Appeals Court To Decide Status Of Girls Accused In 'Slender Man' StabbingA decision isn't expected until early next year on whether two 13-year-old Wisconsin girls should be tried as adults on charges of attempting to kill a classmate. Judge Michael Bohren on Wednesday stayed the case against the two girls until a state appeals court can hear arguments.
Girls Accused Of Trying To Kill Classmate Due In CourtTwo 13-year-old Wisconsin girls are due back in court on adult charges of trying to kill a classmate by stabbing her 19 times. Attorneys for the girls are expected to ask a Waukesha County judge Monday to adjourn the case to a later time or place and to suppress some statements.
Psychiatrist: Girl Accused In Stabbing Needs InterventionOne of two Wisconsin girls accused of trying to kill a classmate to please a fictitious horror character has schizophrenia that is getting worse and intervention is the best way to mitigate the symptoms, a psychiatrist testified Thursday.
'Slenderman' Stabbing Suspect Denied Move To Mental Health FacilityThere is a setback for one of the two Wisconsin girls accused of stabbing their friend 19 times. Morgan Geyser appeared by video from the Washington County Juvenile Detention Facility Friday during a court hearing.
Adult Trial For Wis. Girls In Slender Man StabbingTwo young Wisconsin girls accused of stabbing their classmate to please the horror character Slender Man must stand trial as adults for attempted homicide, a judge ruled Friday.
Attorney Argues For Dismissal Of Charge In Wis. Stabbing PlotAn attorney for one of the two girls accused of repeatedly stabbing a classmate and leaving her for dead in a wooded park in southeastern Wisconsin argues the charges against her should be dismissed because the girls were coerced by a fictional Slender Man character that they perceived was real.
Girl Accused In 'Slender Man' Stabbing Due In CourtThe attorney for a Wisconsin girl accused of repeatedly stabbing a classmate to please a fictional horror character is expected to tell a judge whether the defense will challenge a doctor's claim that the 12-year-old is mentally fit to stand trial. A Waukesha County judge is scheduled to hear from the defense Tuesday afternoon.
Doctors Differ On Preteen 'Slenderman' Suspect's Mental StateDoctors disagree over whether the second of two 12-year-old girls accused of stabbing a classmate to please a fictional horror character is fit to stand trial. A Wisconsin judge said Wednesday that he received a report from a state doctor who believes the girl could help with her defense.
Mother Of Stabbing Victim, 12, Talks About OrdealThe mother of a 12-year-old Wisconsin girl stabbed 19 times says her daughter's will to live is the reason she found the strength to crawl out of the woods to get help following the attack. Stacie Leutner and her husband have been talking with ABC's David Muir about their daughter and her ordeal last May following a sleepover with two classmates.
DA: Delay 'Slenderman' Hearing, Discuss Competency Waukesha County prosecutors are asking that next week's preliminary hearing be postponed for one of the two 12-year-old girls accused of stabbing and nearly killing a classmate to please the fictional horror character Slender Man.
Attorney: 2nd 'Slenderman' Stabbing Suspect Not Fit For TrialAn attorney for one of two 12-year-old girls charged with stabbing a classmate in an attempt to please a fictional character says he doubts she is mentally fit to stand trial. One of the girls charged in the case was ordered to receive treatment in August after a judge decided she wouldn't be able to help with her defense if her case went to trial.
Girl, 12, Not Competent For Trial In 'Slender Man' StabbingOne of two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls charged as an adult with stabbing a classmate to please a fictional online horror character has been found mentally unable to stand trial. A judge declared the girl incompetent Friday and ordered her committed for treatment.