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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.

09/11/2014

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Attorney: 2nd ‘Slenderman’ Stabbing Suspect Not Fit For Trial

An 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.

09/10/2014

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Girl, 12, Not Competent For Trial In ‘Slender Man’ Stabbing

One 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.

08/01/2014

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Donor Gives Purple Heart To ‘Slender Man’ Stabbing Victim

The Waukesha girl who was stabbed 19 times, allegedly by two classmates who thought her death would please a fictional online character, has received a special gift. The 12-year-old girl is out of the hospital and has been recovering at home.

07/22/2014

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Wis. Girl Stabbed By Preteen Classmates Is On The Mend

The 12-year-old Waukesha, Wis. girl who was stabbed last month by two classmates fixated on a fictional horror character has recovered enough to go to the movies with her father. The girl’s family released a statement Tuesday saying she continues to deal with physical and emotional challenges, but she has a “courageous heart.”

06/24/2014

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Doctor To Evaluate 12-Year-Old Stabbing Suspect

A 12-year-old girl accused of stabbing a friend in a quest to please a spooky fictional character will have a mental evaluation, while an attorney for a second girl also charged in the crime said Wednesday that he could raise the issue of competency later.

06/11/2014

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Family: Wisconsin Stabbing Victim Out Of Hospital

The parents of a 12-year-old Wisconsin girl who survived being stabbed 19 times and left for dead say she has been released from the hospital.

06/06/2014

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Good Question: Who Is Slenderman?

Their case is perhaps not unlike the horror stories that inspired it. Two 12-year-old girls are accused of stabbing a friend nearly 20 times in the woods near Milwaukee – all to impress a make-believe Internet monster. His name is Slenderman, a faceless ghoul many parents had likely never heard of until this week.

06/04/2014

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Who Is Slenderman?

Two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls who have been charged with stabbing and nearly killing a friend told investigators that they planned the slaying to curry favor with a fictional character they read about on a horror website.

06/03/2014

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Attorney: Girl Charged In Stabbing Is Mentally Ill

Two 12-year-old southeastern Wisconsin girls charged with trying to stab their friend to death to please a mythological creature had struggled to decide who should do the deed.

06/03/2014

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