Young woman found guilty of manslaughter for encouraging boyfriend to kill himself

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.

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Emily Bazelon - staff writer for the New York Times magazine, co-host of Slate’s Political Gabfest podcast, and a fellow at Yale Law School - @EmilyBazelon

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Madeleine Brand

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Gina Pollack, Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta, Christian Bordal, Quinn O'Toole