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New Hampshire Man Convicted of Aiding in Roommate's Suicide

Hogan gave his roommate a stick to pull the trigger

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    New Hampshire Man Convicted of Aiding in Roommate's Suicide
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    A jury in New Hampshire has convicted a man of helping his roommate kill himself by bringing a gun to the scene of his death and advising him on how to use it.

    Police said 19-year-old Michael Buskey killed himself in May 2018 in the woods near his apartment in Plymouth. WMUR-TV reports his roommate, 20-year-old Parker Hogan, was found guilty Wednesday of aiding suicide by giving Buskey a stick to pull the trigger. He also was convicted of falsifying evidence by wiping his fingerprints off the gun.

    Hogan's lawyers argued that he was a friend who helped Buskey carry out his wishes.

    Buskey's mother, Jennifer Phelps, said she's relieved Hogan has been convicted.

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    Hogan hasn't been sentenced yet.

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