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Michelle Carter Sentenced To 15 Months In Jail In Suicide Texting Case04:46

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Michelle Carter was sentenced to 15 months in prison on Thursday but will remain free pending the appeal of her manslaughter conviction for convincing her suicidal friend to kill himself.

A judge sentenced Carter to serve 15 months, but he then agreed to a defense request to stay the sentence until all appeals are exhausted. WBUR's David Boeri was there for the sentencing.

This segment aired on August 3, 2017.


David Boeri Twitter Senior Reporter
Now retired, David Boeri was a senior reporter at WBUR.


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