Recent Conviction Shows That Words Can Have Real Consequences

06/19/17 – 1:23 P.M.

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Facebook page shared an article about the conviction of a young woman on involuntary manslaughter charges. The post linked to an article from about the conviction of Michelle Carter. Crime Prevention Officer Beth Baker said that Carter urged her boyfriend to kill himself back in 2014 when she could have helped.

Beth Baker

Baker said the conviction stresses the importance of teaching kids right from wrong.

Beth Baker

Baker said it is best to talk to your kids and pay attention to their online presence.