusetts woman who sent her suicidal boyfriend a barrage of text messages urging him to kill himself was jailed Monday on an involuntary manslaughter conviction nearly five years after he died..