BRISTOL COUNTY, Mass. A teenage girl is facing charges of involuntary manslaughter after investigators say she encouraged a fellow high school student to commit suicide in July 2014, Fox8 reports.
Conrad Roy, 18, committed suicide on July 13, 2014, Michelle Carter, 18, is accused of “strongly influencing” Roy’s decision to kill himself, according to Fox8.
Carter was allegedly aware of Roy’s suicidal thoughts and encouraged him to take his own life, rather than attempting to assist him or notify officials.
After Roy’s death, Carter posted several messages on her twitter account mourning him.