Conrad Roy III killed himself in a parking lot by hooking up a water pump that emitted carbon monoxide to the cab of his truck. He was texting his 17-year-old girlfriend Michelle Carter, who repeatedly urged him to go through with with killing himself. He was found dead the next day.
Young woman found guilty of manslaughter for encouraging boyfriend to kill himself
- Emily Bazelon - Staff writer, New York Times; co-host, Slate Political Gabfest podcast - @EmilyBazelon