The woman convicted of convincing her boyfriend to kill himself through a series of text messages is getting support from another woman who gained fame because of a high-profile trial.
Amanda Knox, who spent years in an Italian jail after being convicted of killing her roommate, wrote an op-ed in the L.A. Times and said that even though it’s difficult, Michelle Carter deserves sympathy and professional help that Conrad Roy didn’t get before he took his own life at Carter’s encouraging.
Knox said she sees parallels in the so-called “Femme Fatale” narrative prosecutors used in her murder trial in Italy.
Sympathy is not what the Roy family expressed during a sentencing hearing that allowed Michelle Carter to go home to Plainville, for now, as a free woman.
Carter, 20, crouched down into the back of a car outside her family’s Plainville home hours after a sentencing hearing that sent Roy’s father rushing