Teen Who Urged Her Boyfriend to Kill Himself Over Text Is Going to Jail

Michelle Carter, who was convicted of manslaughter over a year ago after sending text messages encouraging her 18-year-old boyfriend Conrad Roy to kill himself, was sent to jail on Monday.” states Like I don’t get why you aren’t,” one message from Carter read; it was sent on the morning of Roy’s suicide.A Massachusetts judge sentenced Carter to 15 months in August 2017, but Carter was not required to serve her sentence until she finished filing appeals, BuzzFeed News reports.During Carter’s trial, many people questioned whether or not her actions made her a killer, but the Supreme Judicial Court ruled that her texts did not qualify as protected speech under the First Amendment.You said you were gonna do it.

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