Blog Confession Helps Convict Teen of Manslaughter

Here is another sign of the digital, wired, networked times: is reporting the story of a teenager who was convicted of manslaughter after an online confession was discovered by prosecutors on the teen’s blog.

From the article —

An 18-year-old passenger who caused a fatal crash by pulling on the steering wheel pleaded guilty to DUI manslaughter after prosecutors discovered a confession on his online blog.

Blake Ranking wrote “I did it” on his journal three days after the October 2004 crash that caused a friend’s death and left another seriously injured. He had previously told investigators he remembered nothing of the crash and little of its aftermath.

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Teen Guilty Of Manslaughter After Online Confession