Thursday, August 03, 2017

Michelle Carter Sentenced To 15 Months In Jail For Texting Suicide Case



Michelle Carter, whose own words helped seal her involuntary manslaughter conviction in the suicide of her teenage boyfriend, was sentenced to 15 months in a Massachusetts jail Thursday -- but will remain free pending appeals.

"This court must and has balanced between rehabilitation, the promise that rehabilitation would work and a punishment for the actions that have occurred," said Bristol County Juvenile Court Judge Lawrence Moniz, emphasizing rehabilitation as a primary component of juvenile justice.

Hundreds of Carter's text messages presented as evidence over six days of testimony in June convinced Moniz of her guilt in a criminal case that hinged largely on intimate cellphone exchanges between Carter and 18-year-old Conrad Roy III. Moniz sentenced Carter to a two-and-a-half-year term -- with 15 months in jail and the balance suspended plus a period of supervised probation. Moniz granted a defense motion to stay the sentence, meaning she will remain free pending her appeals in Massachusetts.

Before imposing his sentence, the judge heard impassioned statements from relatives of Roy -- a troubled young man who struggled with mental health issues and had attempted to take his life before his 2014 suicide. Camdyn Roy broke down on the stand as she spoke of waking up and going to bed each day thinking of her brother. She lamented not being able to attend his wedding or to be an aunt to his children.

Bristol Assistant District Attorney Maryclare Flynn recommended a sentence of seven to 12 years in jail, saying Carter "undertook a deliberate, well thought out campaign ... for her own personal gain and quest for attention."

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Michelle Carter Sentenced To 15 Months In Jail For Texting Suicide Case | Celebrity Review said...

[…] Michelle Carter, whose own words helped seal her involuntary manslaughter conviction in the suicide of her teenage boyfriend, was sentenced to 15 months in a Massachusetts jail Thursday — but will remain free pending appeals. “This court must and has balanced between rehabilitation, the promise that rehabilitation would work and a punishment for the actions that have occurred,” said Bristol County Juvenile Court Judge Lawrence Moniz, emphasizing rehabilitation as a primary component of juvenile justice. Hundreds of Carter’s text messages presented as evidence over six days of testimony in June convinced Moniz of her guilt in a criminal case that hinged largely on intimate cellphone exchanges between Carter and 18-year-old Conrad Roy III. Moniz sentenced Carter to a two-and-a-half-year term — with 15 months in jail and the balance suspended plus a period of supervised probation. Moniz granted a defense motion to stay the sentence, meaning she will remain free pending her appeals in Massachusetts. Before imposing his sentence, the judge heard impassioned statements from relatives of Roy — a troubled young man who struggled with mental health issues and had attempted to take his life before his 2014 suicide. Camdyn Roy broke down on the stand as she spoke of waking up and going to bed each day thinking of her brother. She lamented not being able to attend his wedding or to be an aunt to his children. Bristol Assistant District Attorney Maryclare Flynn recommended a sentence of seven to 12 years in jail, saying Carter “undertook a deliberate, well thought out campaign … for her own personal gain and quest for attention.” The post Michelle Carter Sentenced To 15 Months In Jail For Texting Suicide Case appeared first on CRAZY DAYS AND NIGHTS. Source: Michelle Carter Sentenced To 15 Months In Jail For Texting Suicide Case […]

MontanaMarriott said...

Wow only 15 months?!?! #whiteprivilege

just sayin\' said...

a travesty but i guess it's better than nothing -- there's probably no sentence that would change the heart of such an empty vessel. her tears are for herself. for her lost 15 months. while he is gone forever because of her.

david said...

Sad, sad situation.
Mental health issues are such a huge problem in this country.

TellMeLies said...

F that ugly bitch. Seriously. This girl is HEARTLESS. She didn't give a shit about anything but her own popularity and got off on feeling power over this poor kid. She's a MONSTER!!!

Meg00m said...

Lil psycho toe up looking version of Cara Delevingne deserved more.

zerooptions said...

She literally got away with murder.
I bet she won't even do half the time.

Joel Theriot said...

I hope she gets 'corrected'.

HH314 said...

She is morally repugnant but did not commit any crime. She did not take his life, he did that on his own. The young man had a history of mental illness and prior suicide attempt. Again, while she is absolutely disgusting, it is unfair to sentence her to any prison time.

Stuart said...

Fair would be seeing this psychopath flensed and tossed into a vat of vinegar.

Do Tell said...

Just wait until people in the joint start playing head games with HER.

Do Tell said...

Although she is heinous, she didn't actually kill him herself, that was the mitigating factor. This is probably what was allowed according to sentencing standards.

HH314 said...

i don't know what flensed means but it sounds bad. I think people that commit actual crimes should serve time. Who's to say you won't be incarcerated next Stuart, if someone reads your posting and throws her in a vat of vinegar?

Stuart said...

The positive bias of having a snatch in court is 5 times greater than that of racial effects but don't let pesky facts get in the way of your virtue signalling.

Stuart said...

7-12 years becomes 15 months that she won't serve all of.

Evil goes unpunished. Again. Fuck everything about this.

She23 said...

He texted her to say he was in the middle of killing himself, but that he had gotten out of the vehicle because he was afraid. She texted him back to tell him to get back in and finish the job. She never called the police. She never told anyone. He died in that car. Those are the elements of the crime.

HH314 said...

and he could've just ignored that text. sorry but he was ultimately responsible for his choices

Siliconlifeform said...

Assisted suicide is a crime. Kevorkian went to jail for it.

Siliconlifeform said...

Google "Diminished capacity".

makeittrain said...

fuck this psycho bitch. she should have gotten more time.

HH314 said...

I did. How exactly does it apply here?

HH314 said...

I mean she did not kill him. At best she encouraged him. How is this different from internet trolls doing the same anonymously online? Just think about it for a minute. She got a real conviction for texting

HH314 said...

She didn't buy the equipment he used, it wasn't her car, nor her garage or house. I mean it is mind boggling. I am gonna stop now

HH314 said...

How did she assist him? Did she buy the gas tank, the car, provided the place to do it? She is probably a sociopath but this is not a crime in itself

Elissa said...

The victim's family has filed a civil suit for over 4 million dollars; since she has already been convicted by a criminal court, they'll likely win. It's not the several years in prison that she definitely deserves, but she won't go "unpunished".

Jimbo said...

She's a psychopath and a fledgling serial killer. My apologizes to Dr Lector.

Siliconlifeform said...

She did kill him. He texted her from his car, said he was scared and didn't want to do it. She yelled at him to get back in and bullied him to do it. She made him die. Perhaps you have the same personality disorder she does. He was impaired by mental illness and she knew that. It's no different then someone preying on an old person with dementia.

Kim said...

If that boy would've called anyone else. She's not off the hook and no matter what she does she will have a prison sentence looming over her. This girl deserves the time and after she moves on with her life the higher courts will uphold the verdict and she will have to face the consequences. She just didn't reach out to tell someone he was suicidal which isn't a crime, she willed her power and then basked in sympathy bragging how she could've stopped it.

She23 said...

You're arguing that she didn't murder him. She was not convicted of murder. It was involuntary manslaughter. Wanton and reckless conduct that unintentionally causes the death of another. Your argument is with the law, not with the conviction. But the majority of people seem to believe that this kind of conduct deserves punishment. That is how democracy works.