On July 4, 2014, a week before Conrad Roy's death, Michelle Carter sent him a series of angry texts after a failed suicide attempt the previous night:
Conrad Roy: hey sorry I just took sleeping pills and fell asleep
Michelle Carter: So it didn't work
Michelle Carter: That's such a lie
Michelle Carter: You said you wanted this bad. I knew you weren't gonna try hard
Michelle Carter: I feel like such an idiot
Conrad Roy: Why
Michelle Carter: Because you didn't even do anything! You lied about this whole thing! You said you were gonna go to the woods and do it and you said things that made me feel like maybe you were actually serious, and I poured my heart out to you thinking this was gonna be the last time I talked to you. And then you tell me you took sleeping pills? Whixh [sic] first of all I know that's a lie because you already said you wouldn't get enough and idk how you would of [sic] got them. I'm just so confused. I thought you really wanted to die but apparently you don't, I feel played and just stupid
Conrad Roy: Don't I found out a new plan. and I'm gonna fo [sic] it tonight
Michelle Carter: I don't believe you
Michelle Carter: You're gonna have to prove me wrong because I just don't think you really want this. You just keeps [sic] pushing it off to another night and say you'll do it but you never do
Conrad Roy: okay
Michelle Carter: Okay what?
Conrad Roy: I'll prove you wrong
Michelle Carter: What are you planning on doing?
Michelle Carter: Poision [sic] would work
Conrad Roy: Carbon monoxide or helium gas. I want to deprive myself of oxygen
Conrad Roy: don't feel like an idiot it's gonna happen
Michelle Carter: Tonight?
Conrad Roy: Eventually
Michelle Carter: Cute J haha I love you
Michelle Carter: SEE THATS WHAT I MEAN. YOU KEEP PUSHING IT OFF! You just said you were gonna do it tonight and now you're saying eventually….