Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Woman on trial for texts 'driving boyfriend to suicide'

quote [ Michelle Carter urged her boyfriend's death so she could play a "grieving girlfriend", a court hears. ]

What do you think about this?
[SFW] [do it yourSElf] [+4 WTF]
[by cb361@12:01pmGMT]


Kama-Kiri said @ 1:12pm GMT on 7th Jun
Lawyers would, I suspect, have to prove she believed he was really going to kill himself, and not just making a lame ploy for sympathy as is more common in these situations.
Hugh E. said @ 2:38pm GMT on 7th Jun
Texts show he wavered in his plan to follow through with the suicide, at one point getting out of his pick-up truck.
The court heard that Ms Carter, who was then 17, replied: "Get the f*** back in the car."
emphasis mine
mechanical contrivance said @ 3:03pm GMT on 7th Jun
She was only helping him. She gave him the encouragement he needed to achieve his goal.
Dienes said @ 1:44pm GMT on 7th Jun
She's a murderer.
satanspenis666 said @ 4:27pm GMT on 7th Jun [Score:1 Funsightful]
He is too
damnit said @ 6:26pm GMT on 7th Jun
Been done with myspace bullying. Victim's family won the case.
Cackzilla said @ 11:10pm GMT on 7th Jun
In civil or criminal court?
papango said @ 6:03am GMT on 8th Jun
In Massachusetts? I think one of the issues here is that goading someone into killing themselves might not be illegal in Massachusetts. So it's a question of law, rather than culpability.
Hugh E. said @ 3:44pm GMT on 16th Jun
Found guilty of manslaughter.

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