Michelle Carter Texting Suicide Trial

Prosecutors say a Massachusetts woman charged with manslaughter for allegedly sending her boyfriend text messages encouraging him to kill himself wanted the sympathy and attention that came with being the "grieving girlfriend."

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Michelle Carter is accused of convincing her boyfriend Conrad Roy to kill himself.
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Carter appeared in court for opening statements on Tuesday, June 6.
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The first witness was Conrad Roy's mother.
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Alexandra Eblan, one of Michelle Carter's classmates testified on Wednesday morning.
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Ali Eithier, one of Carter's camp friends also took the stand.
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Olivia Mosolgo, another one of Michelle Carter's classmates also took the stand.
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Another classmate, Samantha Boardman, also testified Wednesday morning.
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Det. Scott Gordon of the Fairhaven police department testified Wednesday afternoon.
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Massachusetts State Police trooper Brock Morrissette testified on Thursday morning about the phone records between Michelle Carter and Conrad Roy on the day of the suicide.
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Dr Faryl Sandler testified about the autopsy performed on Conrad Roy.
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Sgt Michael Bates with the Massachusetts State Police testified about the text messages between Conrad Roy and Michelle Carter.
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The defense team called their first witness Justin King with the Mattapoisett Police Department on Friday morning.
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Steven Verronneau testified about websites and information found on Conrad Roy's laptops and phones.
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The defense team called expert witness Dr. Peter Breggin on Monday morning.
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Michelle Carter cries while flanked by defense attorneys Joseph Cataldo, left, and Cory Madera, after being found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the suicide of Conrad Roy III, Friday, June 16, 2017, in Bristol Juvenile Court in Taunton, Massachusetts.
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