Prosecutors will ask court to impose Michelle Carter's jail sentence

 turnto10.com  02/07/2019 17:14:22 

Michelle Carter listens while a Juvenile Court judge sentences her for involuntary manslaughter in the suicide of Conrad Roy III, Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, in Taunton. (CNN/Pool)

Prosecutors in Bristol County, Massachusetts, are moving to have Michelle Carter, convicted in a high-profile texting-suicide case, put in jail.

The district attorney's office said Thursday that it has filed a motion to revoke the court order that kept Carter free while she appealed.

The Supreme Judicial Court on Wednesday upheld Carter's conviction on a charge of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Conrad Roy III in 2014.

The trial judge found Carter caused Roy's death when she instructed him to get back in a truck filled with carbon monoxide in Fairhaven. Carter, now 22, was sentenced to 15 months at the Bristol County House of Corrections.

The district attorney said the motion to impose her sentence will be heard Monday afternoon in Taunton. Carter has been told to appear, prosecutors said.

Carter's legal team said it was considering its options, including an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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