Aunt of Texting Suicide Victim Seeking Steep Punishment
Written by broebling on August 2, 2017
The Massachusetts teenager who took his own life after being persuaded to in text messages from his girlfriend has caused a stir in the legal field, and is posing problematic when it comes to sentencing. The boy’s aunt is asking for 20 years behind bars for the now 20 year old, but the woman’s father will ask that his daughter be spared prison time. Michelle Carter is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday after being found guilty in June of involuntary manslaughter.