• Hearing scheduled to clarify Michelle Carter sentence


    BOSTON - The texting suicide case, which captured the attention of the nation, is back in the headlines.

    The state’s Probation Department is now asking for clarification related to the sentencing of the woman convicted in the trial.

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    Right now, part of Carter’s two-and-a-half-year sentence is on hold while the appeals process plays out.

    But the Probation Department said the ruling is confusing, saying the law is unclear on the court’s ability to stay only portion of a split sentence.

    A hearing on the matter has been scheduled for Monday.

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