Introduction—I Love You, Now Die: The Prosecution (03:52)
Michelle Carter and Conrad Roy III exchange thousands of texts, including messages about love and death. Carter goes on trial for encouraging Conrad's suicide. (Credits)
Conrad's Suicide (05:14)
Fairhaven police search for Conrad after he is reported missing; they find his truck in a parking lot. His family recalls learning of his death. Detectives Scott Gordon and Glenn Cudmore find disturbing text messages between Conrad and Carter.
Criminal Indictment (04:21)
Gordon and Cudmore interview Carter at her school; they confiscate her phone and review the content. A grand jury indicts Carter on charges of involuntary manslaughter. Text messages shock Conrad's loved ones.
Conrad's Mental Health (07:50)
A month before his death, Conrad made a video about his struggle with social anxiety and depression. Family members share memories and discuss Conrad's struggles. Conrad Sr. blames Carter for his son's death.
Relationship and Court Hearing (07:22)
Carter suggests ways for Conrad to kill himself. Conrad's sister Camdyn discusses the couple meeting in Florida; they exchange thousands of texts. Carter's attorneys appeal her criminal indictment.
Manslaughter Trial (04:19)
Carter waives her right to a jury trial. Reporters reflect on the hearing. Prosecutors call Lynn Roy as their first witness; she identifies her son in a photo and Carter in the courtroom.
Carter's Persona and Social Life (06:39)
Experts discuss public perceptions of Carter. Camdyn testifies about texts she received from Carter after Conrad's death. Carter's schoolmates testify about their interactions with Carter.
Carter's Need for Attention (05:59)
Two days before Conrad's death, Carter tells Samantha Boardman he is missing; she texts Conrad about the generator. After his death, Carter texts schoolmates, frequently posts on Facebook, and creates Homers for Conrad. Witnesses testify about her behavior.
Public Narrative (04:44)
Prosecutors lead court members to the location of Conrad's suicide. Experts discuss the narrative regarding Carter, public reaction, and the vilification of women.
Carter's Mental Health (04:25)
Experts discuss Carter's mental health issues and her neediness. See captions from Carter's Twitter profile and texts with schoolmates; witnesses testify about her behavior.
Causation Issue (04:51)
Carter's attorney Joseph Cataldo describes the focus on Carter rather than root causes of Conrad's suicide; he files for a finding of not guilty. Prosecutors must prove Carter caused Conrad's death; see texts between Carter and Conrad.
Credits: I Love You, Now Die: The Prosecution (01:08)
Credits: I Love You, Now Die: The Prosecution
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