Teenager Who Urged Friend to Kill Himself Is Guilty of Manslaughter

By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE and JESS BIDGOOD June 16, 2017 TAUNTON, Mass. — A young woman who sent a barrage of text messages to another teenager urging him to kill himself was found guilty Friday of involuntary manslaughter in a case that...

Trial Over Suicide and Texting Lays Bare Pain of 2 Teenagers

The trial of Michelle Carter, who is accused of pressuring a friend to kill himself, centers on texts that reveal the mind-sets of two emotionally unstable young people.