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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Police say two 12-year-old girls lured a friend into some woods in southeastern Wisconsin where one of them held her down as the other stabbed her 19 times.
A man has been charged with allegedly stabbing a St. Paul woman Saturday evening, killing her. Willie James Chestnut, 54, has been charged with two counts of murder in the second degree. According to the criminal complaint, police responded to a call about a stabbing around 5:30 p.m. May 10 in the 1400 block of Minnehaha Avenue East.
One person is in custody after a stabbing in downtown Minneapolis early Tuesday morning left one person injured, according to police. Minneapolis Police were called to the Loring Towers Apartments at 15 East Grant Street at about 1 a.m. on a report of a stabbing.
Two women were taken to the hospital with minor injuries after being stabbed during an attempted robbery in northeast Minneapolis early Monday morning, according to police. Authorities said the incident happened at about 12:20 a.m. near the intersection of University Avenue NE and Hennepin Avenue NE.
A 71-year-old man is hospitalized after being stabbed Thursday night by a Redby, Minn. man he had just let use his phone, leading to an eight-hour manhunt in Beltrami County. Sheriff Phil Hodapp says 23-year-old Orland James Spears showed up at the front door of Mert Scripture’s home in Grant Township just before 9:30 p.m. and asked to use his phone.
Three teenagers are charged in a string of robberies that resulted in one man being hospitalized for stab wounds to the neck. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced the charges Tuesday morning.
The Willmar teenager who pleaded guilty to killing his friend’s grandmother has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. Brok Junkermeier, 19, admitted to choking and then stabbing Lila Warwick at her home on July 29, 2013. He had hatched a plan with her grandson to steal her money. He described his actions in court last week. He said after he forced her to write a check to him, he strangled her for 20 minutes. After that, he got a dagger and started stabbing her because, as he confessed, “I didn’t think she was dead.”
A 29-year-old man was taken into custody Wednesday morning in connection with the stabbing of another man and the alleged assault of a 2-year-old child, police said. The Jordan Police Department was called to a stabbing at about 11 p.m. Monday on the 100 block of West Third Street.
One man pleaded guilty Friday and three other people were charged in connection with the stabbing death of a man in a Fargo parking lot last month. Wade Garrett, 19, pleaded guilty in East Central District Court to felony murder in the March 14 death of 26-year-old Rolandas House, whose body was discovered near a grocery store on the city’s south side. Police say Garrett stabbed House multiple times.
A 19-year-old man has pleaded guilty in a 79-year-old Willmar woman’s stabbing death, according to the Kandiyohi County Court. On Wednesday, Brok Junkermeier specifically pleaded guilty to first-degree premeditated murder in connection to the late July 2013 incident.