A former Boston College student has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with the suicide of her boyfriend in May.
The indictment of Inyoung You, 21, for the death of 22-year-old Alexander Urtula was announced in the United States of Massachusetts on Monday.
A local lawyer stated that Ms. You, a South Korean national, had been abusive to Mr. Urtula.
Mr. Urtula died hours before his graduation on 20 May.
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Ms You, currently in South Korea, has so far made no public comment on of the case.
What the charges?
At a press conference on Monday, Suffolk County Prosecutor Rahael Rawlins announced that you were charged with involuntary manslaughter by a large Suffolk County court hearing
. was physically, verbally and mentally abusive to Mr Urtula during their 18-month turbulent relationship. "
"The abuse is becoming more frequent, more severe and shameful in the days and hours leading to Mr Urtula's death," the lawyer said.
She said the couple had exchanged more than 75,000 text messages through the two months before Mr. Urtula's death.
In her publications, Ms. You urged Mr. Urtula to "go and kill h.
She added that on May 20, Ms. You were" tracking Mr. n Urtula and go to the Renaissance Garage, where he commits suicide.
Where to Get Help
From Canada or US: If you are in an emergency, please call 911
You can contact the US National Suicide Prevention Line at 1-800 -273-8255 or with the crisis test line by sending an SMS to HOME on 741741
Young people in need of assistance can call the Children's Helpline at 1-800-668-6868
you are in the UK, you can call the Samaritans on 116123
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