Aunt of Texting Suicide Victim Seeking Steep Punishment

The Massachusetts teenager who took his own life after being persuaded to in text messages from his girlfriend has caused a stir in the legal field, and is posing problematic when it comes to sentencing. The boy’s aunt  is asking for 20 years behind bars for the now 20 year old, but the  woman’s father will ask that his daughter be spared prison time. Michelle Carter is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday after being found guilty in June of involuntary manslaughter.

Aunt of texting suicide victim seeks stiff punishment