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Michelle Carter's Defense Ask Judge To Dismiss Case

Michelle Carter's Defense Ask Judge To Dismiss Case

"Manslaughter is when you accidentally kill someone", she said.

Michelle Carter's high school boyfriend would have killed himself regardless of what she had said in text messages, her defense attorneys said Friday. "It is insufficient evidence to say that Roy would not have taken his life but for Michelle Carter", Cataldo told Moniz in court Friday. Prosecutors said she had pushed him through text messages to kill himself. But in a phone call, Ms Carter "ordered him back in and then listened for 20 minutes as he cried in pain, took his last breath, and then died", Ms Flynn said.

On June 28, 2014, he Googled: "suicide by cop".

Steve Verronneau, a forensic expert who examined computers owned by Roy, testified that the teen searched suicide methods. He did so on July 12, 2014 by attaching a generator to his truck and allowing it to fill with carbon monoxide in a Fairhaven parking lot.

Roy's body was found July 13, 2014, in a Kmart parking lot in Fairhaven, almost 40 miles from his home. He and Carter had been texting the day before and in the weeks prior.

In one message, as reported by the AP, read during testimony from a state trooper Thursday, Carter wrote to Roy about ways he could commit suicide: "Hang yourself, jump off a building, stab yourself idk [I don't know] there's a lot of ways". A judge is hearing her case after she made a decision to waive her right to a jury trial. "I heard him dying". They cited a domestic violence incident involving Roy and his father, according to the Boston Herald.

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Roy essentially suffocated as the carbon monoxide competed with his oxygen, Sandler testified.

Prosecutors argue that numerous text messages are overwhelming evidence that while Carter, now 20, played the role of a loving and distraught girlfriend, she had secretly urged Roy to kill himself.

"You know that", she wrote.

Carter texted Roy that he kept "over thinking it" and "pushing it off". We have no physical activity, no physical actions taken by Ms. Carter.

Roy's mother, Lynn Roy, testified on Tuesday that Carter wanted to set up a baseball tournament fundraiser in Roy's memory, and told her proceeds would go to suicide prevention.

"I heard him die".

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Verronneau, under cross-examination, said Carter could have deleted some cell phone messages she had sent Roy.

Prosecutors said the two met in 2011 and later struck up a romantic relationship - mostly online. With the suicide plan in motion, Mr Roy at one point got out of the vehicle, apparently feeling fear, the prosecutor said.

The controversial case raises contentious questions in MA, where assisting someone in a suicide is not considered a crime. He even told her that he was getting out of the truck because "it was not working". "And no one's really out right now because it's an awkward time", she said. What prosecutors must prove is whether Carter's encouragement resulted in his death.

She was indicted in 2015 and appealed, and took the case to the Massachusetts Supreme Court. He will ultimately decide the verdict, because Carter waived her right to a jury trial. She faces up to 20 years in prison. Carter is charged with involuntary manslaughter for encouraging Conrad Roy III to kil.

The Carter trial is scheduled to resume Monday.

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