Massachusetts high court upholds manslaughter conviction for woman who assisted the suicide.of boyfriend.

Posted February 6, 2019 11:54 pm by Alex Schadenberg

Massachusetts high court upholds manslaughter conviction for woman who assisted the suicide.of boyfriend.

Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director – Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionConrad RoyThe Massachusetts High Court upheld the voluntary manslaughter conviction of Michelle Carter for assisting the suicide of Conrad Roy who was 18 at the time of his death. Carter, who was 17 at the time of the death, was sentenced to 15 months in prison.An article written by Laurel Sweet and published in the Boston Herald on February 6 states:The state’s highest court Wednesday upheld the involuntary manslaughter conviction of a 22-year-old Plainville woman facing 15 months in prison for coaxing teenage pal Conrad Roy III to kill himself nearly five years ago

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