>> Miss Carter, please stand.>> A Massachusetts judge finding Michelle Carter guilty of involuntary manslaughter for sending her boyfriend a barrage of text messages urging him to kill himself. Carter cried as the verdict was rendered.>> For failure to act, where she had a self-created duty to Mr. Roy, constituted each and all, wanton and reckless conduct.
>> Carter, now 20 years old, was a teen at the time of her boyfriend's death.>> I've created a monster out of myself.>> Eighteen year old Conrad Roy committed suicide in July of 2014, by inhaling carbon monoxide fumes inside his truck. At one point though, he expressed doubts about what he was doing and got out of the truck.
But prosecutors say Carter urged him in a series of text to get back inside and kill himself.>> Now, this has been a very tough time for our family and we like to just process this verdict that we're happy with.>> The trial marks the first time prosecutors in Massachusetts have sought such a stiff charge in a case based on text messages.
>> All rise.>> Carter now faces up to 20 years in prison.