Michelle Carter Sentenced To 2.5 Years In Texting Suicide Case

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Source: CBS

Aug. 4 2017, Updated 12:28 p.m. ET

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Michelle Carter has been sentenced to prison followed by probation in the texting suicide case.

The 20-year-old was sentenced August 3rd following her conviction for involuntary manslaughter. The judge handed down a prison sentence of two and a half years, however, he said that Michelle will only serve 15 months of that term, followed by a period of probation.

She was found guilty of causing the 2014 suicide of her boyfriend Conrad Roy after she repeatedly urged him to take his own life in a series of text messages.

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Michelle was facing a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison.

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