Plainville teen charged following friend’s suicide
By The Associated Press/News Staff
Police and prosecutors say 18-year-old Michelle Carter, of
The cause of death was carbon monoxide poisoning. Carter was 17 at the time of
She is free on bail. Her lawyer says that Carter did not commit a crime and expects the charge to be dismissed.
Carter’s parents released a statement:
“Our hearts have and remain broken for the Roy family. For everyone that does not know our daughter, she is not the villain the media is portraying her to be. She is a quiet, kind, and sympathetic young girl. She tried immensely to help Mr. Roy in his battle with depression. We know that once all of the facts are released, our daughter will be found innocent.”
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