Michelle Carter did not call anyone, or tell anyone when her boyfriend Conrad Roy III sat in his car inhaling carbon monoxide, after Carter herself convinced him it was the best solution for him to commit suicide.
During court hearings, the jury got to see hundreds of text messages from Carter all directing Roy III to kill himself, even when he himself had doubts! The judge in the case had this to say: “The court has found that Carter’s actions and failure to act where it was her self-created duty to Roy since she put him that toxic environment constituted reckless conduct. The court finds that the conduct caused the death of Mr. Roy.”
While Carter could face up to 20 years in jail, experts say that a lengthy sentence will be unlikely.
Some of the text messages exchanged between Carter and Roy III: