A Wisconsin teen is going to spend the next 40 years in a mental institution for nearly stabbing a friend to death to please the fictional Slender Man character.
A Wisconsin teen who nearly killed a friend to please fictional horror character Slender Man has been sentenced to spend 25 years in a mental hospital. We’ve got the details.
In court, Morgan Geyser broke down in tears as she described stabbing her friend for ‘Slender Man’ in 2014. When asked where she stabbed the victim, Morgan chillingly replied ‘everywhere.’ Read her account here.
So heartbreaking. The parents of the ‘Slender Man’ stabbing suspect, Anissa Weier, are still devastated about the attempted murder that took place in 2014. In a brand new interview, they revealed, ‘we think about the victim every day.’
The world got their first look at 12-year-old Slender Man stabbing victim Payton Leutner on ABC’s ’20/20.’ In the interview, her parents revealed her desperate fight to survive after her two best friends allegedly stabbed her 19 times in a secluded forest area in May 2013.
We’re finally getting a glimpse at Payton Leutner, the 12-year-old who suffered 19 stab wounds allegedly at the hands of her 12-year-old best friends, Morgan Geyser and Anissa Weier, who were obsessed with the Slender Man myth. Her identity and first photos were revealed in the world exclusive interview with 20/20 on Sept. 26, and her parents spoke out about her harrowing survival story.
In a July 2 court hearing for the Slender Man Stabbing in Wisconsin, the results of Morgan Geyser’s mental competency evaluation were revealed.
Morgan Geyser, 12, has been in police custody since she and Anissa Weier, also 12, allegedly attacked and stabbed one of their classmates 19 times. After she was charged as an adult by the state of Wisconsin, a competency evaluation of Morgan was ordered by the court. On July 2, the results of Morgan’s evaluation by 2 different doctors were revealed during a court hearing.
The man who originally created Slender Man has finally opened up about the horrific stabbing of a 12-year-old girl in Wisconsin. The two alleged stabbers, also 12, claim they attempted to kill the girl for the fictional character.
Eric Knudsen is the photoshop artist behind Slender Man. In 2009, he created a series of creepy photographs depicting the fictional character preying on groups of children as part of an online photoshop contest. Now, Eric is expressing his condolences after two 12-year-old girls attempted to kill their friend, also 12, by stabbing her 19 times as a sacrifice to the internet meme he created.
The two girls, 12, who allegedly carried out an attack on their friend by stabbing her 19 times for a fictional character named Slender Man, referred to the incident as ‘stabby, stab, stab’ while being interviewed by police.
Morgan Geyser and Anissa Weier, both 12, were arrested within hours of the brutal stabbing that left their friend for dead. They were later interviewed by detectives separately, which is when Morgan described the violent incident as “stabby, stab, stab.” Awful.
One of the alleged Slender Man stabbers’ parents definitely knew about her obsession. In April 2014, Morgan Geyser’s father shared her creepy drawing on his Instagram account, referring to her as ‘Mogo.’
Morgan Geyser, 12, was so obsessed with Slender Man that she could not stop thinking about him. Her father, Matt Geyser, even shared one of Morgan’s drawings of Slender Man on his now-deleted Instagram account just weeks before she allegedly attempted to kill her 12-year-old friend.
The brother of Anissa Weier, 12, one of the alleged Slender Man stabbers, has revealed that his little sister is completely obsessed with the creepy myth. Sadly, he has no idea how or why her dreams turned into a scary reality.
William Weier believes that his little sister, Anissa, 12, knew what she was doing when she and her friend, Morgan Geyser, also 12, allegedly conspired and attempted to kill their friend. In his first interview after Anissa’s arrest, William shares that he wishes his little sister had “enough sense” to tell the difference between reality and fantasy.
No one saw this coming. Two girls, both 12, plotted to murder their friend by bringing her into the woods and stabbing her 19 times. The girls claim they did it to join Slender Man, a paranormal figure they read about online.
Morgan Geyser and Anissa Weier, both 12 years old, are being charged as adults after attempting to the kill their friend during a weekend sleepover. The two girls later told police they stabbed their friend 19 times and left her to die in the woods so that they could join the “cult” of Slender Man. The paranormal figure started off as an online meme in 2009, but was later given a creepy background and turned into a scary story for kids to read online.
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