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Tyler Clementi's family: Webcam jury got it right

BY GEOFF MULVIHILL, ASSOCIATED PRESS

imageTRENTON, N.J. -- The parents of  Rutgers student Tyler Clementi, right, who committed suicide days after his roommate used a webcam to see him kissing another man said Friday that a jury got it right last week by convicting their son's roommate of hate crimes and other offenses.

"They reached their decision based on the facts shown by the evidence," Tyler Clementi's father, Joseph Clementi, said in a written statement. "At the conclusion of the trial, the defense's explanation of what happened was simply not believable."

Meanwhile, the other man in the live streaming video - identified in court only by the initials M.B. - said the roommate, Dharun Ravi, deserves prison time for his actions.

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