10:30 am July 1, 2016: The Massachusetts teen who encouraged her boyfriend to commit suicide by asphyxiation in the cab of his truck will stand trial as a youthful offender for involuntary manslaughter. The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts just handed down its decision that the grand jury action was proper in returning the indictment for involuntary manslaughter against Michelle Carter whose text messages from afar are the primary basis for the charges. Read the decision here. The decision lays out the facts and includes a number of text messages in the footnotes. Highlights from the decision are: On July 13, 2014, 18 year old Conrad Roy was found dead of carbon monoxide poisoning in the cab of his pickup truck in a store parking lot in Fairhaven, Massachusetts. Roy had been treated for mental illness since 2011 and had…

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