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Crime: Texting Death Case #1114168

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 03, 2017
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Taunton, Massachusetts: Deborah Roberts) The sentencing of Michelle Carter to prison for her text messaging that coaxed her boyfriend Conrad Roy into committing suicide examined; scenes shown from the Massachusetts courtroom with the Judge Lawrence Moniz†† speaking about the sentence; details given about the teenagers' text messaging & the defense claims of mental illness. [Roy's aunt Kim BOZZI†- reacts.] [In court, sister Camdyn ROY & Father Conrad ROY, Jr. - read statements.] The issue of whether Carter is remorseful discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) Special coverage of the story on "20/20" noted.

Muir, David;
Roberts, Deborah

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