Woman sentenced in Massachusetts texting/suicide case

Standard-Times writer Curt Brown discusses the day Michelle Carter, 20, was sentenced for involuntary manslaughter in the 2014 texting/suicide case of her boyfriend, Conrad Roy III. Carter received a 2.5 year sentence but must serve only 15 months in a Bristol County, Massachusetts House of Correction followed by a probationary sentence with conditions until 2022. The incarceration portion of her sentence is stayed pending appeal. Brown discusses courtroom and community reaction, and the next steps in the case. The victim's family is now suing Carter for $4.2 million.