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Woman who urged teen to kill himself begins serving jail sentence nearly 5 years after he died

10 days ago   |   By WESH

A woman who encouraged her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself was taken into custody to begin serving her jail sentence Monday after attempts to stay her sentence failed.
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Woman in Texting Suicide Case Begins Jail Sentence

Woman in Texting Suicide Case Begins Jail Sentence

10 days ago   |   By Time

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 in a truck filled with toxic gas.
Michelle Carter was sentenced to 15 months in jail in 2017 for her role in the death of Conrad Roy III, but the judge allowed her to remain free while she appealed. Massachusetts' highest court upheld her conviction last week, saying her actions caused Roy's death.
A lawyer for Carter had urged the judge to allow the 22-year-old to stay out of jail while they...
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