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Supreme Court rejects appeal in texting suicide case

The Supreme Court on Monday left in place the conviction of a Massachusetts woman who sent her boyfriend text messages urging him to kill himself.


Illegal or just immoral? Film explores texting suicide case

Michelle Carter sent her suicidal boyfriend countless text messages encouraging him to follow through on his plan to take his own life until he actually did. Two years after Carter …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 6, 2019

Conviction upheld for woman who urged boyfriend’s suicide

A young woman who as a teenager encouraged her boyfriend through dozens of text messages to kill himself is responsible for his suicide, Massachusetts’ highest court ruled Wednesday in upholding …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017

Amanda Knox: Woman in texting suicide case deserves sympathy

LOS ANGELES – Amanda Knox, the American exchange student convicted and later cleared of a murder in Italy, is offering her support to a Massachusetts woman convicted of manslaughter for …


UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017

Woman convicted for urging her boyfriend to commit suicide

Putting a modern spin on the definition of manslaughter, a Massachusetts judge found Michelle Carter guilty in the death of an 18-year-old friend she had instructed to kill himself in …